This Policy Brief is an output of the European project ‘Quality Management by Result-oriented Indicators – Towards Benchmarking in Residential Care for Older People’. It informs about approaches and project results.
Preventive activities to reduce alcohol-related problems and/or alcohol consumption are mostly taken by the state and occasionally also by other stakeholders. They largely explain changes in alcohol consumption in European countries.
Relating prevention with long-term care is often thought of as something contradictory. It generally provokes the question whether preventive or activating measures are still feasible or even existent for a person already in need of long-term care.