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Vårdares KASAM och missförhållanden inom äldreomsorgen

Cronsell, Emma LU (2015) SOPA63 20142
School of Social Work
Abstract
Care workers KASAM (sense of coherence) and abuse in elder care

The aim of this study has been to examine and illuminate managers and care workers descriptions of abuse against elderly in eldercare. The study has been conducted with qualitative semi-structured interviews with two managers and three care workers (a total of seven respondents) in elder care. The empirical findings have been analyzed with Antonovskys (1991) perspective about KASAM (sense of coherence).
My main result shows three types of descriptions of care workers abuse in elderly care: care workers discomfort, care workers lack of ability and abuse as a result of situations with values of conflicts. These descriptions are related to care workers lack of internal... (More)
Care workers KASAM (sense of coherence) and abuse in elder care

The aim of this study has been to examine and illuminate managers and care workers descriptions of abuse against elderly in eldercare. The study has been conducted with qualitative semi-structured interviews with two managers and three care workers (a total of seven respondents) in elder care. The empirical findings have been analyzed with Antonovskys (1991) perspective about KASAM (sense of coherence).
My main result shows three types of descriptions of care workers abuse in elderly care: care workers discomfort, care workers lack of ability and abuse as a result of situations with values of conflicts. These descriptions are related to care workers lack of internal resources, lower sense of coherence and values of conflicts. The eldercare value, knowledge and care workers influence have shown to get some significance to care workers sense of comprehensibility, manageability and meaningfulness (KASAM) by increasing care workers reflection and insight, participation, sense of meaning and dedication to their work situation and promotion of a good treatment against the elderly.
Crucial for care workers to prevent abuse in elder care has although shown to be the degree of care workers internal resources, suitability for the profession and response to care workers influence from management. (Less)
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Cronsell, Emma LU
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SOPA63 20142
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
abuse in elder care, managers, care workers, eldercare values, knowledge, KASAM., care workers influence
language
Swedish
id
7440344
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2015-06-29 16:05:03
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  abstract     = {Care workers KASAM (sense of coherence) and abuse in elder care

The aim of this study has been to examine and illuminate managers and care workers descriptions of abuse against elderly in eldercare. The study has been conducted with qualitative semi-structured interviews with two managers and three care workers (a total of seven respondents) in elder care. The empirical findings have been analyzed with Antonovskys (1991) perspective about KASAM (sense of coherence). 
My main result shows three types of descriptions of care workers abuse in elderly care: care workers discomfort, care workers lack of ability and abuse as a result of situations with values of conflicts. These descriptions are related to care workers lack of internal resources, lower sense of coherence and values of conflicts. The eldercare value, knowledge and care workers influence have shown to get some significance to care workers sense of comprehensibility, manageability and meaningfulness (KASAM) by increasing care workers reflection and insight, participation, sense of meaning and dedication to their work situation and promotion of a good treatment against the elderly. 
Crucial for care workers to prevent abuse in elder care has although shown to be the degree of care workers internal resources, suitability for the profession and response to care workers influence from management.},
  author       = {Cronsell, Emma},
  keyword      = {abuse in elder care,managers,care workers,eldercare values,knowledge,KASAM.,care workers influence},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Vårdares KASAM och missförhållanden inom äldreomsorgen},
  year         = {2015},
}