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The issue of professional competences of activation workers in homes for the elderly
Vronský, Jiří ; Veteška, Jaroslav (advisor) ; Hubálovská, Marie (referee) ; Pavlov, Ivan (referee)
The submitted dissertation deals with the issue of activation of seniors, or by analyzing and identifying the competences of activation workers of homes for the elderly. The goal of the work is to define the framework of educational and qualification requirements for an activation worker in homes for the elderly, when this worker is a fundamental employee influencing the sense of security, social involvement and quality of life of the elderly. The research was carried out in the form of qualitative research, based on grounded theory, using structured interviews with activation workers and senior staff of homes for the elderly in the Ústí Region. The topic of activation of seniors is current and socially significant, therefore it is necessary to pay professional attention to workers implementing activation programs and activities. Educational sciences, especially andragogy and gerontagogy, can be included among the key theoretical starting points. Furthermore, the demographic and socio-economic connections of old age and stiffness, the issue of modeling competence profiles and the identification of educational needs of activation workers of homes for the elderly. The setting of qualification requirements and the system of further professional education of this professional group are based on the...

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