Search for dissertations about: "dementia social work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words dementia social work.

  1. 1. Social citizenship and people with dementia Designing social care policies in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jonas Nordh; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Social citizenship; people with dementia; policy; policy practice; policy actors; street-level bureaucrats; social work; care managers; rights; Socialt medborgarskap; personer med demenssjukdom; policy; policypraktik; gräsrotsbyråkrater; socialt arbete; biståndshandläggare;

    Abstract : People with dementia are commonly in need of some form of social care from the social services in order to manage their everyday situations. However, social services are shaped by the construction of policy targets. The aim of this dissertation is to explore the social citizenship for people with dementia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Facing dementia as a we Investigating couples’ challenges and communicative strategies for managing dementia

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Elin Nilsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conversation analysis; couplehood; dementia; epistemics; multimodal interaction; pronouns; relationships; video-recorded interviews; we-ness; “couplehood”; demens; kunskapshantering; multimodal interaktion; pronomen; relationer; samtalsanalys; videoinspelade intervjuer; vi-skap;

    Abstract : We live longer than ever before, which means that we also live longer with disorders such as those connected with dementia. Most people diagnosed with dementia live in ordinary housing for a long time, relying on their social network for support, mainly involving spouses or adult children. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan

    Author : Kristina Larsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; home-based care; community-based services; predicting use of eldercare; home-help services; informal care; institutionalization; dementia; depression; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment meetings between care managers and persons living with dementia Citizenship as practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johannes H Österholm; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ageism; decision-making; elderspeak; institutional discourse; malignant positioning; narrative; needs assessment; social work; storytelling; Behovsbedömning; berättande; berättelser; beslutsfattande; institutionella samtal; malign positionering; socialt arbete; ålderism; äldreriktat tal;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with encounters between persons living with dementia and care managers. Dementia often results in progressive care needs that must be met by different social care services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fragile identities, patched-up worlds Dementia and meaning-making in social interaction

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linda Örulv; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alzheimer’s disease; communication; confabulation; context; continuity; dignity; disorientation; ethnographic methods; ethnography; identity; life history; life story; meaning; microethics; narrative; progressive dementia diseases; sense-making; social interaction; storytelling; vascular dementia; Alzheimers sjukdom; berättande; desorientering; etnografiska metoder; identitet; kommunikation; konfabulering; kontext; kontinuitet; livsberättelse; mening; mikroetik; narrativ; progressiva demenssjukdomar; samspel; social interaktion; vaskulärdemens; värdighet; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Human communication; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kommunikation mellan människor;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling fokuserar på det meningsskapande och begripliggörande som fortgår vid tilltagande demenssjukdom, i det sociala samspelet, och de utmaningar för demens-omsorgen som detta innebär. Studien är aktörsorienterad och adresserar frågan om hur personer med åldersrelaterade progressiva demenssjukdomar i den vardagliga kommuni-kationen söker förstå sina situationer, omgivningen och sina liv – alltsammans inom ra-men för det dagliga samspelet på ett demensboende. READ MORE