Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Quality in the care of the elderly
Kvalitet i ældreplejen

Topic
Social, Civic and Cultural Engagement
Social Systems and Welfare
Housing, Urban Development and Mobility
Relevance for this Topic
Country Denmark
URL
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Governance

Contact information

Danish Data Archive (DDA)
Danish Data Archive (DDA)
Islandsgade 10
5000 Odense
Denmark
Phone: (+45)66113010
Email: mailbox(at)dda.dk
Url: samfund.dda.dk/ddakatalog//sdfiler/R06602.htm

Timeliness, transparency

N.A.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional


Interviews with (1) recipients of home care or residents at assisted living facilities, (2) personal care workers, (3) inspectors of dispensaries.

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Face-to-face interviews and information from three different municipalities

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional


Interviews with (1) recipients of home care or residents at assisted living facilities, (2) personal care workers, (3) inspectors of dispensaries.

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Face-to-face interviews and information from three different municipalities

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional


Interviews with (1) recipients of home care or residents at assisted living facilities, (2) personal care workers, (3) inspectors of dispensaries.

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Face-to-face interviews and information from three different municipalities


Access to data

Conditions of access


DDA - Open access


Apply to DDA 70 per cent of all data requests are processed the same day and 90 per cent within 3 days.


Anonymised microdata


SAS, SPSS, tab-delimited file


Documentation is only available in Danish.

Access to data

Conditions of access


DDA - Open access


Apply to DDA 70 per cent of all data requests are processed the same day and 90 per cent within 3 days.


Anonymised microdata


SAS, SPSS, tab-delimited file


Documentation is only available in Danish.

Access to data

Conditions of access


DDA - Open access


Apply to DDA 70 per cent of all data requests are processed the same day and 90 per cent within 3 days.


Anonymised microdata


SAS, SPSS, tab-delimited file


Documentation is only available in Danish.


Coverage


Data collected in 2000.


2000


N.A.


The sample was comprised of elderly who receive home care and are aged 70 or above in three different municipalities.


Three different municipalities (Susaa, Gladsaxe, Hjoerring)


70 and above


27 per cent of the participants have not responded. This survey is not representative regarding age in one of the municipalities and regarding civil status in one of the other municipalities.


(1) The survey covers abilities to keep home and personal care, asks questions about who helps the respondent, living conditions, what the respondent finds important in care of the elderly and opinion about the employees. (2) It also looks at work assignments within the last week, opinion about what care of the elderly should include and how it should be organized. (3) Finally, it includes opinions about what skills the personal care workers should have.


A Danish report using the data is available at www.sfi.dk/Default.aspx

Coverage


Data collected in 2000.


2000


N.A.


The sample was comprised of elderly who receive home care and are aged 70 or above in three different municipalities.


Three different municipalities (Susaa, Gladsaxe, Hjoerring)


70 and above


27 per cent of the participants have not responded. This survey is not representative regarding age in one of the municipalities and regarding civil status in one of the other municipalities.


(1) The survey covers abilities to keep home and personal care, asks questions about who helps the respondent, living conditions, what the respondent finds important in care of the elderly and opinion about the employees. (2) It also looks at work assignments within the last week, opinion about what care of the elderly should include and how it should be organized. (3) Finally, it includes opinions about what skills the personal care workers should have.


A Danish report using the data is available at www.sfi.dk/Default.aspx

Coverage


Data collected in 2000.


2000


N.A.


The sample was comprised of elderly who receive home care and are aged 70 or above in three different municipalities.


Three different municipalities (Susaa, Gladsaxe, Hjoerring)


70 and above


27 per cent of the participants have not responded. This survey is not representative regarding age in one of the municipalities and regarding civil status in one of the other municipalities.


(1) The survey covers abilities to keep home and personal care, asks questions about who helps the respondent, living conditions, what the respondent finds important in care of the elderly and opinion about the employees. (2) It also looks at work assignments within the last week, opinion about what care of the elderly should include and how it should be organized. (3) Finally, it includes opinions about what skills the personal care workers should have.


A Danish report using the data is available at www.sfi.dk/Default.aspx


Linkage


N.A.


No

Linkage


N.A.


No

Linkage


N.A.


No


Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.

Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.

Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


Applicability


Weaknesses: This survey covers only three municipalities and is not representative regarding civil status and age. It does Include interviews with different actors: Interviews with (1) recipients of home care or residents at assisted living facilities, (2) personal care workers, and (3) inspectors of dispensaries.

Applicability


Weaknesses: This survey covers only three municipalities and is not representative regarding civil status and age. It does include interviews with different actors: Interviews with (1) recipients of home care or residents at assisted living facilities, (2) personal care workers, and (3) inspectors of dispensaries.

Applicability


Weaknesses: This survey covers only three municipalities and is not representative regarding civil status and age. It does include interviews with different actors: Interviews with (1) recipients of home care or residents at assisted living facilities, (2) personal care workers, and (3) inspectors of dispensaries.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Chantal Nielsen
  • (see Partners)