Long Term Care / Healthy ageing
© Rachelle Kaye
The Long Term Care / Healthy ageing Working Group.
The Chairwoman is Mrs. Rachelle Kaye(Maccabi Healthcare Services, IL).
The coordinator: Dr. Philippe Swennen, AIM Project Manager
MISSION / OBJECTIVES:
The group is in charge on the following missions:
- To monitor and exchange on the developments and reforms on Long Term Care at European level
- To give the point of view of the health insurers on LTC within the European network working on Long term care and intergenerational solidarity (EC, EP, NGOs)
- To contribute to the reflection within AIM on the major challenges for solidarity-based long term care protection and encourage the AIM members to get involved in the LTC issue.
- Monitoring at EU level the developments and trends on LTC
o Raising the voices of the not for profit health insurers (answers to EC consultation, participating as speakers/stakeholders to conferences and events)
o Maintaining contact with the rotating EU presidencies and the EC (DG Social Affairs, DG SANCO)
- Organising in partnership in 2012 an international conference on LTC during the European Year on Active and Healthy Ageing
- Participating to the European Year on Active and Healthy Ageing at European level (member of the EY 2012 EC-NGO advisory board) and stimulating AIM members to participate at their national level
- Accompanying the campaign for Intergenerational Solidarity (IGS) with the IGS European network, e.a. participating to the preparation of the European Day of IGS (29 April)
- Participating to EU research projects (AIM members)
o Participating as member of the users panel of EC research (DREAMING , European partnership for the well-being and dignity of older people, HOME SWEET HOME)
o Using AIM by AIM members to participate to EU research projects
o Participating to the Pilot European Innovation partnership for active and healthy ageing (EIP AHA, European Commission)
- Organising a joint AIM-AEIP workshop on LTC once a year
- Organising a study trip to Japan with the Education and Solidarity Network (RES) and other partners in April 2012, with a twofold aim:
o to hold an international conference on LTC in Europe in 2013, focusing on the Japanese experience, with the RES Network, AIM, AEIP, MGEN and the OECD or the ILO
o to establish a kind of platform for proposals on LTC and contact between the Japanese mutuals and AIM.
For more information: click on Roadmap for the Long Term Care/Healthy ageing working group (priorities 2012-2014)