Funding for this research was provided by:
The Research and Development Council of the Södra Älvsborg County
FoU Sjuhärad Välfärd
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-12-01
Received: 3 September 2019
Accepted: 19 December 2019
First Online: 30 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Regional ethical review board of Gothenburg University (reference number 578–11). Statement of consent: Included residents were provided both written and verbal information. Informed approval was obtained from decision-capable individuals. Written informed consent was the standard procedure. If physical disability prevented the participant from personally signing, the attending nurse affirmed with a signature that informed verbal consent was obtained. However, many participants had varying forms of dementia. If a resident lacked comprehension of the provided information, they participated only if they or their surrogates, such as s spouse or child/children, did not refuse participation after the provision of information regarding the study. This procedure was approved by the Regional ethical review board of Gothenburg University.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interests.