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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 24 avhandlingar innehållade orden elder care.
Sammanfattning : Since the 1980s, practically all of the western welfare states have developed social policies, which aim at shifting the responsibilities for welfare services from the state to the family, the civil society or to the market. In Sweden, this political transformation has particularly hit the public eldercare. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation is about how knowledge is constructed in interactions and what knowledge entails in practical social work. It is about how a collective can provide a foundation for the construction and development of knowledge through the interactions contextualized in this study on Swedish elder care, organized by the municipality. LÄS MER
3. Leadership, psychosocial work environment, and satisfaction with elder care among care recipients : Analysing their associations and the structural differences between nursing homes and home care
Sammanfattning : BackgroundMunicipal elder care has become increasingly multifaceted, and the quest for quality is a continuing discussion in Swedish elder care. In recent decades, municipalities have prioritized older adults with severe needs. There is also a trend of more elderly individuals receiving care in their own homes. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study provides an account of the introduction of care choice systems into the provision of home care by Swedish municipalities. Care choice systems in elder care are at the centre of a conflict about the broader principles of the welfare state. Studying them is thus a way of revealing the outlines of this conflict. LÄS MER
5. Meeting ethical and nutritional challenges in elder care : the life world and system world of staff and high level decision-makers
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of the thesis was to describe the issue of malnutrition and use it as a focal point of interest in elder care. A further aim was to illuminate how this issue could be addressed focusing on older adults’ integrity and high level decision-makers’ reasoning about ethically difficult situations (I-IV). LÄS MER