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Personligt ombud i Kristianstad: "barfota-advokat" för psykiskt funktionshindrades rätt i samhället

Nilsson, Gunwor (2001)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this essay has been to study the work of personal agents in Kristianstad. Personal agents was initiated by National Government with the purpose to recognize the needs of mentally disabled, and through a function as coordinaters give a better support to these clients. The main questions in this study are focused on the personal agents experience of their work, and how clients and their independent organisations, psychiatry staff and community social workers evaluate the work of personal agents. I wanted an answer to the question : which is the role of personal agents in their relations to clients and authorities, and get a picture of the cooperation between psychiatry and social authorities. In order to get an answer to my... (More)
The aim of this essay has been to study the work of personal agents in Kristianstad. Personal agents was initiated by National Government with the purpose to recognize the needs of mentally disabled, and through a function as coordinaters give a better support to these clients. The main questions in this study are focused on the personal agents experience of their work, and how clients and their independent organisations, psychiatry staff and community social workers evaluate the work of personal agents. I wanted an answer to the question : which is the role of personal agents in their relations to clients and authorities, and get a picture of the cooperation between psychiatry and social authorities. In order to get an answer to my questions I have interviewed personal agents, clients, social workers, psychiatry staff and repesentatives of client organisations. The work of personal agents appeared to be very succesful in order to make the conditions of the mentally disabled better. But the personal agents have been forced to work hard to convince ignorant authorities. My study indicates that there are still problems to be solved before the cooperation between authorities are satisfying. (Less)
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author
Nilsson, Gunwor
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organization
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1358461
date added to LUP
2004-11-08
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2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {The aim of this essay has been to study the work of personal agents in Kristianstad. Personal agents was initiated by National Government with the purpose to recognize the needs of mentally disabled, and through a function as coordinaters give a better support to these clients. The main questions in this study are focused on the personal agents experience of their work, and how clients and their independent organisations, psychiatry staff and community social workers evaluate the work of personal agents. I wanted an answer to the question : which is the role of personal agents in their relations to clients and authorities, and get a picture of the cooperation between psychiatry and social authorities. In order to get an answer to my questions I have interviewed personal agents, clients, social workers, psychiatry staff and repesentatives of client organisations. The work of personal agents appeared to be very succesful in order to make the conditions of the mentally disabled better. But the personal agents have been forced to work hard to convince ignorant authorities. My study indicates that there are still problems to be solved before the cooperation between authorities are satisfying.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Gunwor},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Personligt ombud i Kristianstad: "barfota-advokat" för psykiskt funktionshindrades rätt i samhället},
  year         = {2001},
}