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Äldreomsorgen blir mångkulturell: särskild vård bara för en minoritet
Södertörn University, Avdelning 3, History.
1998 (Swedish)In: Läkartidningen, ISSN 0023-7205, E-ISSN 1652-7518, no 32-33, 3409-3412 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

According to the census, more than 100,000 foreign-born people over 65 years of age now live in Sweden. They represent nearly eight per cent of the elderly population, and come from over a hundred different countries. During the 1990s many ethnically and religiously based old-age and health-care services have been developed for this population. The experiences of these services and their importance in the planning of care facilities are discussed in the article; research and scientific evaluations comparing health and social conditions of the foreign-born and Swedish elderly populations are also reviewed.

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1998. no 32-33, 3409-3412 p.
Keyword [en]
aged, cultural factor, elderly care, human, migration, review, social welfare, socioeconomics, Sweden, Cultural Characteristics, Emigration and Immigration, Health Services for the Aged, Humans, Old Age Assistance, Socioeconomic Factors
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-22932PubMedID: 9725955ScopusID: 2-s2.0-11544277723OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-22932DiVA: diva2:711858
Available from: 2014-04-11 Created: 2014-03-28 Last updated: 2016-10-06Bibliographically approved

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