Sökning: "home care worker"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 13 avhandlingar innehållade orden home care worker.

  1. 1. Ergonomics at Home : Design for Safe Living and Home Care

    Författare :Jenny Hjalmarson; Tore Johan Larsson; Stefan Lundberg; Lars Nyberg; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ergonomics; aging; work posture; four-wheeled walker; home care worker; living at home; accessibility;

    Sammanfattning : The home should represent safety and security for the person who lives there, and this is an important factor for independence and autonomy in very old age. With aging populations, the needs for long-term care increase, care provided by spouses and/or from the growing home care sector. Injuries among these groups are common. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Ungdomsvård på hemmaplan. Idéerna - Framväxten - Praktiken

    Författare :Torbjörn Forkby; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth care; child welfare services; home-based care; alternative care; social practice; discourse analysis;

    Sammanfattning : Juveniles who are rowdy, who commit crime, abuse drugs, have difficulty functioning in school or in the home are the subject of constant attention: from indignant voices in newspaper reports, to demands in parliament for action, all the way to the informal conversations at the lunch table and in the home in front of the television. This dissertation is about society’s attempts to normalize them, in a time when institutional care has gained a bad reputation. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Betydelsen av kön och hudfärg i äldreboendets vardag under olika organisatoriska villkor

    Författare :Palle Storm; Evy Gunnarsson; Marta Szebehely; Katarina Andersson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; nursing home; care work; organizational conditions; gender; race; ethnicity; Sweden; Canada.; äldreboende; omsorgsarbete; organisatoriska villkor; genus; kön; etnicitet; Sverige; Kanada; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Sammanfattning : Even though nursing home care in Sweden and Canada takes place in different care contexts and utilizes different organisational models, in both countries, the traditional image of an ideal care worker is characterized by femininity and whiteness. However, today, in both countries, the care workforce is becoming far more diverse, with increasing numbers of white men, and non-white women and men. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Omsorg som arbete : Om utbildning, arbetsmiljö och relationer i äldre- och handikappomsorgen

    Författare :Petra Ahnlund; Stina Johansson; Monica Nordström; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Elderly care; care for persons with disabilities; intellectual disabilities; personnel; management; education; work environment; relations.; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Sammanfattning : Background: At the central administrative level in Sweden, care work is presented as a complex task for which personnel require special qualifications. In elderly care, questions of training and qualifications form the highly topical theme noticed by central actors. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Access to health care for febrile children in Uganda : Symptom recognition, care seeking practices and provider choice

    Författare :Elizeus Kabareebe Rutebemberwa; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Fever; malaria; pneumonia; community health worker; drug shop; child;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Febrile illnesses including malaria and pneumonia are leading causes of death among children under five in Uganda. The survival of a sick child depends on access to prompt and appropriate care. LÄS MER