ILPN is a network of researchers, policy-makers and other stakeholders with the aim to promote the global exchange of evidence and knowledge on long-term care policy


New Journal on Long-term Care

A new open-access journal on adult care is being launched, hosted by ILPN at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
The Journal of Long-Term Care will focus on long-term (social) care for adults with a global perspective, and articles will be considered on any aspect of long term care practice, research, policy, theory, systems of care, methods and education. The new journal will include empirical research papers (including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods papers), theoretical discussions, policy commentaries, comparative analyses, and reviews of subject areas.
With funding from the NIHR School for Social Care Research, the journal does not require submissions fees and all of the articles will be published online, freely accessible.
Author submission guidelines and further information are available here.

Latest in a series of 10-minute interviews with researchers in long-term care policy

Check the 10 Minutes with ILPN section for an interview with Hildegard Theobald, Professor of Organisational Gerontology at the University of Vechta, Germany, on the challenges of delivering effective long-term care.


Peteke Feijten, researcher, Netherlands Institute for Social Research, discusses the care and support system in the Netherlands

Lea Graff, researcher from KORA, Danish Institute for Local and Regional Government Research, discusses the care and support system in Denmark

Yongho Chon, Assistant Professor, Incheon National University, South Korea, discusses the pressing issues facing the care system in his country

Platon Tinios, economist and Assistant Professor, Piraeus University, on the latest health policy issues in Greece


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