Name: Quality in care, service, nursing and rehabilitation for the elderly with extensive needs in ordinary and special housing
Identifier: SS 872500:2015
Issuing Organisation: SIS
Organization website (opens in new window): https://www.sis.se/
Link to standard (opens in new window): https://www.sis.se/en/sok/?q=SS+872500%3A2015&category=
Issue Year: 2015
Forward Review Date: Not known
Intended Audiences: Carers, Governmental and Public Sector Bodies, Older People, Private Sector Bodies, Professional and Trade Bodies, and Third (Voluntary) Sector Bodies
This very comprehensive standard tries to bridge boundaries between and integrate the content of the Sweden’s Social Services Act (SoL) and Health Care Act (HSL). The standard concerns care, service, nursing and rehabilitation for elderly people with comprehensive developmental needs that live in ordinary or specialist accommodation. Part of the standard is concerned with helping the elderly person become involved in his/her care planning; (re)habilitation and the prevention of ill health. The standard is focused on ensuring a safe and secure care environment for elderly people; enabling his/her self-determination and participation.
Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing: High
Older Person Specific: Yes
Usage / Adoption status: Not known
The standard endeavours to set a framework within which the elderly person can receive care and, as far as possible, make choices about the content and design of that care. Requirements include those concerned with documentation to in order to help monitoring quality in the nursing, care and rehabilitation services provided.