Denmark: changes in health and social services for the elderly and comparative observations.

@article{Cates1994DenmarkCI,
  title={Denmark: changes in health and social services for the elderly and comparative observations.},
  author={N R Cates},
  journal={Home health care services quarterly},
  year={1994},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={
          57-71
        }
}
In Denmark, legislation having the aim to help the elderly to be active as long as possible and prevent or delay institutionalization, is responsible for a number of innovative programs for this segment of the population. It is now the law that no more nursing homes will be constructed in Denmark. Free home nursing and permanent home help and night patrols for home nursing and help is a strategy to delay or prevent institutionalization. In the municipality of Skaevinge, a nursing home was… CONTINUE READING
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