Search for dissertations about: "predicting use of eldercare"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words predicting use of eldercare.

  1. 1. 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