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Linda Aimee Hartford Kvæl

Linda Aimee Hartford Kvæl


Linda Kvæl is a postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of Health Sciences, the research group Aging, Health and Welfare, and researcher II for NOVA, Department of Ageing Research and Housing Studies. She has a PhD in health sciences from OsloMet. Kvæl has clinical experience as a physiotherapist from the community care services with a master's degree in rehabilitation of older persons. Her research interests include quality in health and care services for older people and their relatives, with a special focus on participation, active aging in context, person-centered care and implementation of evidence-based knowledge.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Health sciences

Subject areas

Patient progress   Active aging   Implementation Science   Health and care services   Person-centred care

Research projects

Scientific publications

Kvæl, Linda Aimee Hartford; Gautun, Heidi (2023). Social inequality in navigating the healthcare maze: Care trajectories from hospital to home via intermediate care for older people in Norway. Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 333.

Gautun, Heidi; Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee; Bratt, Christopher (2022). After Hospital: Should Older Care-Needing Patients Be Transferred to Their Homes or to an intermediate Care Institution?. Healthcare. Vol. 10.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee; Olsen, Cecilie Fromholt (2022). Assuring patient participation and care continuity in intermediate care: Getting the most out of family meetings using the four habits model. 10 p. Health Expectations. Vol. 25.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee; Løchting, Ida; Molin, Marianne (2022). Use of Dietary Supplements and Perceived Knowledge among Adults Living with Fibromyalgia in Norway: A Cross-Sectional Study. Nutrients. Vol. 14.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee; Hellesø, Ragnhild; Bergland, Astrid; Debesay, Jonas (2022). Balancing standardisation and individualisation in transitional care pathways: a meta-ethnography of the perspectives of older patients, informal caregivers and healthcare professionals. 16 p. BMC Health Services Research. Vol. 22.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee (2021). Helhetlige pasientforløp: brukernes erfaringer med pasientdeltakelse og personsentrert omsorg i kommunal korttidsrehabilitering i overgangen mellom sykehus og hjem. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning. Vol. 7.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee; Bergland, Astrid (2021). The practice environment’s influence on patient participation in intermediate healthcare services – the perspectives of patients, relatives and healthcare professionals. BMC Health Services Research.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee; Debesay, Jonas; Bye, Asta; Bergland, Astrid (2019). The dramaturgical act of positioning within family meetings: Negotiation of patients’ participation in intermediate care services. Qualitative Health Research.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee; Debesay, Jonas; Bye, Asta; Langaas, Anne; Bergland, Astrid (2019). Choice, Voice, and Coproduction in Intermediate Care: Exploring Geriatric Patients’ and Their Relatives’ Perspectives on Patient Participation. Sage Open. Vol. 9.

Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee; Debesay, Jonas; Bye, Asta; Bergland, Astrid (2019). Health‐care professionals’ experiences of patient participation among older patients in intermediate care—At the intersection between profession, market and bureaucracy. Health Expectations. Vol. 22.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete