Successful ageing among older people needing care: International comparisons seeking solutions

Chen, Henglien Lisa (2009) Successful ageing among older people needing care: International comparisons seeking solutions. Social & Public Policy Review, 3 (1). pp. 1-16. ISSN 1752-704X

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Abstract

This paper explores the way that long-term care of older people is organised between the East and West, and considers how three countries (England, the Netherlands and Taiwan) may learn from one another in their search for solutions. The research was designed to include the views and experiences of all the actors in the three examples of welfare systems concerning the demand and supply of care resources and the impact of policy upon the provision of social inclusion in long-term care services. Most service users in the research supported the view that improvement in social well-being would increase their quality of life.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: International comparison; Long-Term Care; Older People; Social Inclusion; Social Participation; Needs; Wellbeing; Resources; England; The Netherlands; Taiwan.
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Social Work and Social Care
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The Family. Marriage. Women > HQ0503 The Family. Marriage. Home > HQ1060 Aged. Gerontology (Social aspects). Retirement
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > HV0040 Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice Including social case work, private and public relief, institutional care, rural social work, work relief
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Depositing User: Henglien Chen
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:03
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 08:46
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/23747

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