Old-age social exclusion in home care - prevalence, meanings & intervention (SOLDEX)
SOLDEX-project scrutinizes older people’s formal home care from the perspective of social exclusion. The project examines the prevalence, risk factors and individual meanings of social exclusion in home care clients and how old-age exclusion is addressed in current ageing policies and legislation. The multidisciplinary study combines expertise of social gerontology, elder law and health economics and is divided into three Work Packages utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methods. In addition to a survey, interviews and observation, a quasi-experimental trial is conducted to examine the effectiveness of the “day activity service” for older home care clients. The results provide evidence-base for the development of home care practices, legislation and elder care services.
Academy of Finland
Group members - UEF
Elisa Tiilikainen Assistant Professor , Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Department of Social Sciences
Anna Mäki-Petäjä-Leinonen Professor , Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Law School
Hanna Ristolainen Early Stage Researcher , Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Department of Social Sc...
Henna Nikumaa University Teacher , Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Law School
Other group members
Leena Forma, erikoistutkija, Laurea ammattikorkeakoulu