Evaluation of public policies for Sustainable Long-Term Care in Spain
Aims and Scope
- Workshop organised in collaboration with the International Long-Term Care Policy Network.
- To provide a forum for researchers in the area of Long-Term Care Policy in Spain to discuss their work.
- To produce policy recommendations.
- To promote the exchange of long-term care policy and evidence, via the "Observatory for the evaluation of public policires for sustainable Long Term Care in Spain."
The Personal Autonomy and Dependent Care Law came to effect in Spain on January 1st 2007. Originally, the intention behind this Dependency Law was to configure the right of assistance to dependent people as a legal right, legally obligating public authorities to offer and provide any care dependent citizens require.
Nevertheless, Spain’s economic situation is far from that in 2007. A harsh recession has forced Spanish authorities to impose a series of severe budget cutbacks. The recent 2012 Dependency Law reform introduced short-term cost-containment measures such as copayments, delays on recognizing and giving benefits to new dependents and reducing the number of dependency severity degrees from 6 to 3.
The combination of Spain's
economic slow-down and the demographic trend (an
increasing number of retired citizens and a relative
decrease on the amount of contributors) raise major
concerns about the sustainability of the Long-Term
Care System, highlighting the need for a major
The first workshop for the evaluation of public policies for Sustainable Long-Term Care in Spain was held at UB riskcenter in 2013.
The "Evaluation of public policies
for Sustainable Long-Term Care in Spain" workshop
will include of several presentations given by
leading experts. The presentations will be in
Spanish. Below you can find a short outline on the
workshop's programme, including invited speakers and
presentation topics or titles.
- Mercedes Ayuso, Riskcenter,
Universitat de Barcelona
Pensiones y dependencia para las personas mayores de 65 años: un análisis conjunto
- Adelina Comas-Herrera, PSSRU,
London School of Economics
Dementia and Long Term Care in the UK
- José Luis Fernández, PSSRU,
ILPN, London School of Economics
National eligibility criteria in the new care and support system in England
- Helena M. Hernández-Pizarro, Universitat
Against the discontinuity trap. The case of Long-Term Care in Spain
- Sergi Jiménez, Universitat
Woodwork effects in LTC
- Guillem López-Casasnovas, Universitat
Redistribution in universal welfare systems. Time for better targetting?
- Càtia Nicodemo, Universitat
Long-Term Care in Spain. Scored-based allowances: an alternative policy
- Juan Oliva, Universidad de
Una estimación del valor del cuidado informal provisto a personas dependientes en España
- Xavier Piulachs, Riskcenter,
Universitat de Barcelona
A longitudinal and survival model with health care usage for insured elderly
- Aïda Solé-Auró, INED, Paris
Educational differentials in activity limitations across the European Union
- Simón Sosvilla, Universidad
Complutense de Madrid
El desarrollo de la atención a la dependencia en las Comunidades Autónomas (marco normativo, financiación y cobertura)
- Ángeles Tortosa, Universidad
Efectividad del programa de retiro de sujeciones física a mayores con demencia en las residencias de La Saleta (Valencia)
- Xavier Valle, CEO Global Life,
Cómo afronta el sector privado el problema de la longevidad