Consultation in the National Council of Slovenia - CHALLENGES OF LONG-TERM CARE IN ANAGING SOCIETY

Alma Mater Europaea - ECM cordially invites you to a conference in the National Council of RS entitled "Challenges of long-term care in an aging society", which will be held on Monday, 6. 3. 2017, at 11 am.


  • Welcome speech by prof. dr. Ludvik Toplak, President of Alma Mater Europaea - ECM, MA. Darius Kuzmanič Korva, State Councillor, representing the interests of social welfare in the National Council.

  • Odprtje posveta, ki ga vodi zasl. prof. ddr. Marija Ovsenik, predstojnica Socialne gerontologije na Alma Mater Europaea – ECM

  • Opening  of the conference, led by honorable Professor DDr. Mary Ovsenik, Head of Social Gerontology at the Alma Mater Europaea - ECM

1. The state of long-term care in Slovenia and the European Union (11:15 to 12:30)

  • Human Rights Ombudsman;Vlasta Nussdorfer

  • Chairman of the Committee for Labour, Family, Social Affairs and the Disabled of National Assembly; Uroš Prikl

  • The Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of the Republic of Slovenia;  Davor Dominkuš

  • Vice-President of the Committee for Labour, Family, Social Affairs and the Disabled of National Assembly, doc. dr. Jasna Murgel

  • Association of Pensioners of Slovenia, Janez Sušnik President, Deputy Vera Pečnik in Tomaž Banovec

  • The Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities;  mag. Cveto Uršič

2. Financing (12:30 to 13:15)

  • Cost-effectiveness of health care providers and health care financing system; red. prof. dr. Igor Masten, EF UL

  • Ministry of Health

  • Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia; General Manager Marjan Sušelj, Dalibor Gavrič

  • Health insurance company; Vzajemna , Matjaž Trontelj, Katja Pečlin

  • Discussion

3. Constructively critical view of the problems (13.30 – 14.00)

  • Caring for yourself as an important factor in long-term care for the elderly; izr. prof. dr. Danica Železnik, AMEU

  • By exploring the appropriate basis for the creation of the Law on the Long-Term Care; izr. prof. dr. Nadja Plazar; AMEU

  • Ethnicity and the preservation of human dignity in old age; Anton Trstenjak Institute, izr. prof. dr. Jože Ramovš

4. Intergenerational cooperation (14.00 – 14.30)

  • An example of good practice from abroad; prof. dr. Voyko Kavčič, AMEU in Wayne University ZDA

  • Examples of good practice; Dancinf for Seniors – Veronika Gorišek, AMEU

  • Examples of good practice; Summer School in the context of social gerontology – mag. Tine Kovačič, AMEU

  • Because we are not just numbers, we the people; doctoral student of social gerontology Zoran Kačičnik

5. Closure of the consultation

We kindly ask you to participate in the conference log on or at this link.

You are cordially invited,

Prof. dr. Ludvik Toplak,
predsednik Alma Mater Europaea – ECM