ECAB Europe






WP6 Workpackage on long-term care

Lead beneficiary: London School of Economics, Lisa Trigg



  • To describe the mechanisms in place in selected Member States to provide the public with information on the quality of long-term care services offered by, and the performance of health care providers.


  • A mapping exercise of quality reporting of LTC systems in selected EU member states and Switzerland

  • Examine various technical challenges inherent in the design, implementation, and dissemination of LTC quality performance measures

  • A mapping exercise on public reporting and impact on organisations and professionals

  • An in-depth analysis of two systems in the EU

  • An examination of how public reporting of quality data could improve cross-border care, identifying potential problems related to standardisation of indicators, reporting systems and information capacity.

For publications related to this work package, please click here.


WP1 Health care professionals
WP2 Treatment pathways in Different Countries
WP3 Medical Records and Systems of Data Collection
WP4 Prescription and Medicines
WP5 Patient Choice & Public Reporting
WP6 Long Term Care
WP7 Hospital Collaborations
WP8 Telemedicine/eHealth
WP9 Cross-border Care in Dentistry
WP10 Media Reporting of Quality of Care
WP11 Assessment of the Scale of Cross-border Care
WP12 Potential Implications: Lessons Learnt; Policy Recommendations
WP13 Dissemination

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ECAB consortium 2011