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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis recenzuojamoje Lietuvos tarptautinės konferencijos medžiagoje / Article in peer-reviewed Lithuanian international conference proceedings (P1e)
Field of Science: Ekonomika / Economics (S004)
Author(s): Čepinskis, Jonas;Kanišauskaitė, Vida
Title: Model of social care services for the elderly : theoretical approach
Is part of: Management horizons in changing economic environment: visions and challenges [elektroninis išteklius] : proceedings of the 11th international scientific conference, Kaunas, Lithuania, September 22-24, 2011. Kaunas : Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas, 2011, no. 11
Extent: p. 47-56
Date: 2011
Keywords: Social care services;Model;Elderly;New public management;Mixed economy
Abstract: Relevance of research. Peculiarities of social care service provision are closely related to the changes in the demographical processes in certain population. Lithuania, as well as other European countries, faces with the demographic problems. The fertility has dropped well below the level ensuring the placement of generation, high rates of mortality, the migration flows and volumes increased, especially after becoming the member of EU in 2004. The changes in fertility, mortality and migration produce immediate changes in the age structure. The aging, as the result of demographic processes, refers to an entire age structure becoming old. The aging of society has impact to all the spheres of the life: to the relationships between generations and of course to the developing of the education, social security, health system. In the article, the authors, follows the notion that the main objective of people is to create such standards of living which would develop all their capacities and dignity. The human dignity becomes a relevant topic in aging society due to cultural (the aging often carry negative stereotypes, population aging has been viewed warily), economical (pensions and other financial issues), political, social (relationships between generations and opportunities of informal care provision) and other issues and changes.[...]
Affiliation(s): Marketingo katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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