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Care for elderly people in the European Community

Social Policy & Administration

Author: Henrard, J. C.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1991


Drawing on secondary data, a comparison of the solutions adopted by several EEC countries to deal with their aging populations in the sectors of housing, home care services, & residential & nursing homes shows that a real medico-social policy has been developed only in Denmark & the Netherlands. In France & the U.K., public authorities have certain defined policies that claim to provide overall coverage but have not provided corresponding resources. In Germany & Italy, there is no clearly defined policy. Various factors that may account for these differences are explored.

Further Details

Pages: 184-192
Volume: 25
Issue: 3
Accession Number: 7.5.03
Keywords: Europe, older, housing improvement, policy compliance
Reads: 248