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Table 9 Professional care providers level of education in the category Institutional care

From: Dementia care and service systems – a mapping system tested in nine Swedish municipalities

   ISCED level 7: Master’s or equivalent, vocational ISCED level 6:
Bachelor’s or equivalent, vocational
ISCED level 5: Short-cycle tertiary education, vocational ISCED level 4:
Post-secondary
non-tertiary, vocational
ISCED level 3:
Upper secondary, vocational
Rehabilitation in institution: Training in residential home/nursing home/group dwelling by Occupational therapist, Physiotherapist and/or registered nurses and/or Licensed practical nurse/Auxiliary nurse to improve or maintain functional ability. 1   OT   LPN Ass-N
2   OT, FT   LPN, LPN-dem  
3   OT, FT   LPN, LPN-dem  
4   OT, FT   LPN Ass-N
5   OT, FT   LPN  
6   OT, FT   LPN  
7   OT, FT   LPN Ass-N
8   OT    
9   OT   LPN Ass-N
Safety accommodation: Accommodation for people 70+, not specifically for people with dementia. The accommodation is staffed specific hours every day to offer joint meals and activities. 1     LPN, LPN-dem Ass-N
2      
3     CC  
4     CC  
5      
6      
7      
8      
9      
Residential home/Sheltered home/Assisted living. For older people not specific for those with dementia disease or mixed with other older people: Housing with care and service, for people who do not need daily attention from registered nurses or 24 h surveillance. 1   RN, RN-dem, SW,   LPN, LPN-dem Ass-N
2 GP RN distr, RN psych, SW   LPN, LPN act, CC Ass-N
3   RN + dem, distr, elderly, SW   LPN, LPN-dem, CC  
4   RN, OT, FT   LPN  
5 GP RN-dem, RN distr, FT    
6 GP RN, RN distr, SW   LPN  
7   RN, RN-dem, SW   LPN Ass-N
8   SW    
9   SW   LPN Ass-N
Nursing home. Not specifically dementia disease or mixed with other older people: Nursing care 24/7, employed staff. May include short-term rehab, long-term care for people with chronic impairment or disabilities requiring daily attention of registered nurses to help with personal care or mobility. 1   RN, RN-dem, SW,   LPN, LPN-dem  
2 GP RN-distr, psych, elderly, SW, OT, FT   LPN, LPN-act, CC Ass-N
3   RN, RN-dem, distr, eld, SW   CC  
4   RN, SW, OT, FT   LPN,  
5      
6      
7   RN, RN-distr, SW   LPN Ass-N
8   SW    
9     LPN Ass-N
Nursing home with dementia care units: Nursing homes especially designed and adapted environment to meet the needs of people with dementia. Nursing care available 24/7 provided by employed staff. Units with staff specialized in dementia 1   RN-, RN-dem, elderly, SW   LPN, LPN-dem,  
2      
3      
4      
5      
6      
7   RN, RN-distr, SW   LPN Ass-N
8   SW    
9      
Community Dwelling / Small housing for people with dementia: Housing especially designed and adapted environment to meet the needs of people with dementia. Staff specifically trained in dementia care. Only for people with dementia (≤10 people) 1   RN-, RN-dem, SW   LPN, LPN-dem Ass-N
2 GP RN, RN--distr, OT, FT   LPN, LPN-act Ass-N
3      
4      
5 GP RN-, RN-dem, SW   LPN  
6      
7      
8      
9      
Psychogeriatric unit/Geriatric psychiatry inpatient unit: Units where people with dementia are provided inpatient care, short-intermediate period of time (weeks to some months) with the aim of controlling acute BPSD. Staff specialized in dementia management 1      
2      
3      
4      
5 MD-psych     
6      
7      
8 GP     
9      
  1. ISCED International Standard Classification of Education
  2. For abbreviations of professional titles and qualifications, see Table 2