Access to competence and policy- food provision in Swedish eldercare
2014 (English)Conference paper, Abstract (Refereed)
Introduction: To provide food and meals in elderly care is a growing concern in the welfare state. Objective: Investigate and compare nutritional competence and its relation to different kind of food policies within elderly care in Swedish municipalities, in 2006 and 2013-14. Methodology: Web based questionnaires were distributed to all Swedish municipalities (N= 290) twice. Results: Access to clinical- and administrative dietitians differ between analyzed years and between sizes of municipalities. Nutritional competences correlated with local policies in 2006 and the national guideline (introduced in 2011) 2013-14. Conclusion: Municipal size and nutritional competence are central in strategic food provision work.
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Other Social Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-247879OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-247879DiVA: diva2:797613