AGE position on private residential care provision calls for inclusive, affordable, and quality services regardless of the provider

older woman with young carer AGE Platform Europe has published a new policy statement on Residential care for older persons which examines the findings of the recent research report Care homes for older Europeans: Public, for-profit and non-profit providers released by Eurofound on 24 November 2017. This report analyses the services provided in public and private care homes and how they differ in terms of the quality, accessibility and efficiency of services.

AGE members contributed to this report by providing information about developments in their countries as well as their views regarding the implications of the increasing presence of the private for-profit actors for access and quality.

Download AGE statement here (pdf)

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