Long-Term Care in Europe

Improving Policy and Practice

Editors: Leichsenring, K., Billings, J., Nies, H. (Eds.)

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Drawing on research across a wide range of European countries, this book analyzes the key issues at stake in developing long-term care systems for older people in Europe with a focus on progression and improvement for policy and practice.

About the authors

KERRY ALLEN University of Birmingham, UK RASTISLAV BEDNARIK The Institute for Labour and Family Research, Slovakia STEPHANIE CARRETERO University of Valencia, Spain ANJA DIETERICH Diakonisches Werk der EKD e. V, Germany PATRIZIA DI SANTO Studio Come Srl, Italy ELISABETH HIRSCH DURRETT Ecole d'études sociales et pédagogiques, Switzerland THOMAS EMILSSON Forum for Knowledge and Common Development, Stockholm County Council, Sweden JORGE GARCÉS University of Valencia, Spain JON GLASBY University of Birmingham, UK PIERRE GOBET Ecole d'études sociales et pédagogiques, Switzerland TEIJA HAMMAR National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland LAURA HOLDSWORTH University of Kent, UK GEORGIOS KAGIALARIS CMT Prooptiki Ltd., Greece JAN KLAVUS National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland SUSANNE KÜMPERS Social Science Research Centre Berlin, Germany SABINA MAK Vilans the Netherlands TASOS MASTROYIANNAKIS CMT Prooptiki Ltd., Greece MICHEL NAIDITCH Institut de Recherche et Documentation en Economie de la Santé, France KVETOSLAVA REPKOVA The Institute for Labour and Family Research, Slovakia FRANCISCO RÓDENAS University of Valencia, Spain RICARDO RODRIGUES European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Austria GEORG RUPPE European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Austria KARIN STIEHR Institut für Soziale Infrastruktur, Germany JUDY TRIANTAFILLOU CMT Prooptiki Ltd., Greece ROELF VAN DER VEEN Vilans, the Netherlands LIS WAGNER University of Southern Denmark, Denmark BARBARA WEIGL Social Science Research Centre Berlin, Germany

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"Long-Term Care in Europe: Improving Policy and Practice represents a rich and very welcome contribution...It also represents a valuable review of a range of 'emerging practices' that provide evidence for the sector's dynamism cross-nationally." - Czech Sociological Review


Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Addressing Long-Term Care as a System — Objectives and Methods of Study

    Pages 3-18

    Billings, Jenny (et al.)

  • The Emerging Identity of Long-Term Care Systems in Europe

    Pages 19-41

    Nies, Henk (et al.)

  • User Perspectives in Long-Term Care and the Role of Informal Carers

    Pages 45-80

    Naiditch, Michel (et al.)

  • Joint Working between Health and Social Care

    Pages 81-99

    Allen, Kerry (et al.)

  • Converging Methods to Link Social and Health Care Systems and Informal Care — Confronting Nordic and Mediterranean Approaches

    Pages 100-117

    Garcés, Jorge (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Long-Term Care in Europe
Book Subtitle
Improving Policy and Practice
Editors
  • K. Leichsenring
  • J. Billings
  • H. Nies
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-03234-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137032348
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-03233-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44108-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 389
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