IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this article

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


  • 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)


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.

Suggested Citation

  • 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

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item


    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


    Access and download statistics


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:lum:rev3rl:v:3:y:2010:i::p:49-70. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Amariei Mirela). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.