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Title Integrating health and social care services for older persons : evidence from nine European countries / Jenny Billings, Kai Leichsenring (eds.)
Published Aldershot : Ashgate, [2005]


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Description 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Public policy and social welfare ; v. 31
Public policy and social welfare ; v. 31
Contents Introduction : moments of truth : an overview of pathways to integration and better quality in long-term care / Kai Leichsenring, Gunther Roth, Margit Wolf and Aris Sissouras -- Methodology : towards rigour : a methodological approach to empirical research on model ways of providing integrating care / Jenny Billings -- Ch. 1 Definitions of integrated care from the stakeholder perspective / Jenny Billings and Maili Malin -- Ch. 2 Access to integrated care provision / Klaas Gorter, Francesca Ceruzzi and Laura Maratou-Alipranti -- Ch. 3 Inter-professional working and integrated care organisations / Kirstie Coxon, Thomas Clausen and Dominique Argoud -- Ch. 4 Key innovations in integrated health and social care models - instruments and methods / Giorgia Nesti, Natalia Alba and Steen Bengtsson -- Ch. 5 The role of the family in integrated care / Cecile Chartreau, Marie-Jo Guisset, Andrea Kuhlmann, Monika Reichert, Aphrodite Teperoglou, Eftichia Teperoglou and Alain Villez -- Ch. 6 The outcomes and benefits of integrated care - in search of the service users' and carers' point of view / Riitta Haverinen and Nasrin Tabibian -- Ch. 7 Working towards integrated care - working conditions / Charlotte Strumpel, Sirpa Andersson and Eftichia Teperoglou -- Conclusions : elements for successful integration processes in long-term care services : some concluding remarks / Jenny Billings, Kai Leichsenring and Nasrin Tabibian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Older people -- Medical care -- Europe -- Case studies.
Older people -- Services for -- Europe -- Case studies.
Integrated delivery of health care -- Europe -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Billings, Jenny.
Leichsenring, Kai.
European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research.
ISBN 0754644731 paperback