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  1. 1. Quality of life in older people receiving ADL help: Help, help providers, and complaints

    Författare :Ylva Hellström; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gerontology; living in special accommodations or ordinary homes.; formal help; informal help; ADL help; social network; complaints; QoL; receiving help; Older people; nursing care; Gerontologi;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to investigate self-reported diseases and complaints, quality of life (QoL), help received with activities of daily living among older people and in relation to who provided the help, and in comparison with those without ADL help. The aim was also to investigate older people’s experiences of receiving help. LÄS MER

  2. 2. According to need? : Predicting use of formal and informal care in a Swedish urban elderly population

    Författare :Kristina Larsson; Mats Thorslund; Marta Szebehely; Svein Olav Daatland; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; home-based care; community-based services; predicting use of eldercare; home-help services; informal care; institutionalization; dementia; depression; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation studies factors that predict use of public eldercare, informal care, and purchase of private services in relation to an individual’s needs, social network characteristics, and sociodemographic factors. A further purpose is to examine whether use of public eldercare is correlated to receipt of informal care and purchase of private services in the Swedish welfare state. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Carers in the Welfare State : On Informal Care and Support for Carers in Sweden

    Författare :Magnus Jegermalm; Mats Thorslund; Jan-Håkan Hansson; Julia Twigg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; support; old age care; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Sammanfattning : The general aim of this dissertation is to describe and analyse patterns of informal care and support for carers in Sweden. One specific aim is to study patterns of informal care from a broad population perspective in terms of types of care and types of carer. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Informal livelihoods: Womens´biographies and reflections about everyday life : A time-geographic analysis in urban Colombia

    Författare :Åsa Westermark; Göteborgs universitet Kulturgeografiska institutionen vid Handelshögskolan; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; time geography; diaries; biographies; livelihood; women; development; empowerment; gender; informal sector; Bogota; Colombia; Latin America;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the everyday life conditions of low-income women who work mainly in the informal sector in Bogota, Colombia. The work has its point of departure in an analysis of the complex daily lives of two women over an extended time period and from the perspective of the individual. LÄS MER

  5. 5. To maintain control: Negotiations in everyday life of older people who can no longer manage on their own

    Författare :Anna Dunér; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Older people; formal eldercare; informal help; strategies;

    Sammanfattning : The general aim of this thesis is to reach a more insightful understanding of how help is actually worked out in the everyday life of older people when they can no longer manage on their own. The overall research question is how individuals, representing different perspectives in the help arrangement process, think and act in order to organise needed help as well as how they may themselves apprehend the functions of the help. LÄS MER