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O Exploring Integration of Care for Children Living with Complex Care Needs Across the European Union and European Economic Area

Maria Brenner, Miriam O'Shea, Philip J Larkin, Stine Lundstroem Kamionka, Jay Berry, Harriet Hiscock, Michael Rigby, Mitch Blair



INTRODUCTION: The aim of this paper is to report on the development of surveys to explore integration of care for children living with complex care needs across the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA). THEORY AND METHODS: Each survey consists of a vignette and questions adapted from the Standards for Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and the Eurobarometer Survey. A Country Agent in each country, a local expert in child health services, will obtain data from indigenous sources. RESULTS: We identified 'in-principle' complex problems and adapted surveys to capture care integration. We expect to get rich data to understand perceptions and to i..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The Models of Child Health Appraised (MOCHA) - project is funded by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 Framework under the grant agreement number: 634201. The sole responsibility for the content of this paper lies with the authors. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union, or of the full project. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.