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Integrated Long-Term Care System - Problem and Opportunity For Slovenia
First of the four main societal tasks in time of population ageing is construction of national humane, financially and in terms of human resources sustainable long-term care systems; the second task is healthy ageing; third, economic efficiency amid ageing workforce and fourth, education of all for new solidarity among generations. To answer all this needs modern long-term care system has to be synergistic integration between health care and psycho-social care, between formal and informal care, between the national and local community tasks, between wide spectrum of existing care provision programs, all human dimensions, relations and services. Slovenia is legging behind the Europe in development of such a system. At the same time that allows us to build up a long-term care system based on good practices of other European countries.