Provision of Long Term Care for the Elderly in Poland in Comparison to Other European Countries
AbstractIn recent years, population ageing has attracted the attention of research and policy advisors in all European countries. Several policy actions have been directed toward ensuring optimal long-term care (LTC) for elderly people while maintaining fiscal rationality. LTC systems are very different across all European countries. Their design is characterized by diverse arrangements for the provision of care/organization and financing. Despite general concerns, the Polish LTC system is still at the bottom of the pile in terms of the organization and provision of care.
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Date of creation: Feb 2012
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LTC system; Labor market; social policy and social services; Europe; long-term care;
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- NEP-ALL-2012-02-27 (All new papers)
- NEP-EUR-2012-02-27 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-HEA-2012-02-27 (Health Economics)
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