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


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.


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