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Eldercare Policies in Japan and Scandinavia

Aging Societies East and West

  • Editors
  • John Creighton Campbell
  • Unni Edvardsen
  • Paul Midford
  • Yayoi Saito

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. John Creighton Campbell, Unni Edvardsen
      Pages 1-5
  3. Long-Term Care for the Elderly in Japan and Norway

  4. Provision of Formal Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Steinar Barstad
      Pages 71-89
  5. Provision of Informal Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Marit Solheim
      Pages 119-156
  6. Procedures of Assessment and Allocation of Eldercare

  7. Mechanisms for Ensuring Quality of Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Unni Edvardsen
      Pages 225-249
    3. Paul Midford
      Pages 251-261
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 263-273

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

aging assessment care family organization organizations quality research service

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