9. Reforming Long-Term Care in Portugal: Dealing with the Multidimensional Character of Quality

  1. Joan Costa-Font
  1. Silvina Santana

Published Online: 20 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395556.ch9

Reforming Long-Term Care in Europe

Reforming Long-Term Care in Europe

How to Cite

Santana, S. (2011) Reforming Long-Term Care in Portugal: Dealing with the Multidimensional Character of Quality, in Reforming Long-Term Care in Europe (ed J. Costa-Font), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395556.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 JUL 2011

Book Series:

  1. Broadening Perspectives on Social Policy

Book Series Editors:

  1. Bent Greve

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444338737

Online ISBN: 9781444395556

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Keywords:

  • LTC reform, Portugal;
  • physical or mental handicaps;
  • quality in LTC;
  • minimum data set (MDS);
  • quality assessment;
  • Caixas de Previdência;
  • SAD – Serviço de Apoio Domiciliário;
  • Portugal, Misericórdias and IPSS;
  • Portuguese Institute for Social Security (ISS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Quality as a Multidimensional Concept

  • Organizing for Long-term Care in Portugal

  • Structural Aspects and Attainment of Institutional Goals

  • Quality, Suitability and Satisfaction from Users' Point of View

  • Preferences Regarding Long-term Care in Portugal

  • Discussion and Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References