Long-term care is intended for people who need help coping with day-to-day living and with being part of society. Around half of those in need of help have reduced physical or mental capacity because of old age, while half have been born with special needs or have developed them as a consequence of an accident or illness.
The future of long-term care. Development trends up to 2035
Challenges of and solutions for financing long-term care
Long-term care is for people who require assistance for coping with and participating in their daily lives arising from a decrease in their physical and mental capacity due to ageing or health reasons. Long-term care encompasses various healthcare and social services that prevent the deterioration of the health and abilities of people and assist them in their daily activities and wellbeing.
The future of long-term care
This report assesses the current state of long-term care in the EU and Estonia constructs future scenarios of the development of Estonia’s long-term care sector. The scenarios are based on information gathered in the literature review, case studies of two EU countries, analysis of interviews and focus groups, and a nation-wide survey.