ILPN International Conference 2016

OVERVIEW

The Conference offered an opportunity to debate with international academics, policy makers and other experts key policy issues related to organisation, delivery, funding and regulation of long-term care services. The ILPN Conference aims to:
• Strengthen the links between the research community, policy makers and long- term care industry
• Foster research collaborations to develop new evidence in areas where knowledge gaps exist in LTC
• Promote the sharing of evidence on LTC policy and practice
• Promote international comparative policy analysis to encourage evidence-based policy making

dates 4 September 2016 to 7 September 2016
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Monday September 5, 2016



Parallel Session

  • Three models for compensating family caregivers
  • Costing the impact of informal care on the 50+ in the UK: A standard of living latent variable approach
  • Family spillovers of long-term care insurance
  • Comprehensive support for family caregivers of post-/11 veterans in the United States: Impact on veteran health care utilization and costs
  • Unpaid carers

  • Three models for compensating family caregivers
  • Costing the impact of informal care on the 50+ in the UK: A standard of living latent variable approach
  • Family spillovers of long-term care insurance
  • Comprehensive support for family caregivers of post-/11 veterans in the United States: Impact on veteran health care utilization and costs
  • Workforce

  • Shortages of care workers and their training and retaining in Japan
  • Managers’ experiences of employing migrant care workers
  • The impact of workforce composition and characteristics on English care home quality
  • Carers with migrant background and the professional care infrastructure in Germany: patterns of integration and the interaction of policy fields
  • The views of Americans on social care: results from the 2014 Survey of long-term care awareness and planning

  • What do Americans know about social care?
  • What are Americans’ primary concerns about becoming disabled, and how are they acting or willing to act on those concerns?
  • Social care financing options in the United States: who is responsible and which options do people support?
  • What do Americans want in long-term care insurance policies? Results from a discrete choice experiment
  • Models of safeguarding adults in English local authorities

  • Models of safeguarding: Identify the characteristics of safeguarding practice
  • Models of safeguarding: typology and perspectives on implementation
  • Models of safeguarding: Costs and outcome
  • Care integration and coordination

  • The impact of long-term care on primary care doctor consultations for people over 75
  • Do hospital-owned skilled nursing facilities provide better post-acute care quality?
  • Can social care reduce the risk of emergency readmissions of elderly people? Evidence from the linked health and social care data in Scotland

  • Plenary

  • Healthy ageing and long-term care for older people: a global perspective

  • Parallel Session

  • What do Americans know about social care?
  • What are Americans’ primary concerns about becoming disabled, and how are they acting or willing to act on those concerns?
  • Social care financing options in the United States: who is responsible and which options do people support?
  • What do Americans want in long-term care insurance policies? Results from a discrete choice experiment
  • Unpaid carers

  • Intellectual disability, caring and role reversal
  • The relationship between informal and formal care in Denmark and consequences of government policies of curbing formal care
  • The discovery of working carers – a new policy challenge in Sweden
  • An estimation of the value and the hidden social burden of informal care in Spain
  • Workforce

  • Social work effectiveness and burnout: do we need to do more to see if there are links?
  • What makes men work in the long-term care sector?
  • Worker retention in long-term care
  • Outcomes and quality

  • How do people make decisions about ‘best’ and ‘worst’ quality of life states?
  • Quality of life from the perspective of older adults living at home, and the role of services
  • A comparison of three instruments (ASCOT, ICECAP, and EQ5D) for the evaluation of outcomes of long-term care services
  • Marketization: the growth and impact of large for-profit nursing home chains

  • Marketization: ownership, financing, and quality in the five largest US for-profit nursing home chains
  • Care for sale: Privatizing long-term care in Ontario
  • Marketization: the growth and impact of large for-profit nursing home chains: UK perspective
  • Marketization in Scandinavian welfare states: The role of large corporations in residential care for older people
  • Care integration and coordination

  • Building a tool to support the planning of long-term care networks under complexity: dealing with multiple objectives, uncertainty and policy strategies
  • Competing policies? Experiences from the implementation of an integrated health and social care organization for older people in Sweden
  • Improving end-of-life care in the community using the RESPECT on-line prognostication tool

  • Parallel Session

  • Models of safeguarding: Identify the characteristics of safeguarding practice
  • Models of safeguarding: typology and perspectives on implementation
  • Models of safeguarding: Costs and outcome
  • Unpaid carers

  • Comparing the burdens of two groups of Japanese family caregivers of the elderly: Biological daughters vs daughters-in-law
  • Effects of health check-up attendance on caregivers’ physical health
  • Checking care workers: International evidence
  • The elderly care and domestic services sector during the recent economic crisis. The case of Italy, Spain and France.
  • Workforce

  • The working experience of care workers in the long-term care insurance in Korea
  • The Ideal working situation for residential social workers at intensive care homes
  • Checking care workers: International evidence
  • The elderly care and domestic services sector during the recent economic crisis. The case of Italy, Spain and France.
  • Outcomes and quality

  • How do care professionals define “good” quality long-term care? Lessons from an Austrian explorative study
  • Social care related quality of life at home and in Institutional setting: The case of Denmark
  • Quality improvement over and above minimum standards: A study of providers of residential care for older people in England and Australia
  • A question of quality
  • Bridging aging and disability sectors to improve community-living outcomes for persons aging with and aging into disability

  • Limitations in the evidence base for long-term services and support and persons aging with long-term disability: Implications for US programmes and policies
  • How legislation impacts on aging with disability an aging into disability: The EU PATHWAYS project’s results from the perspective of employment sector
  • Ageing and disability: the role of financial and regulatory incentives in facilitating intersectoral collaboration

  • Plenary

  • Social and demographic change and long-term care demand

  • Parallel Session

  • Healthy ageing and long-term care for older people: a global perspective
  • Unpaid carers

  • Expected longevity and productive ageing involvement among older Chinese in Hong Kong
  • Socioeconomic status and engagement in work, volunteering, and caregiving activities among Chinese older adults in Hong Kong
  • Partner care: on the way to gender equality in Spain and Sweden
  • Funding systems

  • The future of social care funding – who pays?
  • New entitlement rules for Germany’s long-term care insurance
  • Where does the money go? Financialised chains and the crisis in residential care
  • The German market for private long-term care insurance: the impact of public subsidies for purchase
  • Outcomes and quality

  • Speaking out for change – a personal story about life in a long term care facility in Alberta
  • Promoting participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in social care research: Developing an easy read version of ASCOT research

  • Tuesday September 6, 2016



    Plenary
    Attracting and retaining workforce in the long-term care sector
  • An international overview of long-term care workforce challenges
  • Attracting and retaining workforce in the long-term care sector: The German case

  • Parallel Session

    Economics of long-term care

  • Pay less, consume more? Estimating the price elasticity of demand for home care services of the disabled elderly
  • Evaluating purchaser performance in promoting quality through budget reallocations
  • Are recessions good for staffing in hospitals and nursing homes?
  • Technology and long-term care

  • Technology tools to support people with dementia and family carers
  • Variations in care costs of people with social care needs: the impact of telecare
  • Barriers to wider use of technology in dementia care and support
  • Institutional dynamics and politics

  • The other way around? New perspectives on LTC policies in old age care in Sweden and Spain
  • Long term care policy above the fray? The case of German long term care expansion in the face of austerity
  • International comparative analysis

  • Eligibility and affordability of LTC services – a global view
  • Quantifying social protection for long-term care in OECD countries
  • Comparing Japanese and Swedish future LTC cost development 2010 – 2040
  • Long term care system in comparative perspective: Private care resources and family involvement in care
  • Dementia and care

  • Health care transitions among people with dementia at the end of life
  • The care profiles during the last years of life – the impact of dementia and age in 1998 and 2013
  • Modelling dementia care pathways in low, middle and high income countries

  • Parallel Session

    Economics of long-term care

  • Use of long-term care is increasingly concentrated in the last years of life – a comparison of old decedents and survivors from 2000 to 2011
  • The effect of frailty and cognitive impairment levels on formal and informal care time for older adults in community
  • A capabilities approach to standard of living and disability costs in older people in the UK
  • Case management

  • Case management as social innovation in long-term care: Lessons from Italy
  • An analytic approach to service needs assessment in elderly care
  • Patients’ experiences transitioning to post-acute care in skilled nursing facilities
  • Institutional dynamics and politics

  • When frontline workers exercise their discretion: Evidence from care-needs certification for long-term care in Japan
  • The end of familialism? Public policy, family organisation and the growth of the home care market in Italy
  • The marketization of long-term care policies – explaining differences in the reform pathways in conservative welfare states
  • International comparative analysis

  • Adopting catastrophic public insurance for LTSS: Will the United States follow Australia and England
  • Ageing and elderly care in the Arab region: Policy challenges and opportunities
  • Policies of user participation: The case of older people and social care in Norway and England
  • Dementia and care

  • The MODEM Project (A comprehensive approach to modelling outcome and costs impacts of interventions for dementia)
  • Systematic mapping of the evidence on what works on dementia: Who researches what?
  • How men experience the provision of dementia care

  • Parallel Session

    Economics of long-term care

  • Quantum of public home care provision in Ireland – correlation with economic growth
  • The unintended consequences of reduced post-acute care lengths of stay
  • Individual saving behaviour and the welfare consequences of alternative means-testing policies
  • A simulation tool for decision making in long term-care in healthcare systems
  • Care models

  • Cost-benefit analysis of functional adaptation at home for reducing assistance needs and preventing falls: The case of Barcelona
  • Community wards: An evaluation of the virtual ward services
  • Housing and services in older age
  • Technology skills for the long term care sector: Developing a research agenda
  • Institutional dynamics and politics

  • Dynamics of social innovation and long-term care for elderly people: Evidence based on case studies from Wallonia and Brussels
  • Reablement and shared goals of self-reliance among users and care workers
  • Long-term care in Quebec: So many issues to consider
  • Developments in ASCOT: Reflecting the impact of long term care internationally

  • Exploring the feasibility and validity of a pragmatic approach to estimating the impact of long-term care
  • The impact of community-based long-term care on quality of life: A production function approach
  • Translation and cross-cultural validation of ASCOT instruments into German and Finnish
  • Which ASCOT profiles are considered worse than dead according to the Dutch population

  • Plenary

  • The economics of integration: What do we know?

  • Parallel Session

    Personalisation

  • Direct payments in residential care
  • Direct payments support in England: The hidden face of direct payments
  • Person-directed care planning in long term care: A comparative perspective on policy trends and policy-relevant implementation factors
  • Person-centredness in long-term care services for older adults: A systematic review of survey measures and measurement properties
  • Care models

  • OPTIMISTIC: A care model for addressing hospitalization risk of long-stay nursing facility residents
  • Stories of disease and treatment: Organizational models for continuity of care
  • Sports and reminiscence: The rationale and evidence for its use to build social connections for older people
  • Institutional dynamics and politics

  • Elderly care and the value of sharing economy. What can we learn and bring to the care sector from sharing economy initiatives
  • LTC reform trends between national and local policies: Insights from Italy
  • Regional variability in long-term care services in Spain: Needs, service use and diversification
  • Social investment and long-term care

  • Applying social investment principles to the provision of long-term care: issues for consideration
  • Measuring social investment in LTC: What could be learned from other disciplines?
  • Benchmarking models of social investment in Europe: Examining forms of long-term care in the SHARE database

  • Wednesday September 7, 2016



    Parallel Session

    Equity and efficiency

  • Being dependent rather than handicapped in France: Does the institutional barrier at age 60 affect care arrangements?
  • The economic consequences for households of co-payments in long term care. Evidence from Spain after the 2012 reform
  • The impact of elderly care services in-kind on poverty across Italian regions and evidence of the effects of the recent economic crisis
  • Who cares for the unhealthy poor rural elderly? Rural and rural disparity in home- and community-based long-term care utilisation in China
  • Choice

  • Patient choice of post-acute care provider and hospital accountability
  • Self-funders and long term care: Selected findings from the SIgN project
  • LTC in LMIC countries

  • Home care for older people in urban China: Impacts of the marketisation process
  • Social care governance structures and the business model at early stages of integrated care design and development in a LMIC region to create cashable savings and RoI
  • Key issues and challenges in long-term care organization and financing in differently resourced countries: from service coverage to sustainability
  • The future of long term care for vulnerable older adults in South Africa

  • Parallel Session

    Long-term care evaluation

  • Reflections on designing a mixed methods research study to evaluate intensive home care packages for people with dementia in the Republic of Ireland
  • Can experiments build a bridge between science, policy and practice?
  • Body mass, physical activity and future care use
  • Improving health services for UK care homes – evidence, experience and education?

  • The gateshead care home vanguard – towards a realist evaluation
  • What supports effective working within and across different models of health care provision to care homes: Findings from the OPTIMAL study
  • Priorities for the care home nursing workforce
  • Administration of medicines in care homes (with nursing) for older people by care assistants – developing guidance for care home providers
  • International comparative analysis

  • New evidence on the sustainability and inclusiveness of long-term care systems in Europe
  • Comparative approaches to evaluating the role of long term care in achieving gender equality
  • Providing nursing and residential care services in Europe: A greater role for the private sector?
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