Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Care and life quality in care home
Omsorg og livskvalitet i plejeboligen

Topic
Intergenerational Relationships
Wellbeing
Housing, Urban Development and Mobility
Relevance for this Topic
Country Denmark
URL
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More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Senior researcher Torben Fridberg
Herluf Trolles Gade 11
DK-1052 Copehagen K
Denmark
Phone: (+45)33480820
Email: tf(at)sfi.dk
Url: N.A.

Timeliness, transparency

N.A.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional


Cross-section within 38 care homes

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Face-to-face interviews and observational studies

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional


Cross-section within 38 care homes

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Face-to-face interviews and observational studies

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional


Cross-section within 38 care homes

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Face-to-face interviews and observational studies


Access to data

Conditions of access


No formal agreements, but contact SFI for application


N.A.


Anonymised microdata and focus groups interviews


SAS, SPSS, Stata


Documentation is only available in Danish.

Access to data

Conditions of access


No formal agreements, but contact SFI for application


N.A.


Anonymised microdata and focus groups interviews


SAS, SPSS, Stata


Documentation is only available in Danish.

Access to data

Conditions of access


No formal agreements, but contact SFI for application


N.A.


Anonymised microdata and focus groups interviews


SAS, SPSS, Stata


Documentation is only available in Danish.


Coverage


Data was collected in 2011. Eight municipalities were chosen, not nationally representative, but chosen to ensure geographic distribution, large and small, city and countryside. Random selection of care homes in each of the municipalities was made with a random selection of 5-10 residents at each care home, depending on size. Total of 294 residents aged 65+ included in the study.


2011


N.A.


N.A.


Entire country


65+


Participation rate of 68%, which is high compared with a similar English study (35%). Eight municipalities were chosen, not nationally representative, but chosen to ensure geographic distribution, large and small, city and countryside.


The survey covers care and quality of life operationalised in eight domains, including: control over daily life, personal care and wellbeing, food and drinks, housing, safety, activities, social contact and dignity.


A report using the data is available in Danish at www.sfi.dk/resultater-4726.aspx

Coverage


Data was collected in 2011. Eight municipalities were chosen, not nationally representative, but chosen to ensure geographic distribution, large and small, city and countryside. Random selection of care homes in each of the municipalities was made with a random selection of 5-10 residents at each care home, depending on size. Total of 294 residents aged 65+ included in the study.


2011


N.A.


N.A.


Entire country


65+


Participation rate of 68%, which is high compared with a similar English study (35%). Eight municipalities were chosen, not nationally representative, but chosen to ensure geographic distribution, large and small, city and countryside.


The survey covers care and quality of life operationalised in eight domains, including: control over daily life, personal care and wellbeing, food and drinks, housing, safety, activities, social contact and dignity.


A report using the data is available in Danish at www.sfi.dk/resultater-4726.aspx

Coverage


Data was collected in 2011. Eight municipalities were chosen, not nationally representative, but chosen to ensure geographic distribution, large and small, city and countryside. Random selection of care homes in each of the municipalities was made with a random selection of 5-10 residents at each care home, depending on size. Total of 294 residents aged 65+ included in the study.


2011


N.A.


N.A.


Entire country


65+


Participation rate of 68%, which is high compared with a similar English study (35%). Eight municipalities were chosen, not nationally representative, but chosen to ensure geographic distribution, large and small, city and countryside.


The survey covers care and quality of life operationalised in eight domains, including: control over daily life, personal care and wellbeing, food and drinks, housing, safety, activities, social contact and dignity.


A report using the data is available in Danish at www.sfi.dk/resultater-4726.aspx


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.


No

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.


No

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.


No


Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


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.

Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


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.

Data quality


N.A.


N.A.


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.


Applicability


Strengths: The survey uses a well-documented method of data collection adjusted to the Danish context. The interviewers were well-trained in the ASCOT methodology to collect survey and observational data. See ASCOT’s website for other studies and references: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/ascot/old-v1/index.php
. Weaknesses: Small sample size and the documentation is only available in Danish.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey uses a well-documented method of data collection adjusted to the Danish context. The interviewers were well-trained in the ASCOT methodology to collect survey and observational data. See ASCOT’s website for other studies and references: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/ascot/old-v1/index.php
. Weaknesses: Small sample size and the documentation is only available in Danish.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey uses a well-documented method of data collection adjusted to the Danish context. The interviewers were well-trained in the ASCOT methodology to collect survey and observational data. See ASCOT’s website for other studies and references: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/ascot/old-v1/index.php
. Weaknesses: Small sample size and the documentation is only available in Danish.


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