Kai Leichsenring

Executive Director

EDUCATION

DPhil (Dr. phil.) in Political Sciences and Communication Research, University of Vienna (Austria)

LANGUAGES

German (mother tongue), English, French, Italian

CONTACT

Phone: +43 1 319 45 05-12
E-mail: leichsenring@euro.centre.org

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Comparative social policy, integrated care, ageing & society, new public management and social services, quality improvement in health and social care, long-term care systems: their identity, policies, structures, pathways, management and resources, people - and their links with the health system

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Leichsenring, K., Schmidt, A.E. & Staflinger, H. (2021) Fractures in the Austrian model of long-term care: What are the lessons from the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic?, Journal of Long-Term Care, 33-42. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31389/jltc.54

  • Leichsenring, K. (2021) Applying Ideal Types in Long-Term Care Analysis, pp. 187-206 in C. Aspalter (ed.) Ideal Types in Comparative Social Policy. London: Routledge.

  • Tello, J.E., Pardo-Hernandez, H., Leichsenring, K., Rodrigues, R., Ilinca, S., Huber, M., Yordi Aguirre, I. & E. Barbazza (2020) A services delivery perspective to the provision of long-term care in Portugal, Public Policy Portuguese Journal, Vol. 5(1), 8-25.

  • Schulmann, K., Reichert, M. & Leichsenring, K. (2019). Social support and long-term care for older people: the potential for social innovation and active ageing, pp. 255-286 in: Walker, A. (ed.), The future of ageing – making an asset of longevity. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Nies, H. & Leichsenring, K. (2018). Concepts and strategies of quality assurance in care for older people, pp. 347-371 in: Boll, T., Ferring, D. & Valsiner, J. (eds.), Cultures of care in aging. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.