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Anna Dunér

About Anna Dunér

Areas of expertise Ageing and older people, formal and informal support networks for older people and people with disabilities, organizations and professions within social work with older people and people with disabilities.

Research; present and past projects

  • Hybrids between traditional family care and modern welfare policies – a study of personal assistance provided by family members to persons with disabilities. 2013-
  • DESIDE – Decision-making by, about and for older people who need social care: prerequisites and barriers to well-being and autonomy. In collaboration with Department of psychology, University of Gothenburg. 2013-
  • Support for frail elderly persons – from prevention to palliation. At Vårdalinstitutet, the Swedish institute for health sciences 
( 2007-
  • Collaboration in team – in the users’ best interest? Multi-professional teams in health, social care and rehabilitation for older people. 2007-2012
  • Life circumstances for persons with mental disability. 2005-2011
  • Formal and informal care for older people who can no longer manage on their own. 2002-2007

Teaching Teaching experience on basic and advanced levels. PhD supervision.

Roles and afficiations 2014 – AGECAP, Center for Capability in Aging - From Genes to Society (asistant PI for FRESH – Frail Elderly Support Research Group at Department of Social Work and Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation) University of Gothenburg