The conference on “Social investment in affordable and quality long-term care. Theory, challenges and applications” will take place on the 30th of October 2018, from 14:00 to 17:00, at the European Parliament, inBrussels. The SPRINT consortium is inviting policy makers, researchers, care providers and other key stakeholders, to discuss the challenges associated with the application …Read More..
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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. …Read More..
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 …Read More..
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.Read More..
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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 …Read More..
The SPRINT project published research findings on normative results for social innovation in Long-Term care Check hereRead More..
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. …Read More..
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 …Read More..