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Latest paper from the Journal of Long-term Care
New paper looks at delivering advance care planning support at scale
Authors: Dixon, J and Knapp, M
The latest paper in the Journal of Long-term Care suggests promising ways of delivering advance care planning support efficiently and effectively on a large scale.
The paper discusses findings from a recent study, which is one of the first to examine real-world delivery of advance care planning support on a large scale internationally.
In-depth interviews with a range of individuals from 12 international healthcare organisations unveiled a ‘complex picture’ with many shared challenges between organisations.
Findings identify several areas for development and efficiencies to support delivery of advance care planning at scale.
New paper calls for move toward a fit-for-purpose policy architecture in long-term care in sub-Saharan Africa
Authors: Aboderin I
This Journal of Long-term Care paper examines the lack of fit-for-purpose policy architecture in sub-Saharan Africa and suggests research approaches to overcome this policy impasse.
The paper draws on the author’s personal experience among other sources to analyse the current situation across the 51 states. The topic has previously been underrepresented in the global debate on long-term care.
The paper calls for research to focus on how compatible organised long-term care provision is with African family norms, and what this means for social and economic development throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
Edward Norton, Professor at the University of Michigan, talks about developments in the long-term care system in the USA.
Gloria Wong, Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong, talks about long-term care system in Hong Kong.
Matthias von Schwanenflugel from German Federal Ministry discusses latest developments in long-term care in Germany.