Search for dissertations about: "housing adaptations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words housing adaptations.

  1. 1. Functional Capacity And Physical Environmenal Demand. Exploration of Factors Influencing Everyday Activity and Health in the Elderly Population

    Author : Susanne Iwarsson; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; barrier-free design; assessment; disability; docility hypothesis; gender-differences; gerontology; housing adaptations; I-ADL; occupational therapy; P-ADL; population study; primary health care; public health; survival; scaling methodology; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to explore relationships between functional capacity, environmental factors, everyday activity, and health in the elderly population. Initially, the Enabler, an instrument for assessment of the physical home environment's accessibility, was translated to Swedish and revised, and tested for reliability and validity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategies for evaluation of housing adaptations - Accessibility, usability and ADL dependence

    Author : Agneta Malmgren Fänge; Arbetsterapi och aktivitetsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical medicine; kinesitherapy; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; revalidation; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : Housing adaptation is a common intervention, in Sweden granted by municipal authorities, and performed in order to remove environmental barriers and enhance daily activities. In spite of increasing costs, efficient strategies for evaluation of the intervention are lacking. READ MORE

  3. 3. Home, health and participation for community living people with disability

    Author : Björg Thordardottir; åldrande och vardagsliv Delaktighet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; activity; community living; disability; occupational therapy; participation;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to contribute to the understanding of aspects related to home, health and participation for community living people with disability and identify different groups with different needs for interventions. Study I used focus groups to explore aspects of importance for participation. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Importance of Remission in the Treatment of Patients with Schizophrenia Spectrum Syndromes : Clinical Long-term Investigation of Psychosis in Sweden

    Author : Lars Helldin; Torsten Norlander; Leif Lindström; Robert Hunter; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Schizophrenia spectrum syndrome; functional outcome; quality of life; neurocognitive performance and need of care; medicinsk psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis was to investigate the hypothesis whether symptomatic remission for patents with schizophrenia spectrum syndrome would provide practical and qualitative benefits for patients and for society. The first work (Paper I) examines the relationship between cross-sectional remission and the patients’ practical resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mainstreaming passive houses : A study of energy efficient residential buildings in Sweden

    Author : Johan Niskanen; Harald Rohracher; Ann-Sofie Kall; Christian Koch; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; passive house; mainstreaming; sustainable innovation; technology deployment; socio-technical transition; passivhus; mainstreaming; hållbara innovationer; teknikspridning; socio-teknisk omställning;

    Abstract : The passive house concept has become increasingly popular in the building sector in the lost twenty years ond is deemed to ploy on important role in aligning the housing sector with climate and environmental policy objectives. However, for such buildings to ploy this port they need to be more widespread, more common and more accepted by mainstream actors and institutions. READ MORE