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Table 3 Feelings about nursing homes

From: Home visits - central to primary care, tradition or an obligation? A qualitative study

Nursing homes are a place of... Nursing homes are... In nursing homes it is... Nursing home residents...
...resignation. ...holding institutions. ...sterile. ...don't have a place elsewhere.
...incapacitation. ...barracks for the elderly. ...anonymous. ...feel rejected.
...heteronomy. ...look-outs for death. ...depressing. ...are living in forced circumstances.
...sadness.   ...awful. ...gossip about and distinct from each other.
...loneliness.   ...gruesome. ...have lost their personality.
...anguish.   ...inhumane. ...are unhappy.
...stench.    
...despair.    
...dementia.