Country Profiles of Eligibility Legislations in Europe

  • Agar Brugiavini
  • Ludovico Carrino
  • Cristina Elisa Orso
  • Giacomo Pasini


In this chapter, we detail the main LTC legislations in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Each country profile includes up-to-date legislative information, details on the assessment of need procedures, the eligibility rules and the in-kind or in-cash benefits for the eligible population. The chapters for Belgium and Italy are organised at the regional level, given the high degree of heterogeneity of the local LTC programmes.


Long-term care legislation LTC benefits Regional programmes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Agar Brugiavini
    • 1
  • Ludovico Carrino
    • 2
  • Cristina Elisa Orso
    • 1
  • Giacomo Pasini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsCa’ Foscari UniversityVeniceItaly
  2. 2.Department of Global Health & Social MedicineKing’s CollegeLondonUK

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