Our research addresses homecare for older people. Our goal is to provide new knowledge about homecare that supports older people. Our research concerns existential aspects related to well-being and recovery post discharge, transition from hospital to homecare nursing and cultures within homecare.

Family nursing and health promotion: including patients and families of all ages, in all settings, and across sectors. Zero-separation and couplet care of a newborn family entity, including interventions for fathers, siblings and the partnership between families and health care professionals.

Research areas: Caring Science and A Person-centered Health Care System, Relations, Communication and Ethics; trust & power linked to autonomy & dignity, Life phenomena  (as hope, courage, loneliness, anxiety), in health, suffering, illness and disease, Development of clinical awareness.

My research focusses on patients’ fundamental care needs; how relational nursing care may improve patients’ experience of their tracjectories. Furthermore, on physical and psychosocial needs: e.g. pain, nutrition and sleep. My frameworks are Fundamentals of Care and Complex Interventions.

Our research group focuses on Intensive care nursing and Home mechanical ventilation. In a five-year programme we develop, test, evaluate and implement nurse-led interventions to support patients’ cognitive rehabilitation. The Novo Nordisk Foundation granted 7.5 million DKK.

Associate Professors

My research is on everyday life and living with Parkinson’s disease from patients and relatives perspective,  and how nurses may support better living with Parkinson’s Disease in multidisciplinary collaboration. I use phenomenological methodology and complex interventions framework in my research.

My research is mainly focussed on evidence-based practice especially on how to base clinical guidelines on qualitative evidence and how to integrate quantitative and qualitative evidence in recommendations. My research is also focussed on how to improve quality of life for people with ADHD.

Getting access to the person’s perpective is fundamental to achieve understanding of the mental proces in recovering after illness and injury. With a qualitative approach I study how to get on with life after or with health issues. Lately, I use this knowledge to develop prevention of mental issues.

Assistant Professors

My research focus on prevention and rehabilitation, with a specific interest in people with mental disorders, older people, and people with chronic conditions. The goal is to contribute to the development of initiatives that meet the needs of the patients, citizens, and healthcare professionals.

My research focuses on patients' and relatives' perspectives and on developing patient involvement interventions in healthcare settings using qualitative methodologies. I am interested in hospitalised patients' needs, care transitions, life with cognitive impairment, and health inequality.