Social services including care for older people

Social services including care for older people is about the support and help provided by society to people who are particularly vulnerable or experiencing difficulties. This area covers individual and family care, support for people with disabilities and care of the elderly.

Responsible for social services including care for older people

Responsible minister

Lena Hallengren, Minister for Health and Social Affairs
Lena Hallengren Minister for Health and Social Affairs

Responsible ministry

News about social services including care for older people

  • Initiatives to improve security in care of the elderly

    The Government has introduced several reforms to improve quality and security in care of the elderly. Read more about some of the ongoing initiatives below.

  • Inquiry on Sweden’s intercountry adoption activities

    On 27 October, the Government appointed an inquiry to survey and analyse how regulatory frameworks, organisational arrangements and processes in Sweden’s intercountry adoption activities have operated in the past and up to the present. Professor of Civil Law Anna Singer, a specialist in family law of the Faculty of Law of Uppsala University, has been appointed Inquiry Chair. The lessons learned should provide guidance in the development of Sweden’s intercountry adoption activities going forward.

Content about social services including care for older people

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