Læring i Tingbjerg Sundhedshus - et sundhedspædagogisk projekt

Lillevang Andreasen, Sarah Antonia, Weiss Hansen & Neli Iwasa

Studenteropgave: Semesterprojekt


The purpose of this project is to examine how a community health project “Sundhedshuset”(House of health) in Tingbjerg, manages to reduce inequality in health. It is in this project analyzed from interviews and observations, how Sundhedshuset through cafés works with health promotion to a target group of highly socially exposed women. The definition of ‘health’ in this project, is based on the review “Det åbne sundhedsbegreb” (The open health concept) by Steen Wackerhausen. Health is understood as ‘competence’ which means the capability of reaching a goal. This project aims to uncover whether the highly exposed women’s ‘competences’ are improved and as we understand this improvement though the process of learning, we use theories of learning by Knud Illeris and Etienne Wenger. The possibilities of learning in the cafés and the question whether the womens ‘competences’ are improved, becomes our focus of attention. It is concluded that the possibilities of learning existing in the cafés, results in an improvement in the women’s ‘competences’. There are potential learning possibilities in the cafés, through social interaction, talks and the option to become a volunteer worker. The cafés are not obligatory, but open for everyone. It constitutes a relaxed place, where networking, information, counseling, a social gathering takes place in an informal, secure and social learning context. The women have the option of learning different things; for example, concrete professional knowledge, developing abilities to engage in activities, to take responsibility, gain new insights, to negotiate meaning and to exchange knowledge, which summarized can be viewed as good possibilities for learning. Furthermore it is concluded that the women who attends the cafés will, as a result, acquire the possibilities of developing their own capacity of action and life-conditions, thus improving the ‘competences’ altogether.

UddannelserSundhedsfremme og Sundhedsstrategier, (Bachelor/kandidatuddannelse) Bachelor el. kandidat
Udgivelsesdato1 dec. 2011


  • sundhedspædagogisk
  • Tingbjerg Sundhedshus
  • ulighed i sundhed
  • Læringsdimensioner
  • handlekapacitet
  • social udsatte