Essays about: "gerontology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word gerontology.

  1. 1. COVID-19 Restrictions on The Older Adults in Sweden and The Role Played By Social Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic in Sweden : A study on How the Older Adults in Sweden Experienced The COVID-19 Restrictions Imposed on Them by Swedish Health Agency

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Socialt arbete

    Author : Samuel Egbe Asp; Ayodele Festus Famurewa; [2022]
    Keywords : COVID-19; Loneliness; Social Isolation; Restrictions; Social Distancing; Gerontology; Older adult; social work; Ageism; Stratification; coping; resilience; crisis intervention.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate how older adults were affected by the COVID-19 restrictions that were put in place by the Swedish Health Authority during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic to protect them and the roles played by social workers during the pandemic. A qualitative study was conducted whereby two older adults aged seventy and two practising professional workers were interviewed, and their responses analyzed using thematic analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Discretion and people-production in home care. : The Moldovan example

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA)

    Author : Glenn Möllergren; [2022]
    Keywords : Moldova; assembly line logic; home care; discretion; elderly care; people production; social assistance; gerontology; professionalism;

    Abstract : One in two home care workers in Sweden express a desire to leave their jobs. Home care provision and needs assessment increasingly work according to an assembly line logic, depriving care assistants and assistance officers of discretion, and putting care recipients at risk for social exclusion and neglectance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Golden Years in Lund: A qualitative study of how the elderly experience space and inclusivity in Lund

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Christoffer Abrahamsson Bodforss; [2021]
    Keywords : Lund; elderly; ageing; environmental gerontology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The global population is in a process of ageing. As living standards in most countries are rising and modern medicine is advancing, we face a demographic shift towards an older population. With this comes not only economic challenges but also a need to adapt and change society in order to accommodate the growing number of elderly. READ MORE

  4. 4. Security creating technology for elderly care

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Industridesign

    Author : Robin Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Elderly care; sense of coherence; gerontology; human centered design; doppler radar technology; product development; radar; camera; industrial design; Äldreomsorg; känsla av sammanhang; gerontologi; användarcentrerad design; dopplerradarteknologi; produktutveckling; radar; kamera; industri design;

    Abstract : The aging population is growing and as more elderly need nursing the demand on elderly care is increasing. There is a risk of not having enough staff in an industry that already lacks educated staff. Many of the employees also complain that they are stressed out. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Discursive construction of elderly´s needs -A critical discourse analysis of political discussions in Sweden

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Rasmus Wilson; [2019]
    Keywords : Elderly; Needs; Critical discourse analysis; Political discourse; Lived effects; Sweden; Gerontology; Ageism; Structured dependency; Symbolic interactionism;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the political discourse´s portrayal of elderly needs in Sweden, as well as discourses the lived effects on the elderly population. The study is guided by the following research questions 1) What is the current political discourses construction of elderly´s needs? And 2) How could this discourse affect the elderly population? To fulfil the purpose and answer the research questions the study utilizes a critical discourse analysis. READ MORE