Long-term care, spatial planning and public policy in Central and Eastern Europe

CEU Community + Invited Guests
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 9:00am
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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 9:00am to Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 5:00pm


10 June 2016

09.30 – 09.45       Welcome

09.45 – 10.15       Why ageing and why EAST?

Dr George W. Leeson, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford

10.15 – 10.45       Models of care across Europe

Professor Andreas Hoff, Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences

10.45 – 11.15       Potential of social innovation in long-term care in Eastern Europe

Professor Mihaela Ghenta, National Scientific Research Institute for Labour and Social Protection, Romania

11.15 – 11.30       Tea / Coffee               

11.30 – 13.00       Submitted papers

Home care of aged people in Romania: Legislation, institutions, inequalities in access to home care service
Professor Agnes Nemenyi, Christian University Partium, Oradea, Romania

A review of the state of the art in ICT-enabled social innovations in long-term care
Katharine Schulmann, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Austria

Innovation in social services: the case of long term care
Professor Jerzy Krzyszkowski, Department of Labour and Social Policy, ­University of Lodz, Poland

ICT-enabled social innovation for the policy area of Active and Healthy Ageing and Long Term Care
Mr. Csaba Kucsera, EC JRC-IPTS

First impacts of a digital monitored exsiccosis system for long term care quality – implications for quality of life of elderly people as well as caregiver acceptance
Mr.Christian M. Heidl, Wilhelm Löhe University Fürth, Germany

13.00 – 14.00       Lunch Break

14.00 – 14.45       Ageing-friendly environments: global trends and where is Eastern Europe?

Professor Zsuzsa Szeman, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

14.45 – 15.30        The challenges of ageing and urbanization in the Czech republic  

Dr Lucie Vidovicova, Institute of Population Studies, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

15.30 – 16.00       Tea / Coffee

16.00 – 17.30       Submitted papers

Ageing Policies in Selected Cities of Poland: Key Governance Issues
Mr. Andrzej Klimczuk, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Moscow as an age-friendly city: Achievements and challenges
Ms. Yaroslava Evseeva, ­Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Accessibility problems in home environment for seniors in Latvia: experience from the research project InnovAge
Dr. Signe Tomsone
, Riga Stradins University, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Department of Rehabilitation, Riga, Latvia

The needs of elderly people in Bulgaria and the public policy
Dr. Daniela Pastarmadzhieva,  Political science department, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, Bulgaria


11 June 2016

09.30 – 10.15       Methodological characteristics of research projects conducted in EE countries between 2011-2015

Professor Valentina Hlebec, invited speaker, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

10-15 – 11.00       Discussion

11.00 – 11.30       Tea / Coffee

11.30 – 12.45       Submitted papers

East and West: Territorial and municipal differences in Hungarian social care for elderly people
Ms. Kinga Vajda, ­Semmelweis University, Hungary

The oldest-old or fourth agers: are they the same or different populations?
Dr. Marcela Petrová Kafková, ­Office for Population Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Elder Abuse in Ukraine
Ms. Galyna  Poliakova, ­Ukrainian Charity “Turbota pro Litnih v Ukraini” (Age Concern Ukraine), Ukraine

Circulation of elderly care culture(s) in transnational networks of Polish migrants
Dr. Lukasz Krzyzowski, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, AGH University, Krakow, Poland

Disability, population ageing and demand for social assistance homes
Professor Piotr Szukalski, Applied Sociology and Social Work, University of Lodz, Poland

12.45 – 14.00       Lunch break

14.00 – 16.00       Working groups

16.00 – 16.30       Tea / Coffee

16.30 – 17.00       Closing – GWL/AH/SZ