Long Term Care in Europe – Improvements in Policy and Practice

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New book co-edited by Jenny Billings of the Centre for Health Services Studies

This book challenges the prevailing discourse centred on the problems of demographic change and long-term care provision for older people by focusing on solutions emerging from progression and improvement in policy and practice. Building on ample research in 13 European countries, evidence is provided for how the construction of long-term care systems can be taken forward by practitioners, policy-makers and stakeholder organizations. By focusing on prevention and rehabilitation, the support of informal care, the enhancement of quality development as well as by decent governance and financing mechanisms for long-term care, stakeholders may learn from European experiences and solutions on the local, regional and national levels.

It also contains articles written, or co-written by Jenny Billings and Laura Holdsworth of the Centre for Health Services Studies.

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