Structure of the Personal Social Services in Hungary
Theoretical and Applied Law, 2020. No. 3(5). Pp. 6-17
12 Pages Posted: 12 Apr 2021
Date Written: September 16, 2020
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The article reviews the changes of the service provision system, especially the structure of the Hungarian social care. Firstly, theoretical and international backgrounds of the topic are shown. Secondly, the article presents the transformation of the Hungarian social care in the last decades. Here, a tendency of concentration and centralization can be observed. Thirdly, the mixed nature of the Hungarian municipal social care system is analyzed, which system have been strongly centralized in the last five years. The effects of the centralization are analyzed as well, the article shows, that the changes of the funding have the most significant impact on the spatial structure of the service provision.
Keywords: social care, municipal social care, funding, centralisation, concentration, spatial structure
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