Article on Informal Care in Publico Newspaper by Alexandra Lopez

An opinion article on Informal Care by Alexandra Lopes from the University of Porto was published yesterday in Publico one of the most prominent Portuguese newspapers.  The article addresses the topic of the value generated by informal carers, drawing also on the work done under SPRINT  about the dimensions of impact of different care arrangements. …

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Consultation about Informal Care legislation in Portugal

Dr. Alexandra Lopes, director of the research center of the Sociology Institute of the University of Porto and member of the SPRINT research team was invited to participate in the consultation on new legislation regarding the recognition of informal carers in Portugal and the establishment of relevant support mechanisms for this group of population.   Following …

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Lecture on “How can we contribute for a longer-time spell”

Prof. Bent Greve from the Roskilde University will give a lecture on 21st of February 2018 in Århus, Folkeuniversitet, on “How can we contribute for a longer-time spell“.  The lecture will focus on developments in Long-Term Care and will also present to local stakeholders findings from the research in SPRINT project.

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SPRINT Upcoming Event – Investing in long-term care: A social investment approach *Save the Date*

Date: 9 November 2017 – 12:30 – 17:15 Venue: The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK  Investing in long-term care: A social investment approach What is “social investment” and how can it support improvements to long-term care for older people through new ways of funding and service development?  Social investment “involves strengthening …

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“Long-Term Care for the Elderly in Europe” book published!

The book on Long-Term Care for the Elderly in Europe is  already published in 2017 by Routledge. A scientific work carried out mainly by SPRINT project partners. SPRINT project is mentioned in the foreword.   Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europe Development and Prospects Chapter 1. Long-term care – what is it about (Bent Greve) Chapter 2. …

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“Social investment and long-term care” Workshop in the ILPN conference

The SPRINT project organised the session “Social Investment and Long-term Care” , on Tuesday 6th September 2016, in the frame of ILPN conference in London, at LSE premises. The workshop created an interest among the ILPN conference participants and successfully gathered them inspiring discussions related to social investment in the periods of austerity. Session: “Social investment and long-term care”   Chair: B …

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SPRINT organises the session: “Social Investment and Long-term Care”

The SPRINT project is organising the session “Social Investment and Long-term Care” , on Tuesday 6th September 2016, from 16:35 – 17:45, in the frame of ILPN conference in London, at LSE premises.   Session: “Social investment and long-term care”   Chair: B Casey Commentators: C Bolger & Peter Morris I. Applying social investment principles to the provision of long-term …

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