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Long-term care reforms in OECD countries : successes and failures

Author: Cristiano Gori; José Fernández; Raphael Wittenberg
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Since the early 1990s, long-term care policies have undergone significant transformations across OECD countries. In some countries these changes have responded to the introduction of major policy reforms while in others, significant transformations have come about through the accumulation of incremental policy changes. The book brings together evidence from over 15 years of care reform to examine changes in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cristiano Gori; José Fernández; Raphael Wittenberg
ISBN: 9781447305057 1447305051
OCLC Number: 938791020
Description: xi, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Demand for care and support for older people --
The long-term care financing problem --
How different countries allocate long-term care resources to older users : a comparative snapshot --
How different countries allocate long-term care resources to older users : changes over time --
Commissioning long-term care services --
Cash-for-care benefits --
Policy instruments to promote good quality long-term care services --
Developing a skilled long-term care workforce --
Policies to support informal care --
The relationship between social and health services in care for older people --
Multilevel governance and its effects on long-term care support --
Conclusion : looking ahead in long-term care policies.
Responsibility: edited by Cristiano Gori, José-Luis Fernández, and Raphael Wittenberg.

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With contributions from a range of experts across OECD countries, this book examines changes in long-term care systems throughout those countries, discussing and comparing key changes in national  Read more...

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"I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the problems of financing and providing long-term care in developed countries, as well as ideas for feasible solutions." - Read more...

 
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