Developing a rights-based approach in long-term care
Conversations on CareWednesday 1 February 2023 18:00 to 19:30
Dr Magdi Birtha, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna
Professor Jonathan Herring, DM Wolfe-Clarendon Fellow in Law, Exeter College, Oxford
Chaired by Professor Mary Daly, Governing Body Fellow, Green Templeton College and Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford
This presentation will outline work taking place on an Index of the Rights of Older People and the assessment of 12 European countries’ performance on developing such rights. Dr Birtha will discuss why a human rights-based approach is needed in long-term care policies across Europe and what practical tools could help in the development and assessment of policies to respond best to the social, economic and political challenges of an ageing population. Professor Herring will discuss the implications for the UK.
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