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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3rd Project Coordination Committee Meeting in Porto

In the frame of SPRINT (Social Protection Innovative Investment in Long-Term Care) project, the Project Coordination Committee (PCC) Meeting was held on 27th – 28th June in Porto, Portugal. The meeting was organized by the University of Porto and took place at the University premises. The two-day consortium meeting was led by the coordinator from …

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Public consultation on the SPRINT project vocabulary

Your input and ideas are important to us!  Introduction The SPRINT project team has established a vocabulary (glossary) of key terms and concepts often used in the discussion about investment in Long-Term Care. In order to solicit the views of all stakeholders, including social policy experts, care providers, beneficiaries and other actors in the fields …

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2nd SPRINT project meeting

From 18 to 19 January, Milan based Gruppo Cooperativo CGM will be hosting the 2nd SPRINT project meeting.  Apart from discussing its progress and future work the project partners will be sharing their insights into the delivery and financing of long term care services with local stakeholders at the Centro Medico Solari 6 and at …

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SPRINT in the Changing Europe Conference

SPRINT along with other 13 Horizon 2020 EURO-SOCIETY projects was pleased to take part in the Conference entitled “Changing Europe – what the research in social sciences and humanities tell us about changing Europe” to explore the scope, challenges and ambitions of the HORIZON 2020 EURO 2014 call (Overcoming the crisis: New ideas, strategies and governance …

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