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"Ibland undrar man ju vad de tänker med, de som sitter där uppe": En kvalitativ studie om brukarmedverkan inom hemtjänsten
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
“Sometimes I wonder what they’re thinking, the ones at the top of the organisation” : A qualitative study of older people’s participation in home based services (English)
Abstract [en]

This qualitative study examines the participation that older people have in their own home care by exploring experiences of care workers. We will investigate to see if there are limitations due to financial implications in the sector. Modern day care of the elderly in Sweden is facing increasing pressures to both show cost savings whilst maintaining the same levels of service within the community. It is becoming more essential for older people to participate in their own care for the sake of their health and well-being. The method that we used for data collection was qualitative interviews. We chose this approach for our study as we wanted to hear the informants’ experiences and ways of thinking firsthand. The study was conducted with nine care workers who operate within home based services. Altogether the informants who participated in the study were from the same community, but from four different groups. The collected empirical data was analysed using theories such as New Public Management (NPM) and empowerment. The results in the study show that the care workers face many obstacles working in a changing organisation. Despite this the care workers work with the older people’s best in mind.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015.
Keyword [en]
participation, elderly care, care worker, client, financial implications
Keyword [sv]
brukarmedverkan, äldreomsorg, vårdpersonal, brukare, marknadsanpassnin
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Social Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-44859OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-44859DiVA: diva2:823926
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Social Work
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme, 210 credits
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Available from: 2015-06-22 Created: 2015-06-18 Last updated: 2015-06-22Bibliographically approved

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