Flytta till ett eget hem : lindrigt intellektuellt funktionshindrades syn på sitt boende

Detta är en Uppsats för yrkesexamina på avancerad nivå från Högskolan Väst/Institutionen för individ och samhälle; Högskolan Väst/Institutionen för individ och samhälle


Young adults with mild intellectual disability and their thoughts about the own home was investigated and is described in this thesis. A qualitative research method was used, and the respondents thoughts about where and how to live were gathered through interviews. The investigation is based on the theoretical concept of normality, identity and quality of life since these aspects are important components of the individual's positive experiences of their homelife. People with disabilities has rights goverened by law, but in this thesis the individuals subjective experiences, feelings and wishes are described. The importance of the individual\2019s rights to make their own decisions, feeling of pericipation and personal security was found to be important factors for a satisfying living environment. The right balance between getting the help you need and want, and still experience the power too make your own decisions determines the level of satisfaction. The values and norms from childhood can influence what is seen as an optimal living-environment and what makes a home.

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