Essays about: "elderly care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 220 essays containing the words elderly care.

  1. 1. How digitalization affects elderly care. - Is digitalization the holy grail solution to the issue of increasing costs in Sweden's elderly care?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nils Karlsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Elderly care; digitalization; quality; efficiency; first difference estimation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes how digitalization in elderly care affects cost-efficiency and quality of care. More specifically, digitalization in elderly care is divided into welfare technologies and E-services. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking social care services for elderly persons in Zambia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Annette Hatembo; [2022]
    Keywords : Ageing; elderly people; family; community; caregiving; old people’s home; social care.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Elderly people in Zambia face numerous challenges resulting from high poverty levels, stigma, and social exclusion, poor service provision in old people's homes, and lack of proper care and support from family and the public. In addition, changes in population ageing have also resulted in increased longevity affecting the obligatory responsibilities of the state and the family to meet individual needs in caregiving adequately. READ MORE

  3. 3. Temporary Agency Work in Elderly Care in Germany : A qualitative study of deciding factors and their significance for organizations.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Antonia Milena Köster; [2022]
    Keywords : Elderly Care; Temporary Agency Work; Job Demand-Resource Theory; Germany.;

    Abstract : Over the last two decades, more and more elderly care nurses, specialists and untrained, have chosen to go into temporary agency work rather than insitutionalized care. This qualitative study investigated the factors that attract elderly care nurses to temporary employment and possible adjustments organizations can make, to enhance their competitiveness over agencies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Caregivers' perceptions and experience of using robots for persons living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia : A descriptive literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för vårdvetenskap

    Author : Mei Shijie; Wang Qiping; [2022]
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    Abstract : Background: With the continuous growth of the number of elderly people around the world, the number of people with Alzheimer's disease has increased simultaneously. In recent years, robots have been used in the care of patients with Alzheimer's disease in many countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Influential factors of depressive symptoms and depression in institutionalized elderly : A descriptive literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för vårdvetenskap

    Author : Wang Jingjing; Gu Wenfang; [2022]
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    Abstract : Because of the high incidence of depression and the globalization of social aging, some adults who previously had depressive symptoms enter long-term care facilities, and the proportion of older persons in long-term care is gradually increasing. Caregivers who understand the factors associated with depression in geriatric care settings can help develop targeted care programs to meet patients' care needs and improve their quality of life. READ MORE