She held international CE conferences on Self-Care Deficit
Nursing Theory in Belgium, Canada, and Thailand which attracted nurses from all over the world.
They explain the self-care deficit
theory of nursing and its conceptual elements, including the science of self-care, self-care agency, self-care deficits
, and human assistance for persons with health-associated self-care limitations.
As this study involved nursing practice, Dorothea Orem's Self-care Deficit
Nursing Theory was selected as the theoretical framework (Berbiglia 2010).
Abstract: Guided by Orem's self-care deficit
nursing theory, the purpose of this descriptive comparative study was to examine the emotional support, physical help, and health of caregivers of stroke survivors.
Diagnosis: Impaired mobility and self-care deficit
related to weakness from inactivity and degenerative joint disease (considered a common "wear and tear" disease of the elderly).
Impaired mobility and self-care deficit
related to left-sided weakness secondary to a stroke.
The Self-Care Deficit
Nursing Theory developed by Dorothea Orem is one of the nursing theories commonly used in nursing practice (Berbiglia, 2006:255).
Guided by Orem's self-care deficit
nursing theory, this article identifies self-care needs about which physical and occupational therapists believe caregivers most frequently want information.
Orem's self-care deficit
theory (1995) served as the theoretical framework for this study.
Tenders are invited for One (1) Level 4I Community Care Facility to serve Adolescents betweenages 6-18 years diagnosed with intellectual disabilities and who present with severe behavioral challenges and/or severe self-care deficits
In reality however, they were often interpreted in practice as simply a framework or structure for assessment, based on concepts such as self-care deficits
or activities of daily living.
4) Address the person's basic self-care deficits