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Laddade situationer. Uppfattningar om kvalitet och kompetens i och kring en gruppbostad för psykiskt funktionshindrade.

Sahlberg, Sebastian LU (2010) SOAM11 20101
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to conduct an analysis in regards to how management staff and care staff at a group home for persons with mental illness present their mission, with a basis in the concepts of quality and competence. Empirical data was gathered through two group interviews, one with management staff and one with care staff, in which matters of quality and competence in relation to the group home as a work place was discussed. The data was subsequently analyzed from a social constructionist point of view and with the use of domain theory. The analysis shows that there are similarities in way the both groups discuss central values and policies, but that differences show when it comes to the order of how the organization is... (More)
The purpose of this study was to conduct an analysis in regards to how management staff and care staff at a group home for persons with mental illness present their mission, with a basis in the concepts of quality and competence. Empirical data was gathered through two group interviews, one with management staff and one with care staff, in which matters of quality and competence in relation to the group home as a work place was discussed. The data was subsequently analyzed from a social constructionist point of view and with the use of domain theory. The analysis shows that there are similarities in way the both groups discuss central values and policies, but that differences show when it comes to the order of how the organization is ideally set up. The most salient finding, however, has been that of an ongoing conflict between the highly valued idea of quality as service user involvement and of situations in which said involvement has to be compromised, primarily when the service user's wishes or actions are estimated as contra productive. These situations are thought of as difficult to cope with and it appears as though both management and staff are in need of an appropriate discourse and vocabulary as a means to efficiently preempt and handle the difficulties regarding service user involvement as they arise. (Less)
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author
Sahlberg, Sebastian LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Tense situations. Conceptions of quality and competence regarding a group home for mentally ill.
course
SOAM11 20101
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
quality, competence, mental illness, mental health care, service user involvement, domain theory.
language
Swedish
id
1578982
date added to LUP
2010-03-24 16:47:02
date last changed
2018-06-11 11:16:52
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to conduct an analysis in regards to how management staff and care staff at a group home for persons with mental illness present their mission, with a basis in the concepts of quality and competence. Empirical data was gathered through two group interviews, one with management staff and one with care staff, in which matters of quality and competence in relation to the group home as a work place was discussed. The data was subsequently analyzed from a social constructionist point of view and with the use of domain theory. The analysis shows that there are similarities in way the both groups discuss central values and policies, but that differences show when it comes to the order of how the organization is ideally set up. The most salient finding, however, has been that of an ongoing conflict between the highly valued idea of quality as service user involvement and of situations in which said involvement has to be compromised, primarily when the service user's wishes or actions are estimated as contra productive. These situations are thought of as difficult to cope with and it appears as though both management and staff are in need of an appropriate discourse and vocabulary as a means to efficiently preempt and handle the difficulties regarding service user involvement as they arise.},
  author       = {Sahlberg, Sebastian},
  keyword      = {quality,competence,mental illness,mental health care,service user involvement,domain theory.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Laddade situationer. Uppfattningar om kvalitet och kompetens i och kring en gruppbostad för psykiskt funktionshindrade.},
  year         = {2010},
}