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Reforming Long-term Care in Europe

Reforming Long-term Care in Europe

Joan Costa-Font (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-444-33873-7

Jul 2011, Wiley-Blackwell

184 pages

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Description

Reforming Long-term Care in Europe offers the most up-to-date analysis of the features and developments of long-term care in Europe. Each chapter focuses on a key question in the policy debate in each country and offers a description and analysis of each system.
  • Offers the very latest analysis of long-term care reform agendas in Europe
  • Compares countries comparatively less studied with the experiences of reform in Germany, the UK, Netherlands and Sweden
  • Each chapter focuses on a key question in the policy debate in each country and portrays a description and analysis of each system
  • Contributions from a wide range of European scholars for an exceptionally broad perspective
Editorial Introduction (Joan Costa-Font).

1. Long-term Care: A Suitable Case for Social Insurance (Nicholas Barr).

2. The Long Road to Universalism? Recent Developments in the Financing of Long-term Care in England (Adelina Comas-Herrera, Raphael Wittenberg and Linda Pickard).

3. Reforming Long-term Care Policy in France: Private–Public Complementarities (Blanche Le Bihan and Claude Martin).

4. Sustainability of Comprehensive Universal Long-term Care Insurance in the Netherlands (Frederik T. Schut and Bernard van den Berg).

5. Social Insurance for Long-Term Care: An Evaluation of the German Model (Heinz Rothgang).

6. Long-term Care in Central and South-Eastern Europe: Challenges and Perspectives in Addressing a ‘New’ Social Risk (August Österle).

7. Devolution, Diversity and Welfare Reform: Long-term Care in the ‘Latin Rim’ (Joan Costa-Font).

8. One Uniform Welfare State or a Multitude of Welfare Municipalities? The Evolution of Local Variation in Swedish Elder Care (Gun-Britt Trydegård and Mats Thorslund).

9. Reforming Long-term Care in Portugal: Dealing with the Multidimensional Character of Quality (Silvina Santana).

Index.