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Author: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
ISBN: 9264097589
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Pages 336 pages
Publisher Organization For Economic Co-Operation & Development; 1 edition (June 3, 2011)
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eBook Help Wanted?: Providing And Paying For Long-Term Care (OECD Health Policy Studies) download

by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development


Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). This book examines the challenges countries are facing with regard to providing and paying for long-term care.

Help Wanted? : Providing and Paying for Long-Term Care. by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Paperback: 328 pages.

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Long-term care (LTC): is defined as a range of services required by persons with a reduced degree of functional capacity, physical or cognitive, and who are consequently dependent for an extended period of time on help with basic activities of daily living (ADL). This personal care component is frequently provided in combination with help with basic medical services such as nursing care (help with wound dressing, pain management, medication, health monitoring), as well as prevention, rehabilitation or services of palliative care.

Providing and Paying for Long-Term Care, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris. Sayer, . Gauthier, A. and F. Furstenberg (2004), Educational Differences in Parents’ Time with Children: Cross- National Variations, Journal of Marriage and Family, Vol. 66, p. 152-1169. 52. Interest in time-use studies has grown considerably over the last 20 years and an increasing number of national statistical agencies have been conducting large-scale time-use surveys.

Providing and Paying for Long-Term Care, OECD: Health Policy Studies, OECD Publishing. In House of Commons Health Committee Report on Social Care. Third Report of Session 2009–10, Volume 2 (HC 22-2), London: the Stationery Office. Comas-Herrera, . Wittenberg, . ickard, L. (2010), ‘The long road to universalism? Recent developments in the Financing of long-term care in England’, Social Policy and Administration, 44(4): 375–391.

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This book examines the challenges countries are facing with regard to providing and paying for long-term care. With populations ageing and the need for long-term care growing rapidly, this book looks at such issues as: future demographic trends, policies to support family carers, long-term care workers, financing arrangements, long-term care insurance, and getting better value for money in long-term care.