Employed relative careers in Sweden 1993

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Bengt Furåker - University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science

Ann-Britt Sand - University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science

Description:

In Sweden the municipalities have the responsibility to provide the elderly, ill and disabled with the assistance they need to make home living possible. Still, most caring take place in the family and is performed by relatives. Sometimes a relative carer can be employed and paid by the municipality to perform the help. The aim of this study is to explore the situation of employed family careers.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Bengt Furåker - University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science

Ann-Britt Sand - University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0745

Purpose:

The aim of this study is to explore the situation of employed family careers.

Description:

In Sweden the municipalities have the responsibility to provide the elderly, ill and disabled with the assistance they need to make home living possible. Still, most caring take place in the family and is performed by relatives. Sometimes a relative carer can be employed and paid by the municipality to perform the help. The aim of this study is to explore the situation of employed family careers.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1993-04-01 — 1993-05-01

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Relative carers in 100 Swedish municipalities.

Time Method:

Funding:

Swedish Council for Social Research

Publications

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Furåker, B., & Mossberg, A-B. (1997) Arbetsglädje bland anställda anhörigvårdare. Socialvetenskaplig Tidskrift no. 4.

Furåker, B., & Mossberg, A-B. (1997) Vårdansvar och bundenhet. Socialvetenskaplig Tidskrift no. 1.

Mossberg Sand, A-B. (2000) Ansvar, kärlek och försörjning : om anställda anhörigvårdare i Sverige. Göteborg: Department of Sociology. (With a summary in English). ISBN: 91-972940-6-3.

Mossberg, A-B (1994) De anhöriganställdas vardag. Äldreutvärderingen 1994:1. Socialstyrelsen.

Mossberg, A-B. (1994) Anhörigvårdare - informella vårdare i ett formellt vårdsystem. Socialvetenskaplig Tidskrift no. 2-3.

Mossberg, A-B. (1996) Jag tar en dag i sänder : om ålderspensionerade anhörigvårdare. I Eliasson, R. (ed.) Omsorgens skiftningar - Begreppet, vardagen, politiken, foskningen. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Mossberg, A-B. (1997) Mellan familj och välfärdsstat - om anställda anhörigvårdare i Sverige. Report no. 39 Människa Handikapp Livsvillkor. Psykiatri och habilitering. Örebro läns landsting.

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Version 1.0:

2007-06-29 doi:10.5878/001118

Employed relative carers in Sweden 1993

Citation:

Bengt Furåker, Ann-Britt Sand. University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science (2007). Employed relative carers in Sweden 1993. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/001118

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1993-04-01 — 1993-05-01

Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

217

Number of individuals/objects:

1197