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Evaluation of Supervision Practice of the Social Services provided to Elderly in Home Care Centre (English version)

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  • Adina PLUGARU

    () (MA in Supervision and Social Planing „Al. I. Cuza” University, Iasi, Romania)

  • Simona PONEA

    () (Researcher Assistent at Lumen Research Center in Humanistic Sciences Iasi, Romania)

Abstract

In this paper we propose to explore and analyze the social services offered to elderly in Home Care Centre. An important role is overseeing the proposal of the supervision process into the centre, for improving the quality of the services provided to beneficiaries. Attention will be placed also to a number of skills and qualities that a successful supervisor need to have. The main data from this research have been acquired by the application of qualitative research techniques such as: interview, focus group and “observer participant” tehnique. Also we will offer a series of recommendations for the supervisors that works along with social workers in providing quality services to elderly.

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  • Adina PLUGARU & Simona PONEA, 2010. "Evaluation of Supervision Practice of the Social Services provided to Elderly in Home Care Centre (English version)," Postmodern Openings, Editura Lumen, Department of Economics, vol. 3, pages 49-70, Octomber.
  • Handle: RePEc:lum:rev3rl:v:3:y:2010:i::p:49-70
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    Keywords

    supervision; elderly care services; Home Care Centre; supervision guide;

    JEL classification:

    • A23 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Graduate
    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions

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