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Värdigt liv och välbefinnande, enligt vem? : en kvalitativ studie om brukare och biståndshandläggares beskrivningar av ett värdigt liv och välbefinnande: Dignity and well-being, according to whom? : a qualitative study of elderly and assistance officer´s descriptions of a dignified life and wellbeing
Dalarna University, School of Health and Social Studies, Sociology.
Dalarna University, School of Health and Social Studies, Sociology.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor)Student thesis
Abstract [sv]

We are two students named Susanne Grönlund and Anna Zaar and have jointly worked together this c-essay called "dignity and well-being according to whom? The paper is written at Högskolan dalarna in Falun. The purpose of this study was to investigate how the elderly and assistance officer describes dignity and well-being and how it is consistent with the government's bill on the national values that the National Board has developed. Our empirical study consists of four qualitative interviews, two older people dependent on community care and two assistance officers. The study's theoretical basis is Antonovsky's salutogenic approach and SOC. The survey focuses on different themes such as dignity, integrity, participation, treatment, wellbeing, security and meaningfulness which are also central themes in the Government Bill on the national values for elderly. The results show that the respondents believe that a life of dignity is difficult to define and also a subjective experience. The results also show a consistency between what the elderly, assistance officer and the national values that define dignity and well-being. Social Services Act, national values should serve as a starting point for municipalities to improve elderly care, thereby creating a sense of coherence for the individual. Keywords: Elder care, dignity, integrity, participation, attitude, well-being, security and meaningfulness.

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Falun, 2011. , 44 p.
Keyword [sv]
Nyckelord: Äldreomsorg, värdigt liv, integritet, delaktighet, bemötande, välbefinnande, trygghet och meningsfullhet.
URN: urn:nbn:se:du-6438OAI: diva2:519224
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-03-11 Created: 2012-03-11 Last updated: 2012-04-24Bibliographically approved

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