Nurse with speciality within mental health. Work experience from home care services and mental health. Currently employed as associate professor in Bachelor. The research is mainly on relatives of persons with dementia and psychosis with a focus on relationship quality within the families, quality of life, nursing, and minority health
Bjørge, Heidi; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Goyal, Alka Rani (2023). Always on alert: How relatives of family members with dementia experience the transition from home to permanent nursing home placement. Nursing Open .
Bjørge, Heidi; Gunnheim, Niklas; Bachke, André; Anker-Rasch, Celina; Sheikoleslami, Rohangez; Finstad, Ann-Kristin; Karterud, Dag; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Lohne, Vibeke; Sæterstrand, Torill Margaret (2023). The solitary and uncertain learning process: A qualitative study of nursing students’ experiences in the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Teaching and Learning in Nursing .
Gulestø, Ragnhild; Lillekroken, Daniela; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Bjørge, Heidi (2023). Different senses of one’s place: Exploring social adjustment to home-based care services among family caregivers from minority ethnic backgrounds who have relatives living with dementia. Dementia . Vol. 22.
Gulestø, Ragnhild; Lillekroken, Daniela; Bjørge, Heidi; Halvorsrud, Liv (2021). Interactions between healthcare personnel and family caregivers of people with dementia from minority ethnic backgrounds in home-based care—An explorative qualitative study. Journal of Advanced Nursing . Vol. 78.
Lillekroken, Daniela; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Gulestø, Ragnhild; Bjørge, Heidi (2021). Family caregivers’ experiences of providing care for family members from minority ethnic groups living with dementia: A qualitative systematic review. 17 p. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN) .
Sæterstrand, Torill Margaret; Blomberg, Karin; Finstad, Ann-Kristin; Sheikoleslami, Rohangez; Bjørge, Heidi; Halvorsrud, Liv; Karterud, Dag
Caring, Learning and Learning Environment in the Early Stage of the Pandemic. "I want to become a nurse to contribute to society!" Nursing students experiences 3 months into a pandemic-views on study situation and thoughts on a future in nursing.
International Journal of Caring Sciences (IJCS)
Hauge, Nann Christin Ek; Henning, Oliver Johannes; Nakken, Karl Otto; Bjørge, Heidi (2020). Patient satisfaction with information provided by epilepsy specialist nurses: Results of an online survey. 6 p. Epilepsy & Behavior . Vol. 112.
Gulestø, Ragnhild; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Bjørge, Heidi; Lillekroken, Daniela (2020). ‘The desire for a harmonious interaction’: A qualitative study of how healthcare professionals in community‐based dementia teams perceive their role in reaching and supporting family caregivers from minority ethnic backgrounds. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN) . Vol. 31.
Bjørge, Heidi; Kvaal, Kari; Ulstein, Ingun
The effect of psychosocial support on caregivers’ perceived criticism and emotional over-involvement of persons with dementia: An assessor-blinded randomized controlled trial.
BMC Health Services Research
Bjørge, Heidi; Notland, T.H.; Boye, Birgitte; Ulstein, Ingun; Smeby, Nina Aarhus; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Bentsen, Håvard
How do Patients with Schizophrenia Perceive Relatives’ Levels of Expressed Emotions? A Brief Patient Rated Scale.
Open Journal of Psychiatry
Gulestø, Ragnhild; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Lillekroken, Daniela; Bjørge, Heidi (2023). Social interactions in municipal healthcare - A qualitative study exploring the perceptions of family caregivers from minority ethnic backgrounds and healthcare personnel employed in dementia teams and home-based care. ISBN: 978-82-8364-479-1. 187 p.
Bjørge, Heidi; Ulstein, Ingun; Kvaal, Kari (2018). Family caregiving in dementia: implications of the perceived relationship quality. ISBN: 978-82-8377-219-7. 92 p.
Bjørge, Heidi; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Goyal, Alka Rani (2022). Alltid på vakt; Pårørendes oplevelser av overgangsfasen fra hjem til fast sykehjemsplass for et familiemedlem med demens. Omsorgskonferansen 2022. NTNU.
Bachke, André; Anker-Rasch, Celina; Bjørge, Heidi; Blomberg, Karin; Finstad, Ann-Kristin; Gunnheim, Niklas; Hakestad, Kari Anne; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Ingvaldsen, Camilla Rytterager; Karterud, Dag; Lillekroken, Daniela; Sheikoleslami, Rohangez; Sæterstrand, Torill Margaret; Rokne Solberg, Stine (2021). «Jeg ønsker å bli sykepleier og bidra i samfunnet» - studenterfaringer i en tidlig fase av pandemi. Sykepleierkongressen 2021. NSF - Norsk Sykepleier Forbund.
Gulestø, Ragnhild; Bjørge, Heidi; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Lillekroken, Daniela (2021). The entwined rules of ‘the game’ - Community-based healthcare personnel’s perceptions of interactions with family caregivers of people with dementia from minority ethnic backgrounds. Nordic Conference in Nursing Research. Dansk Selskab for Sygeplejeforskning.
Bjørge, Heidi; Kvaal, Kari; Ulstein, Ingun (2020). Quality of life in caregiver in a gender perspective. Virtual Conference. IPA International Psychogeriatic Association.
Bjørge, Heidi (2019). Demens i familien: betydningen av et godt forhold mellom den demensrammede og de pårørende. Medlemsmøte. NSF Seniorsykepleiere Oslo og Akershus.
Bjørge, Heidi (2019). Family caregiver in dementia, the implications of relationship quality on caregivers own quality of life holdt på norsk: Livskvalitet ved demens, Hvilken betydning har det emosjonelle klima i familien for pårørendes livskvalitet?. Seminaret "Livskvalitet anno 2019". Forskergruppen Aldring, helse og velferd, OsloMet.
Bjørge, Heidi; Kvaal, Kari; Ulstein, Ingun (2018). Caregivers of persons with dementia and their experience of interpersonal relationship and distress. Nordic Conference in Nursing research. Norsk Sykepleieforbund.
Leegaard, Marit; Utne, Inger; Halvorsrud, Liv; Valeberg, Berit Taraldsen; Torbjørnsen, Astrid Cathrine Vik; Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Bjørge, Heidi; Grov, Ellen Karine; Løyland, Borghild (2017). Self-rated generic quality of life instruments used among old patients receiving home care nursing. The 2017 European Conference in Nursing and Nursing Research. European Academy of Nursing Science and Swedish nursing soci.
Bjørge, Heidi; Kvaal, Kari; Ulstein, Ingun (2016). Relationship quality and distress in spouses of persons with dementia. IPA International Congress. International Psychogeriatric Association.
Bjørge, Heidi; Kvaal, Kari; Ulstein, Ingun (2015). Do the relative and person with dementia agree about the emotional climate in their family? Perceived Expressed Emotion. IPA International Psychogeriatric Association International Congress. IPA International Psychogeriatric Association.