Essays about: "elderly care Sweden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words elderly care Sweden.

  1. 1. Losing the silver lining - Swedish social workers’ experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Viktoria Forsberg; [2021-06-29]
    Keywords : Social work; COVID-19; Feelings; Challenges; Opportunities;

    Abstract : During the COVID-19 pandemic social services were seen as vital for society but in Sweden, the Public Health Authority advised all citizens to limit meetings with others outside of their own household which complicated needs assessment in social work. Additionally, a vulnerable group for getting severely ill of COVID-19 was older people. READ MORE

  2. 2. Female representation and public spending : Investigating female representation as a determinant of local expenditure patterns

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Clara Lundgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Female representation; Local public spending; Gender; Panel data;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to investigate if the share of women in the municipality board affects the municipalities spending patterns. The study is based on the assumption that women as a group have particular needs, interest and concerns, and when represented, the political decision making will be affected. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gemensam utemiljö för äldreboende och förskola : en fallstudie av två samverkanshus i två kommuner

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Anna Norrgren; Matilda Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : samverkanshus; generationsboende; allaktivitetshus; intergenerational space share; intergenerational shared sites; samverkanshus; generationsboende; allaktivitetshus; intergenerational space share; intergenerational shared sites;

    Abstract : Föreliggande studie undersöker, i relation till planering, gestaltning och förvaltning, utemiljön vid två svenska samverkanshus där förskola har samordnats med äldreboende. Fenomenet är förhållandevis nytt i Sverige varför det råder brist på tillgänglig forskning och information om hur kommuner kan arbeta för att göra verksamheternas utemiljöer framgångsrika. READ MORE

  4. 4. Privatisation of elderly care: Differences in non-contractible quality

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Layal Chehadé; Karl Segersven; [2021]
    Keywords : Outsourcing; Social services; Incomplete contracts; Elderly care; Privatisation;

    Abstract : The privatisation of social services has been a subject of debate in Sweden since the neo-liberalist reforms enabled it in the 1990s. The main topic of discussion is whether private providers save costs to an extent where it degrades quality in the pursuit of shareholder value. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychological Safety, Work Engagement and Staff Retention in Swedish Home Care

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Oluva Hansen; [2021]
    Keywords : Intention to Stay; Retention; Psychological Safety; Work Engagement; Home Care; Elderly care; Psychosocial work environment.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With an aging population, the need for elderly care is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. One challenge associated with this growth is hiring and retaining home care workers. The aim of this study was to investigate factors in the psychosocial work environment that may be of value to make people stay in elderly care. READ MORE