Basic information
Original title:
Electronic standard coding and mapping of services for long-term care
Researchers involved:
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1 July 2008–31 January 2011

Within the framework of the e-HEALTH project the eDESDE-LTC instrument for the classification, mapping and coding of long-term services in  Europe has been developed. The eDESDE-LTC instrument enables an inventory of availability and utilization of different types of long-term care services in the adult population. It is available in English, Spanish, German, Bulgarian, Slovenian and Norwegian language.

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Obra Social Caixa Catalunya - OSCC (Spain) • London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE (United Kingdom) • University of Vienna - UWIEN (Austria) • SINTEF Technology and Society, Norway • Public Health Association - PHA (Bulgaria) • Educational and Research Institute Ljubljana - IRI Ljubljana (Slovenia)

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Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC)

Fields of research

HUMANITIES H000 • Sociology S210 • Psychology S260 • Medicine (human and vertebrates) B007 • Psychiatry, clinical psychology, psychosomatics B650 • Public health, epidemiology B680 


long term care • service mapping • eHealth