Care For the Elderly and Disabled In Europe
An examination of the evolution of the European Community's policies and laws covering health and care, social services and human rights. Includes politics, economics, examples, insurance, long-term care and more.
# 15677 | 5,625 words | 59 sources | 2000 |
Published on Feb 19, 2003 in Law (International) , Political Science (Non-U.S.) , Medical and Health (General) , Aging (General)
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From the Paper:"Care For the Elderly and the Rights of the Disabled
in the European Community
This research paper discusses the current status in the European Community (EC) of provision for the care of the elderly and the disabled and the rights of persons who fall into such categories. Most of the nations of Western Europe provide extensive protection for the elderly and, to a lesser extent, the disabled, but a combination of fiscal, economic and demographic pressures render them unable to maintain, let alone expand, those benefits just as the aging of their populations is rendering a significant number of the elderly and the disabled more vulnerable. As a result, since the early 1980s a major political battle has been developing over the size and terms of future entitlement programs for these groups and various alternatives..."
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