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Exploring the Relationship of Knowledge and Perceptions/Attitudes of Alzheimer's Disease (AD) with Perceived Experiences of Working with AD Patients Among Caregivers at Long-Term Care Facilities

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Alsulami, Ohud

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ThesisMaster of Social Work (MSW)Social WorkThis study examines how knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are associated with experiences of caregivers working with AD patients at long-term care facilities in the United States. This study was found understanding the relationships is important to provide a quality of healthcare services for optimal health outcomes among AD patients. This study employed a cross-sectional paper-pencil survey to collect the data. The survey asked participants to self-report quantitative information as to social demographics, knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes (independent variables) of AD, and perceived experiences (dependent variable) of caregivers working with AD patients at long-term care facilities. This result showed positive relationship between the perceived experience of the AD caregivers and all the three variables. While the relationships were not significant. The findings of the study provided implications for scale work practice, police, and research.Electronic theses & dissertations collection for Atlanta University & Clark Atlanta University
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2018 05 21
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