Search for dissertations about: "elderly care home thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 swedish dissertations containing the words elderly care home thesis.

  1. 1. Does Anybody Care? : Public and Private Responsibilities in Swedish Eldercare 1940-2000

    Author : Helene Brodin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; eldercare; elder care; elder; elderly; care; informal care; gender; gender division of labour; unpaid labour; housework; domestic work; welfare; welfare state; social policy; discourse; discourse analysis; institutional change; policy change; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  2. 2. Medicine management in municipal home care : delegating, administrating and receiving

    Author : Åsa Gransjön Craftman; Eva von Strauss; Margareta Westerbotn; Kristina Johnell; Kenneth Asplund; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Delegation; District nurse; Home dwelling; Home care; Home care assistent; Health care; Medication use; Medication management; Polypharmacy; Population-based; Time trends; Task shifting; Responsible authorities; Older people; Delegering; Distriktssjuksköterska; Hemmaboende; Hemtjänst; Hemtjänstpersonal; Hälso- och sjukvård; Medicinanvändning; Medicinhantering; Polyfarmaci; Populationsbaserad; Tidstrender; Uppgiftsväxling; Huvudmän; Äldre; delegation;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to investigate how delegation of medication is handled in municipal home care. Specific aims were to 1) explore the prevalence of medication use in older adults over time; 2) describe district nurses’ experiences of the delegation of medication management to municipal home care personnel; 3) explore and describe how home care assistants experience receiving the actual delegation of the responsibility of medication administration; and 4) to describe how older adults, living at home, perceive receiving assistance from home care assistants to manage their own medication. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nursing Staff Competence, Psychosocial Work Environment and Quality of Elderly Care: Impact of an Educational Intervention

    Author : Henna Hasson; Judith Arnetz; Bengt Arnetz; Marianne Carlsson; Paul Nystedt; Magnus Sverke; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social medicine; elderly care; home care; nursing home; nursing staff; care recipient; family members; quality of care; the psychosocial work environment; competence development; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Insufficient competence among nursing staff is a major concern in elderly care worldwide as the healthcare needs of the elderly become increasingly complex. In previous research, insufficient competence has been associated with work dissatisfaction and stress among elderly care nurses, and with lower quality of care. READ MORE

  4. 4. The bright side of life : support in municipal elderly home care

    Author : Margaretha Norell Pejner; Bodil Wilde; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emotion; elderly home care; intervention; priorities; support; registered nurse; older patients; serenity; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Registered nurses in municipal elderly home care have in some occasionsdifficulties in identifying the patients’ needs and prioritize intervention inaccordance with the patients’ preferences, which is to obtain social and emotional support. The overall aim was to explore and describe which supportive interventions registered nurses use in municipal elderly home care settings and if it is in agreement with the patient’s preferences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mobilising care : Ecuadorian families and transnational lives between Ecuador and Spain

    Author : Gladis Aguirre Vidal; Johan Lindquist; Gudrun Dahl; Mark Johnson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; care; migration; transnationalism; moral practice; women; kinship; family; labour; Ecuador; Spain; socialantropologi; Social Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the dynamics of care in the transnational lives of Ecuadorian migrant women in Spain. It is concerned with the various forms of care that take shape and are sustained in the workplace, between friends, and among family members in Ecuador and Spain. READ MORE