Social External Relations among Residents of Nursing Homes 1988 A

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Sozialhygiene an der Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Sozialhygiene an der Karl-Marx-Universitaet Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Elderly
    • Specific social services: use and provision
  • Abstract

    Relations of nursing home residents with their relatives, reasons for home stay, need of help, assessments by care personnel. Topics: Occupation characteristics; management activity; length of home stay; residence partner before admission to home; number of children; reasons for home stay; need of help at time of admission into home; those providing help; initiator of application for admission to the home; most frequent contact person; distance to place of residence of this contact person; possession of a car and degree of employment of contact person; someone in need of nursing care or small child in their household; visit by other children; frequency of visits; further contacts with family; desire for other contacts; person to talk to with problems, a desire for something special and sorrow; change of relationship to children since admission to home; doing laundry in home; friendships with other home residents; adapting to the home; extent of remaining activities in the home; attitude to the possibility of living with children; personal questionnaire: type of home; contacts of home resident with his family; most frequent visitor; certain days without visitors; visit days; assessment of care by family.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Sample of residents capable of communication in the nursing home part of the evening and nursing home ´Martin Andersen Nexoe´.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 50
    Number of Variables: 47
Further surveys with the same questionnaire are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6401 and 6402.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6400 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Götzke, A.: Soziale Außenbeziehungen bei Bewohnern von Pflegeheimen. Diplomarbeit. Institut für Sozialhygiene an der Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig 1990.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22