Elzana Odzakovic

Assistant Professor
Programme manager advanced level
Department of Nursing , School of Health and Welfare


Bouwmeester Stjernetun, B., Gillsjö, C., Odzakovic, E., Hallgren, J. (2024). ”It´s like walking in a bubble”, nursing students´ perspectives on age suit simulation in a home environment – group interviews from reflection seminars BMC Nursing, 23. More information
Odzakovic, E., Huus, K., Ahlberg, B., Bradby, H., Hamed, S., Thaper-Björkert, S., Björk, M. (2023). Discussing racism in healthcare: A qualitative study of reflections by graduate nursing students Nursing Open, 10(6), 3677-3686. More information
Campbell, S., Clark, A., Keady, J., Manji, K., Odzakovic, E., Rummery, K., Ward, R. (2023). 'I can see what's going on without being nosey…': What matters to people living with dementia about home as revealed through visual home tours. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 38(9). More information
Björk, M. Knutsson, S. Odzakovic, E. Hellström, A. Sandlund, C. Ulander, M. , ... Broström A. (2023). Validation of two brief instruments (the SURE and CollaboRATE) to measure shared decision-making in patients with restless legs syndrome Journal of Sleep Research. More information
Malm, J., Bielsten, T., Odzakovic, E., Finkel, D., Nilsen, C., Kåreholt, I. (2023). Co-production to tailor a digital tool for monitoring symptoms of dementia in nursing home care in Sweden Innovation in Aging, 7(Supplement 1), 743. More information
Ward, R., Rummery, K., Odzakovic, E., Manji, K., Kullberg, A., Clark, A., Campbell, S. (2022). Getting lost with dementia: Encounters with the time-space of not knowing Health and Place, 78. More information
Bielsten, T., Odzakovic, E., Kullberg, A., Marcusson, J., Hellström, I. (2022). Controlling the Uncontrollable: Patient Safety and Medication Management From the Perspective of Registered Nurses in Municipal Home Health Care Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 9. More information
Ward, R. Rummery, K. Odzakovic, E. Manji, K. Kullberg, A. Keady, J. , ... Campbell S. (2022). Beyond the shrinking world: dementia, localisation and neighbourhood Ageing & Society, 42(12), 2892-2913. More information
Ward, R. Rummery, K. Odzakovic, E. Manji, K. Kullberg, A. Keady, J. , ... Campbell S. (2022). Taking time: The temporal politics of dementia, care and support in the neighbourhood Sociology of Health and Illness, 44(9), 1427-1444. More information
Kullberg, A., Hellström, I., Nedlund, A., Odzakovic, E. (2021). Praktisk brukarmedverkan – exemplet demensvänligt Norrköping Äldre i centrum, 64-67. More information
Odzakovic, E., Hellström, I., Nedlund, A., Kullberg, A. (2021). Health promotion initiative: A dementia-friendly local community in Sweden Dementia, 20(6), 1971-1987. More information
Odzakovic, E. Kullberg, A. Hellström, I. Andrew, C. Sarah, C. Kainde, M. , ... Richard W. (2021). ‘It's our pleasure, we count cars here’: an exploration of the ‘neighbourhood-based connections’ for people living alone with dementia Ageing & Society, 41(3), 645-670. More information
Odzakovic, E., Hellström, I., Ward, R., Kullberg, A. (2020). 'Overjoyed that I can go outside': Using walking interviews to learn about the lived experience and meaning of neighbourhood for people living with dementia Dementia, 19(7), 2199-2219. More information
Odzakovic, E., Hyden, L., Festin, K., Kullberg, A. (2019). People diagnosed with dementia in Sweden: What type of home care services and housing are they granted? A cross-sectional study Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 47(2), 229-239. More information
Ekdahl, A., Odzakovic, E., Hellström, I. (2016). Living Unnoticed: Cognitive Impairment In Older People With Multimorbidity The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 20(3), 275-279. More information

Doctoral thesis

Odzakovic, E. (2019). Neighbourhood nursing: connection, place and meaning in the everyday experience of dementia (Doctoral thesis, Linköping: Linköping University Electronic Press). More information

Book chapter

Odzakovic, E. Kullberg, A. Hellström, I. Clark, A. Campbell, S. Manji, K. , ... Ward R. (2021). Making and maintaining neighbourhood connections when living alone with dementia. In: R. Ward, A. Clark & L. Phillipson (Ed.), Dementia and Place: Practices, Experiences and Connections (pp. 67 -89). Bristol: Policy Press More information
Clark, A. Campbell, S. Keady, J. Kullberg, A. Manji, K. Odzakovic, E. , ... Ward R. (2021). Understanding the meaning of neighbourhoods for people living with dementia: the value of a relational lens. In: R. Ward, A. Clark & L. Phillipson (Ed.), Dementia and Place: Practices, Experiences and Connections (pp. 23 -43). Bristol: Policy Press More information
Ward, R. Rummery, K. Odzakovic, E. Manji, K. Kullberg, A. Keady, J. , ... Campbell S. (2021). Enabling the neighbourhood: the case for rethinking dementia-friendly communities. In: R. Ward, A. Clark & L. Phillipson (Ed.), Dementia and Place: Practices, Experiences and Connections (pp. 94 -112). Bristol: Policy Press More information
Nedlund, A., Odzakovic, E., Hellström, I., Kullberg, A. (2019). Sharing and acknowledging snapshots of everyday citizenship: Experiences from a Swedish dementia-friendly initiative in Norrköping municipality. In: A.-C. Nedlund, R. Bartlett & C. L. Clarke (Ed.), Everyday citizenship and people with dementia (pp. 31 -43). Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press More information
Kullberg, A., Odzakovic, E. (2018). Walking interviews as a research method with people living with dementia in their local community. In: John Keady, Lars-Christer Hydén, Ann Johnson, Caroline Swarbrick (Ed.), Social research methods in dementia studies: inclusion and innovation (pp. 23 -37). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge More information
Odzakovic, E., Kullberg, A. (2016). Boendemiljö och grannskap. In: Ingrid Hellström, Lars-Christer Hydén (Ed.), Att leva med demens (pp. 87 -95). Malmö: Gleerups Utbildning AB More information

Conference paper

Odzakovic, E., Nedlund, A., Taghizadeh Larsson, A. (2015). Citizenship and Social Inclusion for People with Dementia: A Register Study in a Swedish Context on the Distribution of Social - Care Services. Claiming Full Citizenship: Self Determination Personalization Individualized Funding 2015 International Conference, October 15 - October 17, 2015 The Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, BC. More information