Search for dissertations about: "home-help services"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words home-help services.

  1. 1. Capturing health in the elderly population Complex health problems, mortality, and allocation of home-help services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan

    Author : Bettina Meinow; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oldest old; health trends; complex health problems; frailty morbidity; mortality; mortality trends; follow-up time; home-help services; predictors; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates health trends among very old people and the allocation of public home-help services. A further aim is to examine methodological issues in mortality analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Leadership, psychosocial work environment, and satisfaction with elder care among care recipients Analysing their associations and the structural differences between nursing homes and home care

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Dan Lundgren; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Leadership; psychosocial work environment; elder care; nursing homes; home help services;

    Abstract : BackgroundMunicipal elder care has become increasingly multifaceted, and the quest for quality is a continuing discussion in Swedish elder care. In recent decades, municipalities have prioritized older adults with severe needs. There is also a trend of more elderly individuals receiving care in their own homes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Falls, perceived fall risk and activity curtailment among older people receiving home-help service

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Irene Vikman; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy; Centre - eHealth Innovation Centre EIC ; Centrumbildning - Centrum för Innovation och eHälsa EIC ;

    Abstract : Falls and fall-related concern and fear of falling are not well understood when it comes to old people receiving home-help services, a transitional population in-between those living independently in the community and those living in residential care facilities. The psychological distress attributable to the perceived risk of falling among this population needs further exploration, which is also the case regarding possible ways to increase their feeling of security. READ MORE

  5. 5. Being present in caring encounters : a relational perspective on autonomy for older persons in municipal home help services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Agneta Breitholtz; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged;

    Abstract : The care of the old in Sweden and worldwide is developing towards an “aging in place.” Older people in Sweden are expected to remain in their own homes supported by municipal home help services. This development has entailed that older people’s need of support as well professional carers workload has increased. READ MORE