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The University of Southampton
Centre for Research on Ageing

Workshop 1: Understanding the demand for long-term care

Session 1: Focus, aims, deliverables

Chair: Jane Falkingham, University of Southampton

 

Aim and Objectives of GALNet
Presentation: Maria Evandrou, University of Southampton

 

Session 2: Common frames of reference?

Chair: Maria Evandrou, University of Southampton

 

Session 3: Realities of long-term care provision and receipt across regions: empirical insights

 

Part I Long-term care in Asia
Chair: Patricia Conboy, HelpAge International

 

‘Long-term care realties in South Asia’ - Siva Raju, Tata Institute of Social Science

 

‘Economic Progress, Psychological Distress and Care Needs: An Analysis among Indian Elderly’ – T. S. Syamala, Institute for Social and Economic Change

 

‘Population aging and the development of social care services for older persons in China’ - Jiehua Lu, Peking University and Renmin University

 

Older persons living along in India’ - Lekha Subaiya, Institute for Social and Economic Change

 

‘Population ageing in India – need for long-term care’ - Nidhi Gupta, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

 

Part II Long-term care in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa
Chair: Luca Saraceno, HelpAge International

 

Realities and receipt of long-term care in Latin America’ - Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, University of East Anglia and Nelida Redondo, SIDAM Foundation

 

‘Economic impact of long-term care provision on carers and families in SSA: evidence from Ghana’ - Justice Nonvignon, University of Ghana

 

‘Evidence on long-term care in sub-Saharan Africa: findings of a scoping review’ - Isabella Aboderin and Dr. Agnes Nanyonjo, APHRC

 

Session 4: Basic measurement I: Disability

Chair: Zipporah Ali, Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association

 

‘Disability measurement among aged people in China’- Wenjuan Zhang, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University

 

 ‘Functional limitations among older people in India: measures and data sources’ - Nidhi Gupta, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India

 

‘Toward assessing intrinsic capacity in later life’- Anne Margriet Pot, WHO

 

 

Session 5: Basic measurement II: Need for long-term care

Chair: Siva Raju, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

 

‘Measuring need for long-term care among older adults in China’- Jiehua Lu, Dept. of Sociology, Peking University China

 

‘Measuring need for long-term care in the UK’ - Athina Vlachantoni, Prof Maria Evandrou and Prof Jane Falkingham University of Southampton

 

‘Toward identifying intrinsic capacity-based need for long-term care’ - Anne Margriet Pot, World Health Organization

 

 ‘Challenges in basic measurement approaches for long-term care in humanitarian settings’ -  Diana Hiscock, HelpAge International

 

 

Session 6: Basic measurement II: Unmet need for long-term care

Chair:  Peter Lloyd Sherlock, University of East Anglia

 

‘Assessing unmet need for long-term care in Latin America’ - Nelida Redondo, SIDAM Foundation, Argentina and Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, University of East Anglia, UK

 

‘Conceptualising and measuring unmet need for long-term care in the UK’ Athina Vlachantoni, Prof Maria Evandrou and Prof Jane Falkingham, University of Southampton

 

Final session: Next steps, plans and concluding remarks

Chair:  Maria Evandrou, University of Southampton

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