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Project: Supporting older people with severe mental illness

The overall aim is to explore the life situation for older people with severe mental illness in order to identify how health, well-being and dignity can be supported in municipal housing and home care. The project also explores how the wellbeing and health process is supported for this target group.

Project information

Project title
Supporting older people with severe mental illness in municipal housing and home care with focus on nature of wellbeing and the health process. A study of older peoples and healthcare professionals’ perspective
Project manager
Ulrica Hörberg
Other project members
Lise-Lotte Ozolins, Hanna Holst, Jessica Enros, Linnaeus University
Participating organizations
Linnaeus University; Brighton University
Financier
European Commission
Timetable
2019–2023
Subject
Caring Science (Department of Health and Caring Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences)
Website
https://innovatedignity.eu/

More about the project

The current project is implemented to create an understanding of how the support is for older people with severe mental illness in order to identify how health, well-being and dignity are in municipal housing and home care. Furthermore, we would like to get more knowledge about older people’s life situation with severe mental illness and the support this group receive in their daily life and in their living situation.

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