My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

For faster,
simpler
access.
Use Lean
Library.
Get it now
Don't show me again
     
Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
 
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Cover Art
PRINTED BOOKS

Title Long-term care for older people.

Published Paris : OECD, 2005.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.16 LONG    AVAILABLE
Physical description 137 pages ; 30 cm.
Series OECD Health Project series.
OECD Health Project series.
Notes At head of title: The OECD Health Project.
Contents Chapter 1 An Overview of Long-term Care Programmes and Expenditures 19 -- Nature of long-term care services 20 -- A wide range of long-term care coverage by public programmes 21 -- Differences in spending levels for long-term care services 25 -- Chapter 2 Towards a Continuum of Care: Bringing Services Together 33 -- Continuum of care 34 -- National measures to improve the continuum of care 35 -- Shifting the balance towards home-based care 40 -- Services to support carers 44 -- Chapter 3 Consumer Direction and Choice in Long-term Care 49 -- Arrangements to increase consumer-direction and choice when receiving long-term care at home 51 -- Aspects of programme design 57 -- Outcomes: what is the experience with choice of carer and payments for care? 59 -- Chapter 4 Monitoring and Improving the Quality of Long-term Care 65 -- What do we know about quality deficits in long-term care? 66 -- Efforts to monitor and improve quality in long-term care 71 -- Cost of improving housing standards and quality of accommodation 76 -- Chapter 5 Paying for Long-term Care: Current Reforms and Issues for the Future 79 -- New forms of public programmes for long-term care: Austria, Germany, Japan and Luxembourg 81 -- Reforms to long-term care within the tax envelope: Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom 85 -- Annex A Demographic Trends and Changes in Living Arrangements of Older Persons 99 -- Demographic trends 99 -- Disability in older age 102 -- Role of informal care giving and trends in labour market participation 108 -- Living arrangements of older persons 108 -- Annex B Profiles of Long-term Care Systems in 19 Countries 113 -- Australia 113 -- Austria 115 -- Canada 116 -- Germany 117 -- Hungary 119 -- Ireland 120 -- Japan 122 -- Korea 123 -- Luxembourg 124 -- Mexico 125 -- Netherlands 126 -- New Zealand 127 -- Norway 128 -- Poland 129 -- Spain 130 -- Sweden 132 -- Switzerland 133 -- United Kingdom 134 -- United States 136 -- 0.1 Definitions and glossary of terms 17 -- 1.1 Long-term care systems serve all age groups 25 -- 1.2 What can we learn from future projections of spending on long-term care? 31 -- 3.1 Consumer-directed care programmes in the United States 51 -- 4.1 Role of the Internet in strengthening the role of the public and of consumers of services 75 -- 1.1 Major public programmes covering long-term care in selected OECD countries, 2003 22 -- 1.2 Public and private expenditure on long-term care as a percentage of GDP, 2000 26 -- 2.1 Interventions on a continuum-of-care for stroke and dementia patients 35 -- 2.2 Measures introduced in OECD countries to improve the continuum of care 37 -- 2.3 Recipients of institutional and home-care services aged 65 and over 41 -- 2.4 Decreasing rates of nursing home use in the United States, 1985 to 1999 42 -- 2.5 Recent initiatives to support more disabled older people at home 44 -- 3.1 Personal budgets, consumer-directed care and payments for informal care 52 -- 4.1 Dimensions and aspects of quality in long-term care 67 -- 4.2 Evidence on quality deficits in nursing home care 68 -- 4.3 Policy concerns about the quality of nursing home care 69 -- 4.4 Policy concerns about the quality of home-care services 70 -- 4.5 Privacy in nursing homes 77 -- 5.1 Public long-term care benefits in five countries 82 -- A.1 Share of older persons in the population, 1960 to 2040 101 -- A.2 Share of very old persons (80+) among the elderly, 1960 to 2040 102 -- A.3 Life expectancy at age 65 and 80, 1960 to 2000 103 -- A.4 Old age-dependency ratio, 1960 to 2040 104 -- A.5 Disability-free life expectancy at age 65, selected countries 107 -- A.6 Relationship between care recipient and informal care giver 109 -- A.7 Age distribution of care givers 110 -- 1.1 Public and private expenditure on long-term care as a percentage of GDP, 2000 26 -- 1.2 Correlation between total long-term care spending and the population share of the very elderly, 2000 27 -- 1.3 Public expenditure on long-term care as a percentage of GDP, 2000 28 -- 1.4 Share of spending on institutional care in total public long-term care expenditure, 2000 29 -- 1.5 Role of private spending on care in institutions 30 -- 1.6 Trends in public spending on long-term care, 1990-2002 32 -- A.1 Prevalence of disability by age and gender 105 -- A.2 Female labour force participation by age groups, 1980 and 2002 111 -- A.3 Trends of older persons living alone, 1990 to 2000 112.
Summary This study reports on the latest trends in long-term care in nineteen OECD countries. It studies lessons learnt from countries that undertook major reforms over the past decade. Trends in expenditure, financing and the number of care recipients are analysed based on new data on cross-country differences.
Other author Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Subject Older people -- Long-term care -- OECD countriies.
Older people -- Long-term care -- Government policy.
ISBN 9264008489