Brotherhood of St Laurence

Help wanted? : providing and paying for long-term care / OECD

By: Colombo, Francesca | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Contributor(s): Llena-Nozal, Ana | Mercier, J r me | Tjadens, Frits
Series: OECD health policy studiesPublisher: Paris, France OECD Publishing 2011Description: 328 p. : ill. (Online Resource)ISBN: 9789264097582(print); 9789264097759(PDF)ISSN: 2074-3181(print); 2074-319X(online)Subject(s): Older People Long-term Care | Older People Long-term Care - Costs | Older People Health Aspects | Residential Care | Medical Care, Cost Of Evaluation | Geriatric Nursing | Caregivers Employment | Ageing | Carers | Service ProvisionDDC classification: 362.61 HEL Online Resources: Website
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Includes bibliographical references. Contents: Chapter 1. Long-term Care: Growing Sector, Multifaceted Systems -- Ch. 2. Sizing Up the Challenge Ahead: Future Demographic Trends and Long-term Care Costs -- Ch. 3. The Impact of Caring on Family Carers -- Ch. 4. Policies to Support Family Carers ?- Ch. 5. Long-Term Care Workers: Needed but Often Undervalued ?- Ch. 6. How to Prepare for the Future Long-term Care Workforce? ?- Ch. 7. Public Long-term Care Financing Arrangements in OECD Countries ?- Ch. 8. Private Long-term Care Insurance: A Niche or a 'Big Tent' ?- Ch. 9. Where To? Providing Fair Protection Against Long-term Care Costs and Financial Sustainability -- Ch. 10. Can We Get Better Value for Money in Long-term Care

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. Publication available on website.

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Electronic Brotherhood of St Laurence
362.61 HEL (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 229553

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