Billings, Jenny

Long-Term Care in Europe

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Addressing Long-Term Care as a System — Objectives and Methods of Study
Jenny Billings, Kai Leichsenring, Lis Wagner

2. The Emerging Identity of Long-Term Care Systems in Europe
Henk Nies, Kai Leichsenring, Sabina Mak

Part II. Overcoming the Health-Social Care Divide and the Formal-Informal Care Divide

3. User Perspectives in Long-Term Care and the Role of Informal Carers
Michel Naiditch, Judy Triantafillou, Patrizia Santo, Stephanie Carretero, Elisabeth Hirsch Durrett

4. Joint Working between Health and Social Care
Kerry Allen, Jon Glasby, Ricardo Rodrigues

5. Converging Methods to Link Social and Health Care Systems and Informal Care — Confronting Nordic and Mediterranean Approaches
Jorge Garcés, Francisco Ródenas, Teija Hammar

6. Integration as ‘Boundary Redefinition Process’
Pierre Gobet, Thomas Emilsson

Part III. Innovative Cases in the Construction of Long-Term Care in Europe

7. Prevention and Rehabilitation within Long-Term Care: Applying a Comprehensive Perspective
Susanne Kümpers, Georg Ruppe, Lis Wagner, Anja Dieterich

8. The Quest for Quality in Long-Term Care
Kai Leichsenring, Henk Nies, Roelf Veen

9. Making Sense of Differences — the Mixed Economy of Funding and Delivering Long-Term Care
Ricardo Rodrigues, Henk Nies

10. The ‘Care Gap’ and Migrant Carers
Rastislav Bednárik, Patrizia Santo, Kai Leichsenring

11. Volunteering in Long-Term Care for Older People: The Potential for Social Innovation
Kvetoslava Repková, Karin Stiehr, Barbara Weigl

12. The Role of Information Technology in Long-Term Care for Older People
Jenny Billings, Stephanie Carretero, Georgios Kagialaris, Tasos Mastroyiannakis, Satu Meriläinen-Porras

13. Palliative Care within Long-Term Care Systems: Beyond End of Life?
Laura Holdsworth, Georg Ruppe

Part IV. Conclusions

14. Improving the Evidence Base
Jenny Billings

15. Improving Policy and Practice in Long-Term Care
Kai Leichsenring, Jenny Billings, Henk Nies

Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Policy, Aging, Politics of the Welfare State, Sociology, general, Social Work, Social Care

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