Eldercare Policies in Japan and Scandinavia: Aging Societies East and West

Eldercare Policies in Japan and Scandinavia: Aging Societies East and West

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Overview

These essays by no means cover all areas of interest in long-term care programs, but they offer new insights (and intriguing questions for future research) about how differently policies in this important area can be carried out in different countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137402622
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/27/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 273
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Paul Midford is Professor and Director of the Japan Program at the Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Japan's Long-Term-Care Insurance System 2. Eldercare in Norway Content, Organization and Financing the Care System - a Brief History, Current Status and Future Prospects 3. Care Providers in Japan Before and After the Long-Term Care Insurance 4. Formal Providers of Eldercare in Norway 5. Changes in Family and Informal Care in Japan 6. Changes in Family and Informal Care in Norway 7. Assessment Instrument and Allocation of Services in Japan 8. Assessment Instrument and the Allocation of Care Services in Norway 9. Quality of Care Services in the Japanese System of Long-Term Care 10. Quality of Care Services in Norway

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