Essays about: "elderly care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 185 essays containing the words elderly care.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. FMCW mmWave Radar for Detection of Pulse, Breathing and Fall within Home Care

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Axel Trange; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Countless of elderly people fall and get hurt within their homes, worldwide, every year, and as they can not always reach out for help themselves, they end up helplessly waiting for someone to notice what has occurred. Throughout this work, it is investigated if remote sensing of the mmWave FMCW radar IWR6843AOPEVM can be adopted to detect the incident of falls, and also detect the vital signs of the human subject. READ MORE

  3. 3. Needs and requirements for the development and application of safe and cost-efficientmedical technology in low resource settings

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Linda Maria Nummisalo; [2020]
    Keywords : Bangladesh; Medical Devices; Health Care;

    Abstract : Growing populations and especially the growing proportion of elderly in the developing countries in South Asia pose an increasingly higher pressure on the health care systems in these countries. For example, in Bangladesh, a part of the pressure is currently eased by the unofficial health care workers called village doctors but with the cost of wrong diagnoses and unnecessary medications leading to excess use of e. READ MORE

  4. 4. “We don’t have a choice – we need to change!” A case study on experienced efficiency and the manager role in the home care

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Julin; [2020]
    Keywords : in-home elderly care; efficiency; change leadership; leadership behaviour; manager role; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Efficiency requirements are today found in all Swedish municipalities and regions. With the care manager in lead, the home care organisations are today expected to find efficient solutions to organisational problems. The case of the care manager is studied through a thematic analysis of interview data and recruitment announcements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Public Services and Migration : A comparison between Swedish rural and urban municipalities

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Louise Fyhr; [2020]
    Keywords : public services. migration. rural-urban differences; Tiebout model. Sweden;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine the relationship between expenditures on local public services and the net migration rate for Swedish urban and rural municipalities. Data from Statistics Sweden over all Swedish municipalities between 2004 and 2014 was used for the empirical analysis. READ MORE