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"I väntan på ålderdomshemmet? En kvalitativ studie av äldres boendealternativ i Helsingborgs kommun"

Adolfsson Knutsson, Jill LU (2011) SOPA63 20102
School of Social Work
Abstract
Abstract
This essay presents a study of the different alternatives concerning ways of living elderly people have in Helsingborg’s municipality. The intention with the essay was to examine the different senior housing alternatives for people that’s not in need of care but needs more than their own home can offer, what the target group is, and why they are needed and also to examine aspects that could work better. Four semi-structured interviews with people that work with the elderly in different ways was completed, which gives the essay several various perspectives. The result of the study shows that Helsingborg’s municipality can offer the elderly several senior housing apartments for people over 70 years of age. The municipality have... (More)
Abstract
This essay presents a study of the different alternatives concerning ways of living elderly people have in Helsingborg’s municipality. The intention with the essay was to examine the different senior housing alternatives for people that’s not in need of care but needs more than their own home can offer, what the target group is, and why they are needed and also to examine aspects that could work better. Four semi-structured interviews with people that work with the elderly in different ways was completed, which gives the essay several various perspectives. The result of the study shows that Helsingborg’s municipality can offer the elderly several senior housing apartments for people over 70 years of age. The municipality have certain demands concerning the design of the senior housing and if they are met, a subsidy will be given to the housing companies. The need for these types of living alternatives is explained by the fact that elderly people feel more alone and insecure than younger people, and also that they just want to be more comfortable when they grow older. (Less)
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Adolfsson Knutsson, Jill LU
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SOPA63 20102
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
senior housing, senior, elderly care, safety, loneliness
language
Swedish
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1857513
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2011-03-21 10:23:42
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  abstract     = {Abstract
This essay presents a study of the different alternatives concerning ways of living elderly people have in Helsingborg’s municipality. The intention with the essay was to examine the different senior housing alternatives for people that’s not in need of care but needs more than their own home can offer, what the target group is, and why they are needed and also to examine aspects that could work better. Four semi-structured interviews with people that work with the elderly in different ways was completed, which gives the essay several various perspectives. The result of the study shows that Helsingborg’s municipality can offer the elderly several senior housing apartments for people over 70 years of age. The municipality have certain demands concerning the design of the senior housing and if they are met, a subsidy will be given to the housing companies. The need for these types of living alternatives is explained by the fact that elderly people feel more alone and insecure than younger people, and also that they just want to be more comfortable when they grow older.},
  author       = {Adolfsson Knutsson, Jill},
  keyword      = {senior housing,senior,elderly care,safety,loneliness},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"I väntan på ålderdomshemmet? En kvalitativ studie av äldres boendealternativ i Helsingborgs kommun"},
  year         = {2011},
}