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Care integration/ coordination

21 Feb 2024

NEW REPORT Programa Maior Cuidado: An Integrated Community-Based Intervention on Care for Older People

This report describes an innovative ¬†integrated community-based care intervention for people living in deprived neighbourhoods in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Programa Maior Cuidado has been running since 2011, providing people with up to 20 hours of support per week from professional family care workers. It has been jointly run by the municipal […]

11 Oct 2023

Recommended reading: using Difference in Differences to evaluate vertical health and social care integration in Scotland

Javiera Cartagena-Farias Care Policy¬† and Evaluation Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science The integration between health and social care services is at the core of current policies in many developed countries. It is believed that closer integration of the services provided by healthcare and social care organisations is vital for improving system efficiency […]