Essays about: "home care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 316 essays containing the words home care.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Remodelling one’s kitchen without going bananas : A critical perspective on the drivers behind self-initiated renovations of owner-occupied housing

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Martin Westin; [2022]
    Keywords : Home improvements; housing practice; use value; exchange value; political economy;

    Abstract : The present thesis aims to provide new insight into the motives and aspirations behind self-initiated renovations of owner-occupied housing by applying a critical perspective to the phenomenon of home improvements. Furthermore, the thesis argues that the concepts of use value and exchange value point to how economic and non-economic factors are interconnected in contemporary home improvement practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bridging the gap – identifying spaces where value can be co-created on the path to a good quality, local healthcare

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Malin Müller; [2022]
    Keywords : design; service design; healthcare; person-centered care; prototyping; service dominant logic; co-design; primary care; home healthcare; welfare;

    Abstract : “Good quality, local healthcare – A primary care reform (SOU 2018:39) was used as a contextual frame in this study with the aim of identifying spaces where patients, next of kin and healthcare personnel, through the use of design, can be supported in developing more collaborative ways of working in the two northernmost regions in Sweden. Qualitative methods such as semi structured interviews and workshops were conducted together with multimorbid patients, their next of kin and healthcare personnel. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parental mental health after having a child placed in out-of-home care in Sweden : A register-based longitudinal cohort study

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Tanishta Rajesh; [2022]
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    Abstract : Children in out-of-home care (OHC) experience poor outcomes in almost every dimension of life. However, much less attention has been given to their birth parents who also face several co-existing challenges. This study examines the association between OHC placement of a child and changes in mental health disorders (MHD) in their parents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Applying for home care services : A qualitative study of how first-time users of social care for older people experienced the application process

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Pim Karlström; [2022]
    Keywords : Older people; social care for older people; home care services; need assessment;

    Abstract : Aim: To explore how older people (>65 years), who have been granted home care services for the first time, experienced their contact with the municipal need assessor and the process of the need assessment. Method/data: Semi-structured interviews (n=7) have been conducted with first-time users of social care for older people (>65 years) living in one district in the City of Stockholm. READ MORE