Publications by Year: 2021

Applying ideal types in long-term care analysis

Books & contributions to books

Kai Leichsenring contributed a chapter to Christian Aspalter’s ‘Ideal types in comparative social policy’ in which he applies ideal types to long-term care analysis and emerging systems in a global context. 


Report on the AHA Governance Assessment Methodology (D.T2.2.3)

European Centre reports

This report summarizes the methods used to develop a governance assessment methodology, explains this framework in detail, and suggests and presents methods to perform assessments of innovations for Active and Healthy Ageing in their target contexts.


Putting Quality First

Other publications

This report is based on a collaboration of the European Centre with the European Social Network (ESN) to examine how public procurement and quality assurance policies can improve (or decline) access to quality long-term care services. 


Fractures in the Austrian Model of Long-Term Care

Peer reviewed articles

The COVID-19 pandemic highlights limitations of long-term care (LTC) systems in Europe, which continue to be divided between health and social care, and between formal and informal care. This article focuses on Austria’s LTC sector and its critical features that became visible during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Policy brief: A framework to assess and monitor policies for tackling homelessness in Europe

Policy brief

This policy brief aims to present a multi-dimensional framework that builds on a rights-based approach to monitor and review the extent to which states upheld the right to housing and ensure access to adequate housing, social security and healthcare.