Technological Solutions Potentially Influencing the Future of Long-Term Care

by Angelo Rossi Mori, Roberto Dandi, Marta Mazzeo, Rita Verbicaro, Gregorio Mercurio , Esther Mot
July, 2012

This report provides a forecast of the potential direct and indirect influences of various kinds of technologies on the LTC milieu, answering the following question: from a technology-driven perspective: “Consider each technological solution. What could be its future usage in the LTC sector?” Future technological deployments will induce changes in the respective roles of the … Continued

Role and Potential Influence of Technologies on the Most Relevant Challenges for Long-Term Care

by Marta Mazzeo, Patrizia Agnello , Angelo Rossi Mori
April, 2012

This report considers three case studies (namely diabetes, dementia and obesity) for setting up a framework to assess the systemic influences of technologies in the long-term care milieu, using a problem-driven approach in relation to health care. Such technologies could be an enabling factor or a catalyser of advances taking place in the health and … Continued

Long-Term Care Use and Supply in Europe: Projection Models and Results for Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Poland

by Joanna Geerts, Peter Willemé, Esther Mot
April, 2012

EDITORS: Joanna Geerts is researcher and Peter Willemé is health economist in the Social Security Research Group at the Federal Planning Bureau (FPB), Esther Mot is senior researcher in the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB). Chapters are written by Joanna Geerts, Peter Willemé, Linda Pickard, Derek King, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Jérôme Wittwer, Andreas Golz, Ester … Continued

Determinants of Institutional Long-Term Care in Germany

by Erika Schultz
April, 2012

In Germany the majority of people in need of care are living at home with the help of their family and/or professional carers. Admission into a nursing is seen as the last step. Caregiving in nursing homes is required if caregiving at home is not possible due to the absence of an informal carer or … Continued

Quality Assurance Policies and Indicators for Long-Term Care in the European Union, Country Report: Poland

by Stanisława Golinowska, Izabela Styczyńska
April, 2012

The aim of this report is to bring together all the information concerning quality assurance in long-term care (LTC) in Poland. In doing so, we analyse a number of legal regulations and administrative actions in the health care and social sectors, review reports on quality control by the supervising institutions and look at the available … Continued

Quality Assurance Indicators of Long-Term Care in European Countries

by Roberto Dandi, Georgia Casanova
April, 2012

This study reports on the quality indicators that were collected by the ANCIEN project partners in each country considered in Work Package 5 (Quality in Long-Term Care). The main contribution of this report is a classification of the quality assurance indicators in different European countries according to three dimensions: organisation type (indicators applied to formal … Continued