The connection between government presence and local social quality. An investigation in the neigbourhouds of four Flemish cities Ghent University
The central question this research this research project wants to answer concerns the relationship between the fysical presence of goverment in people's living invironement and the quality of social life. During the project a measuring instrument for goverment presence will be developed. The quality of social life will be measured using objective and subjective data.
U+2018There is no inclusion without exclusionU+2019. Examining high quality and inclusion in early childhood education and care from the perspectives of policy makers, social work professionals and parents of young children. Ghent University
This research project examines the ways in which high quality can be realized in social work practices in early childhood education and care for (poor) families with children. A specific interest goes to the principle of progressive universalism. A multilevel analysis on macro-, meso- and microlevels, including the meaning-making of policy makers, social work professionals and parents, is used.
Quality indicators of quality of life and care for people with cognitive problems, including dementia mainly and staying in a nursing home. KU Leuven
The Flemish government supports and facilitates the quality policy of Flemish residential care centers. The Flemish residential care centers provide the instruments that support their internal quality policy with the Flemish housing care centers. The residential care centers have since 2013 registered a number of themes that are being processed into quality indicators about "quality of care and safety" (eg decubitus, fall incidents) and about ...
The role of managers in social work: uncovering their ideology and its meaning for social work. Ghent University
For the last few decades, the role of managers in social work has increased in unprecedented ways. It has been argued that they are now at the helm of social work and influence the quality of social work delivery. In doing so, their leadership styles as well as their ideology (i.e. perception on the use of discretion) seems to play a pivotal role. To date, we can gain insight into their
leaderships styles by building on research from ...
“Caring is sharing”: Creating a holding environment of quality relationships between the home and the facilitated group-home for children with extensive support needs. KU Leuven
The development of alternative design blueprints for social economy sites aiming for a (more) inclusive economic participation within an urban(ized) environment (the so-called IEP-sites) University of Antwerp
Return migration: longitudinal research on factors influencing the migration processes, experiences and quality of life of returning migrants to South Caucasian republics Georgia and Armenia Ghent University
This study's aim is determining the factors influencing the objective and subjective "quality of life" of migrants returning to their country of origin. For this purpose two groups of returnees will be followed during a longer period, questioning them before their return to the country of origin, some months after return and one year after the return.
Caught in the Crossfire. A Study of the Quality of Political Debate on Democratic Legitimacy KU Leuven
Need Satisfaction, sleep quality and eating patterns: A diary study Ghent University
Grounded in Self-Determination Theory (Deci & Ryan, 200), three diary studes were set up to examine whether the daily satisfaction and frustration of the basic psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness covaried with daily fluctuations in sleep quality and healthy versus unhealthy eating patterns.