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The future of long-term care in ten European countries: Review of policy reports and qualitative study among country experts

Data publikacji: 19.09.2023

Tom 17, Numer 3

Zdrowie Publiczne i Zarządzanie, 2019, s. 146 - 158

https://doi.org/10.4467/20842627OZ.19.016.11973

Autorzy

Lena Praznovszky Orcid , Milena Pavlova Orcid , Marzena Tambor Orcid , Wim Groot Orcid

Abstrakt

The provision of good quality long-term care to citizens represents a challenge for many European countries due to tight public budgets and ongoing societal transitions. To gain insights on the future of long-term care in Europe, an explorative study was conducted consisting of a review of policy reports and qualitative study among country experts from Albania, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. For the purpose of the analysis, a conceptual framework was developed. Based on this framework, the method of qualitative directed content analysis was applied to extract and analyze information from the reports and study transcripts. The results suggest four key directions for long-term care development: a) integration, coordination and cooperation across structures and actors for better service quality; b) increased scope and scale of formal service provision; c) improved workforce planning and capacity building; d) use of e-health and information technologies. The exact direction is however dependent on the country-specific guiding principles, governance capacity and funding constraints. To adequately respond to current challenges, policy-makers need to acknowledge the interconnectedness of long-term care issues and approach them from a more holistic perspective.

* Przygotowanie do wydania elektronicznego finansowane w ramach umowy 637/P-DUN/2019 ze środków Ministra Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego przeznaczonych na działalność upowszechniającą naukę.

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Informacje

Informacje: Zdrowie Publiczne i Zarządzanie, 2019, s. 146 - 158

Typ artykułu: Oryginalny artykuł naukowy

Tytuły:

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The future of long-term care in ten European countries:  Review of policy reports and qualitative study among country experts

Autorzy

Orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8612-2652

Department of Health Services Research; CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Center; Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6082-8446

Department of Health Services Research; CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Center; Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands / Top Institute Evidence-Based Education Research (TIER), Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7970-6919

Institute of Public Health Faculty of Health Sciences Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków

Orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1035-5916

Department of Health Services Research; CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Center; Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands / Top Institute Evidence-Based Education Research (TIER), Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Publikacja: 19.09.2023

Status artykułu: Otwarte __T_UNLOCK

Licencja: CC BY-NC-ND  ikona licencji

Udział procentowy autorów:

Lena Praznovszky ( Autor) - 25%
Milena Pavlova ( Autor) - 25%
Marzena Tambor ( Autor) - 25%
Wim Groot ( Autor) - 25%

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