Pär Schön

Title: Assistant Professor

Sector: Social Gerontology

Contact

KI Profile page: http://ki.se/en/people/parsch

Phone: +46 8 524 858 17

Email: par.schon@ki.se

Pär Schön works an assistant professor at the Aging Research Center. He was appointed Associate Professor of Social Work at Stockholm University in 2019. Pär’s research interests cover the health and social care system for older people, social policy implications of the ageing population, and how this will affect future needs and demands for health and social care services.

Pär is involved in several international networks and international comparative studies on the care for older people. He is also the Swedish non-governmental expert on long-term care in the European Social Policy Network for the European Commission.

Selected publications

Naseer, M., Agerholm, J., Fastbom, J., Schön, P., Ehrenberg, A., & Dahlberg, L. (2019). Factors associated with emergency department revisits among older adults in two Swedish regions: A prospective cohort study. Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2019.103960

Schön, P. (2019). European Social Policy Network. Flash Report 2019/32. No profit cap in the Swedish welfare sector. Report. EU network of independent experts on social inclusion. Brussels: European Commission: European Union.

Liljas, A., Brattström, F., Burström, B., Schön, P. & Agerholm, J. (2019). Impact of Integrated Care on Patient-Related Outcomes among Older People – A Systematic Review. International Journal of Integrated Care. 2019;19(3):6. http://doi.org/10.5334/ijic.4632.

Doheny, M., Agerholm, J., Orsini, N., Schön, P. & Burström, B. (2019). Socio-demographic differences in the frequent use of emergency department care by older persons: a population-based study in Stockholm County. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019(1):202.

Dahlberg, L., Berndt, H., Lennartsson, C., & Schön, P. (2018). Receipt of formal and informal help with specific care tasks among older people living in their own home. National trends over two decades. Social Policy & Administration, 52(1), 91-110.

Schön, P. & Heap, J. (2018). ESPN Thematic Report on challenges in long-term care. Sweden 2018. Report. EU network of independent experts on social inclusion. Brussels: European Commission: European Union.

Dahlberg, L., Agahi, N., Schön, P. & Lennartsson, C. (2018). Planned and unplanned hospital admissions and their relationship with social factors: Findings from a national, prospective study of people aged 76 years or older. Health Services Research DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.13001.

Johansson, L. & Schön, P. (2017). Country Report Sweden. Report. CEQUA Long Term Care network, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Zhong, Y., Burström, B., Schön, P. & Burström, K. (2017). Association between social capital and health-related quality of life among left behind and not left behind older people in rural China. BMC Geriatrics, 17:287.

Lagergren, M., Johnell, K., Schön, P., & Danielsson, M. (2017). Towards a postponement of ADL dependency and mobility limitation – trends in healthy life years in old age in Sweden 1980 to 2011. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 45(5), 520-527.

Schön, P. (2016). European Social Policy Network. Flash Report 2016/69. The welfare inquiry – limiting profits in the Swedish welfare sector. Report. EU network of independent experts on social inclusion. Brussels: European Commission: European Union.

Schön, P. & Johansson, L. (2016). European Social Policy Network. Thematic report on work-life balance measures for persons of working age with dependent relatives. Sweden 2016. Report. EU network of independent experts on social inclusion. Brussels: European Commission: European Union.

Schön, P., Lagergren, M., & Kåreholt, I. (2016). Rapid decrease in length of stay in institutional care for older people in Sweden between 2006 and 2012: results from a population-based study. Health & Social Care in the Community, 24(5), 631-638.