Search for dissertations about: "elderly care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 380 swedish dissertations containing the words elderly care.

  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. Municipal elderly care : implications of registered nurses' work situation, education, and competence

    Author : Karin Josefsson; Örebro universitet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; registered nurse ; nursing ; municipal elderly care ; work situation ; demand ; control ; influence ; support ; violence ; education ; competence ; competence development ; questionnaire ; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; registered nurse; nursing; municipal elderly care; work situation; demand; control; influence; support; violence; education; competence; competence development; questionnaire;

    Abstract : Registered nurses (RNs) are key figures in municipal elderly care. It is a challenge to create necessary conditions that enable them to provide quality nursing care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intervening with care : creating new infrastructures for learning and increasing quality of elderly care

    Author : Esther Hauer; Kristina Westerberg; Annika Nordlund; Maria Gustavsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning intervention; learning climate; skills; knowledge; resource adequacy; workload; quality improvement; autonomy-support; elderly care; Sweden; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Substantial changes in public elderly care in Sweden have been resulting in a standing need of updating staff competence to match the new demands and maintain quality. Since the ability to learn is of importance when confronting changing conditions, organizations in general, as well as the authorities responsible for elderly care, invest large amounts of resources in learning in the workplace. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    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

  5. 5. Food Service and Nutritional Care in Swedish Elderly Care : The Progress of National Actions and their Local Interpretations

    Author : Malin Skinnars Josefsson; Ylva Mattsson Sydner; Margaretha Nydahl; Anne Marie Beck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : food service; nutritional care; elderly care; national actions; municipality; questionnaire; registry data; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to study local level outcomes regarding food service and nutritional care in Swedish elderly care in relation to the progress of national actions. Study I compared results from a repeated national survey using a questionnaire investigating the general structure and organisation of food service in elderly care. READ MORE