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

  • Enhancing welfare requires a strong society

    Minister for Health and Social Affairs Lena Hallengren talks about her areas of responsibility, her priorities and the challenges that await during this electoral period.

  • Dementia strategy focusing on care

    Photo of Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Lena Hallengren visiting a home for older people.
    Minister for the Elderly Lena Hallengren visits a home for older people. Photo: Jeppe Gustafsson, TT

    On 24 May, 2018, the Government adopted a national strategy for dementia care. The Government wants to secure improved quality of care and increased safety and security for people with dementia and their families.

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