Wittenberg, Raphael


Mr Raphael Wittenberg  

Department

Position held

LSE Health and Social Care

Principal Research Fellow

Department of Social Policy

Affiliate

Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)

Principal Research Fellow

Experience keywords:

long-term care finance

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Raphael Wittenberg is a Principal Research Fellow at PSSRU at LSE and Deputy Director of the Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation (CHSEO) at the University of Oxford. At PSSRU, he leads a programme of research on financing long-term care, which aims to make projections of demand for long-term care for older people and associated expenditure to 2041. He also leads research on direct payments in residential care and on community care for older people and leads modelling work for the MODEM study on care for people with dementia. At CHSEO, he leads research on trends in emergency hospital admissions of older people and on economic issues in assets based approaches to health. He was for many years a Senior Economist at the Department of Health, where he led a team of DH analysts providing analysis on social services and mental health services.

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Publications

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2015

Wittenberg, Raphael (2015) The challenge of measuring multi-morbidity and its costs Israel Journal of Health Policy Research , 4 (1). 1-3. ISSN 2045-4015

2014

Wittenberg, Raphael (2014) Financing long-term care for older people London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Wittenberg, Raphael (2014) Modelling future costs of long-term care, MODEM project launch London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Prince, Martin and Knapp, Martin and Guerchet, M. and McCrone, Paul and Prina, M. and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Adelaja , Bayo and Hu, B. and King, Derek and Rehill, Amritpal and Salimkumar, D. (2014) Dementia UK: second edition - overview Alzheimer’s Society, London, UK.

Wittenberg, Raphael and Sharpin, Luke and McCormick, Barry and Hurst, Jeremy (2014) Understanding emergency hospital admission of older people Report, 6. Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation, Oxford, UK.

Knapp, Martin and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Hu, Bo and King, Derek and Rehill, Amritpal and Adelaja , Bayo (2014) Scenarios of dementia care: what are the impacts on cost and quality of life? PSSRU discussion paper, 2878. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

2013

Wittenberg, Raphael (2013) Long-term care for older people: economic issues London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Wittenberg, Raphael and Clark, Michael (2013) Adult social care: summary of the research plans of the Department of Health Policy Research Units and the commissioned research of the NIHR School for Social Care Research Policy Innovation Research Unit, London, UK.

Clark, Michael and Wittenberg, Raphael (2013) An overview of SSCR and PRU social care research. In: School for Social Care Research presentation, Feb 2014, London, UK

Hancock, Ruth and Wittenberg, Raphael and Hu, Bo and Morciano, Marcella and Comas-Herrera, Adelina (2013) Long-term care funding in England: an analysis of the costs and distributional effects of potential reforms PSSRU Discussion Paper series, Personal Social Services Research Unit , London, UK.

Fernández, José-Luis and Snell, Tom and Forder, Julien and Wittenberg, Raphael (2013) Implications of setting eligibility criteria for adult social care service in England at moderate needs level PSSRU discussion paper, DP2851. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Hancock, Ruth and Malley, Juliette and Wittenberg, Raphael and Morciano, Marcello and Pickard, Linda and King, Derek and Comas-Herrera, Adelina (2013) The role of care home fees in the public costs and distributional effects of potential reforms to care home funding for older people in England Health Economics, Policy and Law, 8 (1). 47-73. ISSN 1744-1331

2012

Craig, Rachel and Darton, Robin and Hancock, Ruth and Henderson, Catherine and Morciano, Marcello and Sadler, Katharine and Wittenberg, Raphael (2012) Social care In: Health Survey for England - 2011, Health, Social Care and Lifestyles [NS]. Health survey for England. Health and Social Care Information Centre, Leeds, UK, 1-48.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Butterfield, R. and Fernández, José-Luis and Wittenberg, Raphael and Wiener, J. M. (2012) Barriers and opportunities for private long-term care insurance in England: what can we learn from other countries? In: McGuire, Alistair and Costa-i-Font, Joan, (eds.) The LSE Companion to Health Policy. Elgar original reference. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 258-282. ISBN 9781781004234

Wittenberg, Raphael and Hu, Bo and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Fernández, José-Luis (2012) Care for older people: projected expenditure to 2022 on social care and continuing health care for England older population Nuffield Trust in partneship with LSE PSSRU, London, UK.

Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette (2012) Mapping the future of family care: receipt of informal care by older people with disabilities in England to 2032 Social Policy and Society, 11 (4). 533-545. ISSN 1475-7464

Martin, Adam and Jones, Alex and Mugford, Miranda and Shemilt, Ian and Hancock, Ruth and Wittenberg, Raphael (2012) Methods used to identify and measure resource use in economic evaluations: a systematic review of questionnaires for older people Health Economics, 21 (8). 1017-1022. ISSN 1057-9230

2011

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2011) From commission to commission: financing long-term care in England In: Courbage, Christophe and Costa-i-Font, Joan, (eds.) Financing Long-Term Care in Europe: Institutions, Markets and Models. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 151-169. ISBN 9780230249462

Snell, Tom and Wittenberg, Raphael and Fernández, José-Luis and Malley, Juliette and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek (2011) Projections of demand for social care and disability benefits for younger adults in England: report of research conducted for the Commission on Funding of Care and Support PSSRU discussion paper, 2800/3. PSSRU, London, UK .

Wittenberg, Raphael and Hu, Bo and Hancock, Ruth and Morciano, Marcello and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Malley, Juliette and King, Derek (2011) Projections of demand for and costs of social care for older people in England, 2010 to 2030, under current and alternative funding systems PSSRU discussion paper, 2811/2. PSSRU, London, UK .

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Malley, Juliette and Wittenberg, Raphael and Hu, Bo and Jagger, Carol (2011) Disability, dementia and the future costs of long-term care Eurohealth, 17 (2,3). 10-12. ISSN 1356-1030

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Northey, Sara and Wittenberg, Raphael and Knapp, Martin and Bhattacharyya, Sarmishtha and Burns, Alistair S. (2011) Future costs of dementia-related long-term care: exploring future scenarios International Psychogeriatrics, 23 (01). 20-30. ISSN 1041-6102

Malley, Juliette and Hancock, Ruth and Murphy, Michael J. and Adams, John and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Curry, Chris and King, Derek and James, Sean and Morciano, Marcello and Pickard, Linda (2011) The effect of lengthening life expectancy on future pension and long-term care expenditure in England, 2007 to 2032 Health Statistics Quarterly, 52 (1). 33-61. ISSN 1465-1645

2010

King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Wittenberg, Raphael and Darton, Robin and Comas-Herrera, Adelina (2010) Projections of demand for residential care for older people in England: report for BUPA PSSRU discussion papers, 2624. PSSRU, London, UK .

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2010) The long road to universalism?: recent developments in the financing of long-term care in England Social Policy and Administration, 44 (4). 375-391. ISSN 0144-5596

King, D. and Balarajan, M. and Blake, M. and Darton, R. and Gray, M. and Hancock, R. and Henderson, C. and Jones, A. and Legard, R. and Malley, J. and Martin, A. and Morciano, M. and Mugford, M. and Pickard, L. and Shemilt, I. and Snell, T. and Wittenberg, R. (2010) Developing improved survey questions on older people's receipt of, and payment for, formal and informal care PSSRU discussion paper, 2764. Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), Canterbury, UK.

2009

Malley, Juliette and Hancock, Ruth and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Morciano, Marcello and Pickard, Linda (2009) Housing assets and long-term care in England. In: 19th World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 5th - 9th July 2009, Paris, France

Banerjee, Sube and Wittenberg, Raphael (2009) Clinical and cost effectiveness of services for early diagnosis and intervention in dementia International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24 (7). 748-754. ISSN 0885-6230

2008

Costa-i-Font, Joan and Wittenberg, Raphael and Patxot, Concepció and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Gori, Cristiano and di Maio, Alessandra and Pickard, Linda and Pozzi, Alessandro and Rothgang, Heinz (2008) Projecting long-term care expenditure in four European Union member states: the influence of demographic scenarios Social Indicators Research, 86 (2). 303-321. ISSN 0303-8300

Beecham, Jennifer and Knapp, Martin and Fernández, José-Luis and Huxley, Peter and Mangalore, Roshni and McCrone, Paul R. and Snell, Tom and Winter, Beth and Wittenberg, Raphael (2008) Age discrimination in mental health services PSSRU discussion paper, 2536. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Wittenberg, Raphael and Malley, Juliette and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Fernández, José-Luis and King, Derek and Snell, Tom and Pickard, Linda (2008) Future demand for social care, 2005 to 2041: projections of demand for social care and disability benefits for younger adults in England: report to the Strategy Unit (Cabinet Office) and the Department of Health PSSRU discussion paper, 2512. PSSRU, London, UK .

Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Malley, Juliette and King, Derek and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Darton, Robin (2008) Future demand for social care, 2005 To 2041: projections of demand for social care for older people in England: report to the Strategy Unit (Cabinet Office) and the Department of Health PSSRU discussion paper , 2514. PSSRU, London, UK .

2007

Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette (2007) Care by spouses, care by children: projections of informal care for older people in England to 2031 Social Policy and Society, 6 (3). 353-366. ISSN 1475-3073

Wittenberg, Raphael and Hancock, R. and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Juarez-Garcia, A. and Darton, R. (2007) PSSRU long-term care finance model and CARESIM: two linked UK models of long term care for older people In: Gupta, A. and Harding, A., (eds.) Modelling Our Future: Population Ageing Health and Aged Care. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 497-504. ISBN 9780444530059

Wittenberg, Raphael and Hancock, Ruth and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Juarez-Garcia, Ariadna and Darton, Robin (2007) Model 11: PSSRU Long-Term Care Finance Model and CARESIM: Two Linked UK Models of Long-Term Care for Older People International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics, 16. 489-496. ISSN 1571-0386

Hancock, Ruth and Juarez-Garcia, Ariadna and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael (2007) Winners and losers: assessing the distributional effects of long-term care funding regimes Social Policy and Society, 6 (3). 379-395. ISSN 1475-3073

Wittenberg, Raphael and Malley, Juliette (2007) Financing long-term care for older people in England Ageing Horizons, 6. 28-32. ISSN 1746-1073

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Knapp, Martin (2007) Cognitive impairment in older people: future demand for long-term care services and the associated costs International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22 (10). 1037-1045. ISSN 0885-6230

2006

Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek (2006) Paying for long-term care for older people in the UK: modelling the cost and incidence of a range of options, report to the Nuffield Foundation Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Darton, R (2006) Thirty-five years on: future demands for long-term care in England PSSRU Research Summary 35. London School of Economcis and Political Science, London, UK.

Hancock, R. and Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Juarez-Garcia, A. and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette (2006) Paying for long-term care for older people in the UK: modelling the costs and distributional effects of a range of options PSSRU research summary , 40. PSSRU, London, UK.

Wittenberg, Raphael and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Comas-Herrera, Adelina (2006) Projections of future expediture on long-term care for older people Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, S8. 49-53. ISSN 0303-9692

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Gori, Cristiano and Costa-i-Font, Joan and di Maio, Alessandra and Patxot, Concepció and Pickard, Linda and Pozzi, Alessandro and Rothgang, Heinz (2006) Future long-term care expenditure in Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom Ageing and Society, 26 (2). 285-302. ISSN 1469-1779

Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Darton, Robin (2006) Future demand for long-term care, 2002 to 2041: projections of demand for long-term care for older people in England PSSRU discussion paper, 2330. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

2005

King, Derek and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda (2005) Projections of demand for long-term care in Worcestershire to 2011 PSSRU discussion paper, 2144. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and King, Derek and Pickard, Linda (2005) Projections of demand for long-term care in Norfolk to 2016 PSSRU discussion paper, 2146. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Malley, Juliette and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda and King, Derek (2005) Long-term care expenditure for older people, projections to 2022 for Great Britain PSSRU discussion paper, 2252. Personal Social Services Research Unit.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Casado, David and Wittenberg, Raphael and King, Derek and Pickard, Linda (2005) Projections of demand for long-term care for older people in Wales to 2030, by local authority PSSRU discussion paper, 2253. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2005) Making projections of public long-term care expenditure for European countries: a proposed methodology and data requirements. In: Understanding trends in disability among elderly populations and the implications of demographic and non- demographic factors for future health and long-term care costs, 21-22 Feb 2005, Brussels, Belgium

2004

Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda and Hancock, Ruth (2004) Future demand for long-term care in the UK. A summary of projections of long-term care finance for older people to 2051 Health and Ageing, 11. 2-4. ISSN 1605-8283

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2004) Long-term care for older people in the United Kingdom: structure and challenges In: Knapp, Martin and Challis, David and Fernández, José-Luis and Netten, Ann, (eds.) Long-Term Care: Matching Resources and Needs. Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, 17-34. ISBN 9780754643418

2003

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael (2003) Thirty years on: future demand for long-term care in England PSSRU research summary, 25. Personal Social Services Research Unit.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2003) Making projections of long-term care: examples and methodological issues PSSRU Discussion paper, 2004. London School of Economics and Political Science and University of Kent, London, UK.

Hancock, Ruth and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2003) Who will pay for long-term care in the UK? Projections linking macro- and micro-simulation models Fiscal Studies, 24 (4). 387-426. ISSN 0143-5671

Pickard, Linda and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Costa-i-Font, Joan and Gori, Cristiano and di Maio, Alessandra and Rothgang, Heinz and Wittenberg, Raphael (2003) Modelling an entitlement to long-term care in Europe: projections for long-term care expenditure to 2050. In: 6th ESA Conference, 23-26 September 2003, Murcia, Spain

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Costa-i-Font, Joan and Gori, Cristiano and di Maio, Alessandra and Patxot, Concepció and Pickard, Linda and Pozzi, Alessandro and Rothgang, Heinz and Wittenberg, Raphael (2003) European study of long-term care expenditure: investigating the sensitivity of projections of future long-term care expenditure in Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom to changes in assumptions about demography, dependency, informal care, formal ca PSSRU discussion paper, Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael, eds 1840. PSSRU, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Davis, Bleddyn and Darton, Robin (2003) Future demand for long-term care 2001 to 2031: projections of demand for long-term care for older people in England PSSRU discussion paper, 1980. Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), Canterbury, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Knapp, Martin (2003) Cognitive impairment in older people: its implications for future demand for services and costs PSSRU Discussion Paper, 1728. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2002

Wittenberg, Raphael and Sandhu, Becky and Knapp, Martin (2002) Funding long-term care: the public and private options In: Mossialos, Elias and Dixon, Anna and Figueras, Josep and Kutzin, Joe, (eds.) Funding Health Care: Options for Europe. European observatory on health care systems. Open University Press, Buckingham, UK, 226-249. ISBN 0335209246

Wittenberg, Raphael and Hancock, Ruth and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda (2002) Long-term care in the UK: options and analysis In: Brooks, Richard and Regan, Sue and Robinson, Peter M., (eds.) A New Contract for Retirement.. Institute for Public Policy Research, London, 87-117. ISBN 9781860301858

Wittenberg, Raphael and Hancock, Ruth and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda (2002) Demand for long-term care in the UK: projections of long-term care finance for older people to 2051 In: Robinson, Peter and Brooks, Richard and Regan, Sue, (eds.) A New Contract for Retirement: Modelling Policy Options to 2050. Institute for Public Policy Research , London, UK. ISBN 9781860301858

2001

Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Davies, Bleddyn and Darton, Robin (2001) Demand for long-term care for older people in England to 2031 Health Statistics Quarterly (12). 5-17. ISSN 1465-1645

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2001) Projections of demand for residential care for older people in England to 2020 PSSRU discussion papers, 1719. Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), Canterbury, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Knapp, Martin and Davies, Bleddyn (2001) Cognitive impairment: its implications for future demand for services and costs Mental Health Research Review, 8. 37-38. ISSN 1353-2650

Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Davies, Bleddyn and Darton, Robin (2001) The interface between informal and formal care of older people now and over the next 20 years. In: Health Trends Review Conference, 18-19 October 2001, London, UK

Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Davies, Bleddyn and Darton, Robin (2001) Community care for frail older people: analysis using the 1998/9 general household survey In: Tester, Susan and Archibald, C. and Rowlings, C. and Turner, S., (eds.) Quality in Later Life: Rights, Rhetoric and Reality. Proceedings of the British Society of Gerontology 30th Annual Conference. University of Stirling, Stirling, 201-206.

2000

Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda and Darton, Robin and Davies, Bleddyn (2000) Financing long-term care for elderly people. In: British Society of Gerontology 29th Annual Conference, 8 - 10 September 2000, Oxford, UK

Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Davies, Bleddyn and Darton, Robin (2000) Relying on informal care in the new century? Informal care for elderly people in England to 2031 Ageing and Society, 20 (6). 745-772. ISSN 0144-686X

1997

Wittenberg, Raphael and Davies, Bleddyn and Pickard, Linda (1997) Alternative strategies for financing community and long-term care: the British debate In: Davies, G.R. and Mykita, L.T. and Andrews, M.M. and Pearson, S.A. and Gregory, A.J. and Hagger, J.C., (eds.) Ageing Beyond 2000: One World, One Future. World Congress of Gerontology, Adelaide, 211-212. ISBN 0646327828


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