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


Save the date: 5th ILPN Conference, 10-12 September 2018

The 5th International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-term Care will be held in Vienna, Austria, 10th – 12th September 2018. Further details will be available shortly here.

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.


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


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