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Providing Integrated Health And Social Care for Older Persons A European Overview Of Issues At Stake (Public Policy and Social Welfare)

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Published by Ashgate Pub Ltd .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Care of the elderly,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Gerontology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Contributionskai Leichsenring (Editor), Andy M. Alaszewski (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages499
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7990785M
ISBN 100754641961
ISBN 109780754641964

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Providing Integrated Health and Social Care for Older Persons in France – An Old Idea with a Great Future 1 With Michel Frossard, Nathalie Genin, Marie-Jo Guisset, Alain Villez The development of domiciliary services is the key point to help older persons to remain in Author: Michel Frossard, Nathalie Genin, Marie-Jo Guisset, Alain Villez. Providing integrated health and social care for older persons: a European overview of issues at stake. Ashgate Publishing. p. ISBN: 0 1. Alison Petch, University of Glasgow;. This book brings together information from the Providing Integrated Health and Social Care for Older Persons - Issues, Problems and Solutions project in the EU Fifth Framework Programme that aims to help in defining the new concept of integrated health and social care for older people in need of care by comparing and evaluating different modes of care by: Published on 16 Aug International Journal of Integrated Care, 16 August - ISSN This volume is an invaluable resource for those seeking comparative information on the policies and practices for the provision of integrated health and social care for older people across nine European : Alison Petch.

The book provides a unique general overview on European approaches towards integrated social and health care services and policies that are to be developed to face the growing need of care in ageing societies; furthermore, it provides indicators for successful approaches and models of good practice to overcome the "social-health-divide" and a better understanding of the meaning of integrated services and coordination of social and health systems .   Around the world, rapidly ageing populations are resulting in increased demand for health and social care services, which presents significant challenges for national health and care systems. Many have adopted an integrated care approach to meet the needs of older people with chronic or multiple conditions. suggests that integrated health and social care for older people contributes to better health outcomes at a cost equivalent to usual care, thereby giving a better return on investment than more familiar ways of working. Moreover, older people can participate in, and contribute to, society for longer. The book provides a unique general overview on European approaches towards integrated social and health care services and policies that are to be developed to face the growing need of care .

tices for the provision of integrated health and social care for older people across nine European countries. It results from the first phase of the PROCARE research project funded under the EU Fifth Framework Programme and prefaces a second phase currently being completed. Nine chapters providing the detail for the specific. 'Providing integrated health and social care for older persons (PROCARE)' was a project within the EU Fifth Framework Programme (Quality of life and management of living resources, area 'The ageing population and disabilities") which aimed to help in defining the new concept of an integrated health and social care for older persons in need of care by comparing and evaluating different modes of care . The PROCARE (Providing Integrated Health and Social Care for Older Persons Issues, Problems and Solutions) programme involves six European . Gabrielle Greveson; Providing Integrated Health and Social Care for Older Persons: A European Overview of Issues at Stake, Age and Ageing, Vol Issue 2, We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.