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Long-Term Care Quality Assurance Policies in the European Union. ENEPRI Research Report No. 111, March 2012

Dandi, Roberto and Casanova, Georgia and Volpe, Massimo and De Belvis, Antonio Giulio and Avolio, Maria and Pelone, Ferruccio (2012) Long-Term Care Quality Assurance Policies in the European Union. ENEPRI Research Report No. 111, March 2012. UNSPECIFIED.

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    Abstract

    This report analyses the quality assurance policies for long-term care (LTC) in the following countries: Austria, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The authors first discuss quality assurance in LTC by analysing: the dimensions of quality, the policy frameworks for quality in LTC, the different levels of development of LTC quality policies at the international, national, organisational, and individual levels. Second, they describe the methodology for collecting and analysing data on quality policies in the selected countries, and report and discuss the results. Policy recommendations are proposed at the end.

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    Subjects for non-EU documents: Countries > Austria
    Countries > Estonia
    Countries > Finland
    Countries > France
    Countries > Germany
    Countries > Hungary
    Countries > Italy
    Countries > Latvia
    Countries > Netherlands
    Countries > Poland
    Countries > Slovakia
    Countries > Slovenia
    Countries > Spain
    Countries > Sweden
    Countries > U.K.
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > social policy > welfare state
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series: UNSPECIFIED
    ["eprint_fieldname_eusries" not defined]: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Centre for European Policy Studies (Brussels) > ENEPRI Research Reports
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2012 15:33
    Number of Pages: 89
    Last Modified: 22 Mar 2012 10:31
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/34070

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