Virtual care: Practising care in times of citizen empowerment and retrenchment

Annette Kamp, Stinne Aaløkke Ballegaard

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Welfare technologies have within the last few years become a new mantra for reforming Danish public health care. Following a long period dominated by New Public Management inspired reforms aiming at rationalization and marketization, welfare technologies are envisioned as leading to a new and smarter form of retrenchment, promising better quality, empowerment of citizens and work that is smarter and more qualified . In this paper we study the introduction of virtual home care in Danish elderly care that entails the performance of specific home care services by means of video conversations rather than physical visits in the citizens’ homes and this impacts working life
Publikationsdatonov. 2016
Antal sider6
StatusUdgivet - nov. 2016
BegivenhedNordic Working Life Conference 2016: Hard Times? - University of Tampere, Finland
Varighed: 2 nov. 20164 nov. 2016


KonferenceNordic Working Life Conference 2016
LokationUniversity of Tampere

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