Title: Long-term care and intermediary structures for frail older people : Switzerland and Germany in comparison
Authors : Kehl, Konstantin
Strohmeier Navarro Smith, Rahel
Published in : International journal of care and caring
Volume(Issue) : 2
Issue : 2
Pages : 253
Pages to: 272
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Policy Press
Issue Date: 2018
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 362: Health and social services
Abstract: Long-term care not only includes residential care, home care and familial care, but services ‘in-between’, such as day and night care, temporary (short-term) stays in nursing homes, respite care, and local infrastructure giving informed advice and conveying informal support. In both Switzerland and Germany, the role of such intermediary structures has been debated and affected by social policy reforms. The authors analyse different functions of intermediary structures, discuss their access and use, and show that intermediary structures can have a different impact on care regimes.
Departement: Social Work
Organisational Unit: Institute of Management and Social Policy (ISM)
Institute of Diversity and Social Integration (IVGT)
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.1332/239788218X15265697287824
ISSN: 2397-8821
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/13418
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