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Sjukhuskuratorers arbete med barn som anhöriga inom den somatiska vården.

Edinge, Rebecca LU (2016) SOPA63 20152
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this qualitative study, with a constructivist approach, was to examine how
professionals work with children as next of kin to chronically ill patients in somatic care.
Through a content analysis, using local guidelines and policy documents for the work with
children as next of kin, as well as semi-structured interviews focusing on how the
professionals themselves describe their work with the children, the result gave a clearer view
of how the work is carried out. The interviews were conducted with some of the social
workers at a counselor department, associated with a local hospital where this department is
the only ones working with this these issues in the area.
The study shows that there is some lack of... (More)
The purpose of this qualitative study, with a constructivist approach, was to examine how
professionals work with children as next of kin to chronically ill patients in somatic care.
Through a content analysis, using local guidelines and policy documents for the work with
children as next of kin, as well as semi-structured interviews focusing on how the
professionals themselves describe their work with the children, the result gave a clearer view
of how the work is carried out. The interviews were conducted with some of the social
workers at a counselor department, associated with a local hospital where this department is
the only ones working with this these issues in the area.
The study shows that there is some lack of support from the administrations in terms of
resources and educational opportunities which the social workers have the right to and are
requiring. There is also surprisingly little interaction between organizations and the counselor
department. What turned out to correlate well between the policy documents and the
counselor departments view of the work was how the information, advice and support of the
children and their families are carried out through the counselor department despite the lack
of education in the subject. (Less)
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author
Edinge, Rebecca LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20152
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Child as next of kin, health care, chronically ill, somatic care, social worker, information, support, advice
language
Swedish
id
8851749
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2016-03-29 15:29:21
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2016-03-29 15:29:21
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this qualitative study, with a constructivist approach, was to examine how 
professionals work with children as next of kin to chronically ill patients in somatic care. 
Through a content analysis, using local guidelines and policy documents for the work with 
children as next of kin, as well as semi-structured interviews focusing on how the 
professionals themselves describe their work with the children, the result gave a clearer view 
of how the work is carried out. The interviews were conducted with some of the social 
workers at a counselor department, associated with a local hospital where this department is 
the only ones working with this these issues in the area. 
The study shows that there is some lack of support from the administrations in terms of 
resources and educational opportunities which the social workers have the right to and are 
requiring. There is also surprisingly little interaction between organizations and the counselor 
department. What turned out to correlate well between the policy documents and the 
counselor departments view of the work was how the information, advice and support of the 
children and their families are carried out through the counselor department despite the lack 
of education in the subject.},
  author       = {Edinge, Rebecca},
  keyword      = {Child as next of kin,health care,chronically ill,somatic care,social worker,information,support,advice},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Sjukhuskuratorers arbete med barn som anhöriga inom den somatiska vården.},
  year         = {2016},
}