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"När vi väljer, så ska det vara för vår sons skull": En kvalitativ studie om hur föräldrar till barn och ungdomar med funktionshinder gör sina val av insatser enligt LSS
Halmstad University, School of Social and Health Sciences (HOS).
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
"When we choose, it has to be for ower son´s sake" : A qualitative study of how parents of children with disabilities make their choice of LSS (English)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this essay is to study how parents of children with disabilities young people make their choice of support and service LSS. The study takes its lead from questions designed to determine which interventions parents use for their children. What parents think about today's choice and if satisfactory, or if they have other wishes. It is also about how parents experience the freedom of choice and participation in the selection of interventions. Furthermore how the parent discuss the topic of choice from childhood and parental perspective. The study is based on a qualitative method and four interviews were conducted with six parents with disabled children.

The study shows that most parents are pleased with today’s services offerings. Many people use different types of interventions that short-term accommodation and /or personal assistance. Others believe that their involvement is important to the disabled person, because they can influence the selection of the service personnel and help with the scheduling efforts. Most parents justify they choice of actions for their children’s sake, while others sometimes take in consideration the parents comfort in order to get some relief and allows them to cope with taking care of their children over the long run.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 35 p.
Keyword [en]
Participation, choice, disability, LSS, user involvement and social work.
National Category
Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-18936OAI: diva2:537127
Subject / course
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-07-03 Created: 2012-06-25 Last updated: 2012-07-03Bibliographically approved

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