We found that:
- Limited availability and high costs are commonly cited as barriers in access to care in Spain, suggesting a need for increasing financial protection and improved planning of care delivery
- Spanish respondents have very low trust that the long-term care system will be able to respond to their future care needs, especially regarding the capacity and accessibility of community-based care solutions
- Attitudes and preferences for care arrangements are shifting away from the traditional familialistic grounding of the Spanish care system, and towards a stronger role of the State and of professional services in long-term care provision.
The results reported in this factsheet are based on unweighted data consisting of 375 responses from Spain and 2373 responses from across EU-27 countries, collected through an online survey between September 2021 and February 2022.