Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Care, life quality and home help
Omsorgsbetinget livskvalitet og hjemmehjælp

Topic
Wellbeing
Social Systems and Welfare
Relevance for this Topic
Country Denmark
URL
No website for the database
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Governance

Contact information

Morten HĂžjmose Andersen
Aalborg University
Fredrik Bajers Plads 5
9100 Aalborg
Denmark
Phone: (+45)99409921
Email: hoejmose(at)dps.aau.dk
Url: No website for the database

Timeliness, transparency

First results are expected to be published summer 2013.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)


Telephone interviews supplied with qualitative interviews and register data

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)


Telephone interviews supplied with qualitative interviews and register data


Access to data

Conditions of access


Data is not accessible to other researchers yet, but in time it will be accessible through DDA and CSSR.


N.A.


Anonymised microdata and qualitative interviews


N.A.


Documentation is not available yet.

Access to data

Conditions of access


Data is not accessible to other researchers yet, but in time it will be accessible through DDA and CSSR.


N.A.


Anonymised microdata and qualitative interviews


N.A.


Documentation is not available yet.


Coverage


Data was first collected in October 2012 and includes 698 individuals. The original sample was 1,200 individuals, but an additional sample of 430 respondents was added in order to reach a satisfactory number of replies. The response rate was 48 per cent.


2012


N.A.


Older people aged 65 years or above living in eight different municipalities. They all live in their own home and receive in-home assistance.


Covers eight different municipalities in Denmark, both urban and rural areas are represented.


65 and above


Representative of older people in the eight different municipalities


Covers older people's wellbeing and their receiving home help, and eight domains including: control over daily life, personal care and wellbeing, food and drinks, housing, safety, activities, social contact and dignity.


N.A.

Coverage


Data was first collected in October 2012 and includes 698 individuals. The original sample was 1,200 individuals, but an additional sample of 430 respondents was added in order to reach a satisfactory number of replies. The response rate was 48 per cent.


2012


N.A.


Older people aged 65 years or above living in eight different municipalities. They all live in their own home and receive in-home assistance.


Covers eight different municipalities in Denmark, both urban and rural areas are represented.


65 and above


Representative of older people in the eight different municipalities


Covers older people's wellbeing and their receiving home help, and eight domains including: control over daily life, personal care and wellbeing, food and drinks, housing, safety, activities, social contact and dignity.


N.A.


Linkage


The data collection is a pilot test of the ASCOT (Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit) in Denmark. ASCOT quantifies care-dependent life quality according to eight specific dimensions by combining survey and observational data. Additional measures of wellbeing, such as Barthel scores and EQ5D are included.


Can be linked to anonymised microdata in the Statistics Denmark registries

Linkage


The data collection is a pilot test of the ASCOT (Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit) in Denmark. ASCOT quantifies care-dependent life quality according to 8 specific dimensions by combining survey and observational data. Additional measures of wellbeing, such as Barthel scores and EQ5D are included.


Can be linked to anonymised microdata in the Statistics Denmark registries


Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.

Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


Applicability


Strengths: Data collection is based on the validated ASCOT method and covers internationally validated scores as Barthel and EQ5D. Weaknesses: The survey has a relatively low response rate (48 per cent) and covers only eight municipalities in Denmark.

Applicability


Strengths: Data collection is based on the validated ASCOT method and covers internationally validated scores as Barthel and EQ5D. Weaknesses: The survey has a relatively low response rate (48 per cent) and covers only eight municipalities in Denmark.


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