Award to Jenny Hallgren

Jenny Hallgren, a doctoral student at the School of Health Sciences, has won the Student Award for Outstanding Methodological Innovation in Gerontological Nursing Research from the International Journal of Older People Nursing.

In her article Factors Associated with Increased risk of hospitalization Among nursing home residents in Sweden: a prospective study with a three-year follow-up Jenny Hallgren has studied the risk of older people living in nursing homes being hospitalized. Jenny has completed her study in eleven nursery homes in three cities.

“I am very glad that this topic gets some attention, because there is very little research on elderly Swedish people's risk of being hospitalized”, says Jenny Hallgren.

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