Assenting to exposedness – meanings of receiving assisted bodily care in a nursing home as narrated by older persons

Source : Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences.
Most older persons moving to a nursing home need to receive assisted bodily care, which means being in a position of vulnerability. However, few studies have explicitly focused on the meanings of receiving assisted bodily care from the older persons’ perspective. This study aimed to elucidate meanings of receiving assisted bodily care, as narrated by older persons living in a nursing home.