Medical services for older people in nursing homes — Comparing services in England and The Netherlands

  • S. Conroy
  • T. Van Der Cammen
  • J. Schols
  • R. Van Balen
  • P. Peteroff
  • T. Luxton
JNHA: Geriatric Science

Abstract

As Europe faces an ageing population with increasing pressure on long term care, it is important for different systems to be compared and contrasted for the benefit of all. We compare long term care in the Netherlands to England, by examining the different care models, in terms of patient outcomes, quality of care, continuity of care and funding.

Key words

Medical care older people long-term care England The Netherlands geriatric assessment health status continuing care 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Conroy
    • 1
  • T. Van Der Cammen
    • 2
  • J. Schols
    • 3
    • 4
  • R. Van Balen
    • 5
  • P. Peteroff
    • 6
  • T. Luxton
    • 7
  1. 1.Division of Rehabilitation and AgeingUniversity of Nottingham, Medical School, Queen’s Medical CentreNottinghamEngland
  2. 2.Head Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal MedicineErasmus MCRotterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Tilburg UniversityTilburgThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Maastricht UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Antonius Binnenweg RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands
  6. 6.Frankeland Schiedam RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands
  7. 7.CambridgeEngland

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