Financing systems of care for older persons in Europe

  title={Financing systems of care for older persons in Europe},
  author={M. E. Jo{\"e}l and Sandrine Dufour-Kippelen},
  journal={Aging Clinical and Experimental Research},
The growing demand for long-term care is placing significant pressure on traditional funding for health and social services in the European Union. In countries where the social security system is based on the Beveridge model, dependency is essentially community-managed through local services; in some countries in which social protection is based on the Bismarck model, dependency has been recognized as a new risk; in southern Europe and Belgium, dependency leads to tax-funded social assistance… 
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