Facts & Figures on long-term care

An update

Facts & Figures

PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR

Kai Leichsenring

PROJECT TEAM AT THE EUROPEAN CENTRE

Cassandra Simmons, Mirjam Pot, Selma Kadi, Eszter Z├│lyomi

BACKGROUND

15 years ago, the European Centre pioneered  by publishing the first report with facts and figures on long-term care that was followed by a second edition in 2012, in collaboration with the WHO Europe and INRCA (Italy). These reports provided a broad picture of the state of play of care needs of the population and of care systems. They served as a basis for informing the development of ageing and care policies in an international comparative perspective at the time, and they were used intensively by scholars and policymakers.

AIMS

  • To update the findings of earlier versions of ‘Facts & Figures on long-term care’ in the context of new developments in the EU (and beyond, where possible)
  • To show trends in supply and demand of LTC over time
  • To identify (new) data as well as research and policy priorities

METHODS

Desk research, exploration of data, literature review, policy analysis

ACTIVITIES/MILESTONES

  • Outline and division of tasks (Jan-Feb)
  • Data and literature search (Feb-May)
  • First draft, including short text per issue, data sources and research/policy gaps/priorities  (June)
  • Graphics (May – September)
  • Revision and final version (Oct-Dec)

FUNDED BY

Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

PROJECT DURATION

01/2024 – 12/2024