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”Känslan av att något är fel” - En kvalitativ studie om hemtjänstpersonal i mötet med våld i nära relationer bland äldre

Blom, Malin LU and Svensson, Erik LU (2017) SOPA63 20162
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to examine how home care services in the city of Malmö works with domestic violence among elder people, and also to analyze the home care service’s role when faced with the same type violence. The sample of informants consequently consisted of six assistant nurses working in home care for ordinary housing in Malmö. The data collection was conducted through qualitative semi-structured interviews. Fictional cases were presented to the informants to gain understanding of the home care services workers views on violence among elders and the how the informant hypothetically would take action in the given situation. The result of the study showed that home care services in Malmö has an important role to draw... (More)
The purpose of this study was to examine how home care services in the city of Malmö works with domestic violence among elder people, and also to analyze the home care service’s role when faced with the same type violence. The sample of informants consequently consisted of six assistant nurses working in home care for ordinary housing in Malmö. The data collection was conducted through qualitative semi-structured interviews. Fictional cases were presented to the informants to gain understanding of the home care services workers views on violence among elders and the how the informant hypothetically would take action in the given situation. The result of the study showed that home care services in Malmö has an important role to draw attention to domestic violence among elders and that the home care services can act as a link between the individual user and society's relief efforts. The informants depicted that a dividing line exists between their professional workspace and the clients’ private sphere which limits their ability to detect the presence of violence. Moreover, the informants also lack clear procedures and guidelines for handling domestic violence among their clients. (Less)
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Blom, Malin LU and Svensson, Erik LU
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organization
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SOPA63 20162
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
domestic violence, elderly, home care, profession, role theory
language
Swedish
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8899777
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2017-01-25 14:15:37
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to examine how home care services in the city of Malmö works with domestic violence among elder people, and also to analyze the home care service’s role when faced with the same type violence. The sample of informants consequently consisted of six assistant nurses working in home care for ordinary housing in Malmö. The data collection was conducted through qualitative semi-structured interviews. Fictional cases were presented to the informants to gain understanding of the home care services workers views on violence among elders and the how the informant hypothetically would take action in the given situation. The result of the study showed that home care services in Malmö has an important role to draw attention to domestic violence among elders and that the home care services can act as a link between the individual user and society's relief efforts. The informants depicted that a dividing line exists between their professional workspace and the clients’ private sphere which limits their ability to detect the presence of violence. Moreover, the informants also lack clear procedures and guidelines for handling domestic violence among their clients.},
  author       = {Blom, Malin and Svensson, Erik},
  keyword      = {domestic violence,elderly,home care,profession,role theory},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {”Känslan av att något är fel” - En kvalitativ studie om hemtjänstpersonal i mötet med våld i nära relationer bland äldre},
  year         = {2017},
}