AEIP statement on Council recommendation on Long-term care
AEIP welcomes the recommendation on affordable high-quality long-term care, adopted by the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) on 8 December 2022, recognizing it as an important step towards improving the accessibility, affordability and quality of long-term care and providing better support to informal carers.
The adopted recommendation aims to support European Union (EU) Member States in their efforts to improve access to affordable, high-quality long-term care. It provides guidance on the direction of reforms to address shared challenges of care accessibility, availability, quality and workforce, and on sound policy governance in long-term care, through national action plans.
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