Journal article

What is and what ought to be: A meta-synthesis of residential aged care staffs' perspectives on quality care

Stephanie M Garratt, Leona Kosowicz, Andrew S Gilbert, Briony Dow, Joan Ostaszkiewicz

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: As places of both residence and work, what constitutes "good quality care" in residential aged care requires consideration of staffs' perspectives. OBJECTIVE: A meta-synthesis of the qualitative literature was conducted exploring residential aged care staff perspectives on "quality of care." METHODS: Six electronic databases were searched for articles that met the screening inclusion criteria. This meta-synthesis was informed by the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses guidelines, and included studies were critically appraised using JBI SUMARI. Two independent reviewers conducted thematic network mapping and analysis of included articles, with oversi..

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