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
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..View full abstract
This research was supported by funding from the Victorian Government, Department of Health and Human Services.