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Elder Care in the Netherlands: Interview with Roland de Wolf

Interview

Roland de Wolf is Chairman of the Board at the Saffier Residentie Group. The Saffier Residentie Group runs ten elder care homes in the Netherlands that are designed for independent living. The goal is for residents to feel safe, at home, and have access to the highest possible quality of independent living. Technology helps staff…

Buurtzorg: A Neighborhood Model of Care

Interview

Buurtzorg Nederland is a not for profit homecare provider with a reputation for delivering high quality and affordable elder care services. Buurtzorg means “neighborhood care” in Dutch. Buurtzorg is centered on neighborhood resources, including family members and neighbors. This is a summary of an interview with Jos de Blok and the transcript of an interview…

Stiftelsen Silviahemmet: A Palliative Approach to Dementia Care

Interview

Stiftelsen Silviahemmet is a foundation that manages a day care center and provides education in dementia care. In this interview, Lotta Roupe, an assistant nurse, Silvia Sister, and manager of the day care center of Silviahemmet, talks about the history of Silviahemmet and its palliative care philosophy. Ms. Roupe also gives an overview of the day care…

Aleris: Improving Dementia Care and Care of the Elderly

Interview

Aleris is a private health and social care company and one of the largest providers in Scandinavia. In this interview with Linda Martinson, manager of an Aleris elder care home in Stockholm, Sweden, she talks about quality registries, national guidelines, and the development of new and better methods in elder care. Ms. Martinson discusses how…

TioHundra Case Study Part Five: A Changing Organization

Interview

This is the fifth part of a case study series on Care Company TioHundra and Swedish integrated elder care. This installment of the case study is an interview with Ulrika Karlsson, the department manager for elder care and homecare at TioHundra. Ms. Karlsson describes the challenges related to organizational change at TioHundra. The interview also…

TioHundra Case Study Part Three: A Focus on Quality

Interview

  This is the third part of a case study series on Care Company TioHundra and Swedish integrated elder care. This installment of the case study is an interview with two quality coordinators at TioHundra. The interviewees describe the development of quality measures for healthcare and social care at TioHundra and the challenges that the…

TioHundra Case Study Part Two: Care Homes and Integrated Elder Care

Interview

This is the second part of a case study series on Care Company TioHundra and Swedish integrated elder care. This installment of the case study is a group interview with three managers at TioHundra. The interviewees describe the development of elder care at TioHundra and the challenges that the company faces in delivering integrated elder care.…

In the Name of the Law: Harmonizing Legal Requirements with the Needs of the Welfare Sector

Report

This report is a summary of the lecture by Jeanna Thorslund at the Welfare Technology Conference, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in January 2015. Welfare technology is technology that can be used in the welfare sectors, such as in healthcare and in social care. Ms. Thorslund’s lecture addressed the legal aspects associated with developing and implementing welfare technology.…

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