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Lex Sarah inom kommunal äldreomsorg: En kvalitativ studie utifrån enhetschefers perspektiv på anmälningar vid missförhållanden
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health, Social Work and Behavioural Sciences, School of Social Work.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health, Social Work and Behavioural Sciences, School of Social Work.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study has been to examine the unit manager’s perspective on making Lex Sarah-notifications. The study has been carries out by six semi structured interviews with persons in leading positions of the elderly from three different municipalities. They were asked about different circumstances that affects the problems with Lex Sarah. The results indicates that the unit manager’s act on elder abuse from the complex mechanisms that exist within the organization. The study results shows that the unit manager’s in the daily tasks are doing their work and solve problems regarding the risk of elder abuse that occur over time, but circumstances will determine if its documented prescribed by a Lex Sarah. The conclusion is that the unit manager’s of the elderly is limited by the circumstances and processes within the organization and that it affects them to lift up and report abuse among the elderly.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 66 p.
Keyword [en]
Lex Sarah, elder abuse, unit manager och municipal elderly care
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-12755OAI: diva2:424677
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme, 210 credits
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-06-23 Created: 2011-06-20 Last updated: 2011-06-23Bibliographically approved

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