Residential aged care nurses: portraits of resilience
What is it about?
This article explores aged care nurses working in interim, rehabilitation and residential aged care perceptions of resilience. and in particular how the nurses remain resilient in their work environment. Through the qualitative methodology of Portraiture the personal pictures of nurses resilience is 'painted by words'.
Why is it important?
What is shown through the aged care nursing portraits is that these nurses are survivors and victors, actively engaged in their own empowerment, resistance and resilience.
The following have contributed to this page: Associate Professor Vicki Cope