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Heidi Gautun

Heidi Gautun


Heidi Gautun is a senior researcher at the department of Ageing Research and Housing Studies, Norwegian Social Research (NOVA). Her research interests include family care to older people, the intersection between (informal and formal) care services to the elderly and labor market inclusion, as well as integrated care, with a special focus on community care services.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines


Subject areas

Informal care   Elderly care services   Coordination hospitals and community care services   Combining work and care for older parents

Research projects

Scientific publications

Gautun, Heidi; Hartford Kvæl, Linda Aimee; Bratt, Christopher (2022). After Hospital: Should Older Care-Needing Patients Be Transferred to Their Homes or to an intermediate Care Institution?. Healthcare . Vol. 10.

Gautun, Heidi (2021). For få på jobb? Sykepleierbemanning i sykehjem og hjemmesykepleien. Søkelys på arbeidslivet .

Gautun, Heidi; Hellesø, Ragnhild; Veenstra, Marijke (2021). The association between hospital nurses’ perspectives on their information practices and quality of care transitions in older patients: A nation-wide cross-sectional study. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning . Vol. 7.

Gautun, Heidi; Sørvoll, Jardar (2021). Hjemmetjenester eller institusjonsomsorg? Et forvaltningskommunalt dilemma i norsk eldreomsorg. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning . Vol. 24.

Veenstra, Marijke; Gautun, Heidi (2020). Nurses' assessments of staffing adequacy in care services for older patients following hospital discharge. Journal of Advanced Nursing .

Gautun, Heidi; Bratt, Christopher; Billings, Jenny (2020). Nurses' experiences of transitions of older patients from hospitals to community care. A nation-wide survey in Norway. 9 p. Health Science Reports . Vol. 3.

Sørvoll, Jardar; Gautun, Heidi (2020). Brukermedvirkning i norsk eldreomsorg – følger kommunene opp statens styringssignaler?. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning . Vol. 6.

Bratt, Christopher; Gautun, Heidi (2018). Should I stay or should I go? Nurses’ wishes to leave nursing homes and home nursing. Nursing Management .

Gautun, Heidi (2018). Prioriteringer i pleie- og omsorgssektoren Diskrimineres eldre?. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning . Vol. 4.

Hellesø, Ragnhild; Gautun, Heidi (2018). Digitalized Discharge Planning between Hospitals and Municipal Health Care. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics . Vol. 250.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete