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Evidence from Sweden on structural characteristics of LTC facilities and COVID-19 mortality. 11 June 2024

15 May 2024

COVID-19 Lessons for Care Home Standards and Regulatory Approaches: Evidence from Sweden on structural characteristics of LTC facilities and COVID-19 mortality   GOLTC Care Home Markets and Regulation Interest Group webinar Date: 11 June 2024 Time: 13:00-14:00 BST Link: Register to join on Zoom The Structural Characteristics of Long-Term Care Facilities and COVID-19 Mortality: Evidence […]

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Home Care Teams: Effect on Patients and Economic Policies to keep them in Place and Thriving. 6 June 2024

13 May 2024

Home Care Teams: Effect on Patients and Economic Policies to keep them in Place and Thriving GOLTC Economics of LTC Interest Group webinar Date: June 6th 2024 Time: 14:00-15:00 BST Link: Register to join on Zoom What are the patient outcomes of the home care teams, and how can we understand the economic policies to improve […]

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Pain in Care Homes Interest Group Webinar: Pain Assessment in Long-term care. 4 June 2024

10 May 2024

Pain Assessment in Long-term care GOLTC Pain in Care homes Interest Group webinar Date: Tuesday 4 June 2024 Time: 12pm-1pm BST Link: Register to join on Zoom Pain is connected with emotional, cognitive, and behavioural disorders as well as functional issues. Moreover, chronic pain increases suffering, disability and social isolation which impacts negatively upon a […]

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Launch WEBINAR from World Health Organization: Long-term care for older people: Package for universal health coverage. 8 May 2024

02 May 2024

World Health Organization Launch of the Long-Term Care for Older People: Package for Universal Health Coverage 8 May 2024, Global Webinar Time: 14:00 – 15:30 CET Link: Register to join on Zoom In 2020, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021–2030), which is a transformative collaboration of diverse […]

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Pensions in Southern Africa: how and why do they vary across the region?

24 Apr 2024

Pensions in Southern Africa: how and why do they vary across the region? GOLTC Care and Social Protection in Southern Africa Interest Group webinar Date: 31 May 2024 Time: 12:00-13:30 BST (you can check your local time here) Link: Register to join on Zoom In this webinar we hear from three experts who have extensive […]

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Analysing accuracy, balancing bias: Can ChatGPT be trusted to ease the care documentation burden? GOLTC DATA SCIENCE INTEREST GROUP WEBINAR

11 Apr 2024

Analysing accuracy, balancing bias: Can ChatGPT be trusted to ease the care documentation burden? GOLTC DATA SCIENCE INTEREST GROUP WEBINAR Care managers dedicate 6 hours per week transcribing handwritten notes from meetings into electronic databases. Suddenly, AI is being used to automatically generate audio recordings of case management meetings into case notes, freeing up workers […]

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Online Symposium: Developing Competencies amongst Health and Social Care Staff within Care Homes (Thurs 2nd May at 2pm – UK time)

09 Apr 2024

The 2024 Spring Symposium of The British Society of Gerontology’s Care Homes Research Special Interest Group will be on the topic of: Developing Competencies amongst Health and Social Care Staff within Care Homes. The symposium will be held online on the 2nd May (from 2pm-3:30pm UK time), and will comprise three presentations, and a moderated […]

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WEBINAR from British Pain Society: Older People’s Pain. 11 April 2024

26 Mar 2024

  BPS Older People’s Pain 11 April 2024, Global Webinar Time: 16:00 BST Link: Register to join on Zoom This webinar aims to present some of the findings from the NIHR funded POPPY study by Dr Lesley Brown, Senior Research Fellow, Co-Lead for the POPPY study & Project Manager CARE75+ study, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS […]

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Care and Social Protection in Southern Africa Webinar: Understanding Social Protection for Older Persons in Southern Africa. 5 April 2024

19 Mar 2024

We are excited to announce the next webinar from the Global Observatory of Long Term Care (GOLTC), which will be convened by the Care and Social Protection in Southern Africa interest group. Understanding Social Protection for Older Persons in Southern Africa GOLTC Care and Social Protection in Southern Africa Interest Group Webinar Date: Friday 5 […]

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Hybrid conference: Deepening the social dimension of health

19 Mar 2024

The M30 Group at the University of Vic (Spain) is organising a one-day hybrid conference on the 24th April 2024 (with simultaneous and digital translation): Would you like to reflect on…… whether health professionals are ageist? … why are loneliness interventions unsuccessful? … whether social prescribing is socializing health instead of medicalizing the social dimension […]

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ARIIA Conference announcement! Facing the future: Living well. Ageing well. Dying well, Adelaide (Australia)

07 Mar 2024

Facing the future: Living well. Ageing well. Dying well. 2 Day Conference,  Thu 4 & Fri 5 July 2024 in Adelaide, Australia organised by ARIIA (Aged Care Research & Industry Innovation Australia If you are involved in the aged care ecosystem, you cannot afford to miss the highly anticipated and must-attend 2024 ARIIA conference. Building on the success […]

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Long-Term Care Policy Webinar: Current long-term care policies and challenges in three Asian tigers. 25 March 2024

06 Mar 2024

We are excited to announce the next webinar from the Global Observatory of Long Term Care (GOLTC), which will be convened by the Long-Term Care Policy Interest Group. Current long-term care policies and challenges in three Asian tigers 2nd GOLTC LONG-TERM CARE POLICY INTEREST GROUP WEBINAR Date: Monday 25 March 2024 Time: 9:00 – 10:00 […]

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GOLTC Employment, Education and Family Carers Webinar: Supporting young and young adult carers: International practice and policies. 22 March 2024

01 Mar 2024

We are excited to announce the next webinar from the Global Observatory of Long Term Care (GOLTC), which will be convened by Employment, Education, and Family Carers Interest Group.  Supporting young and young adult carers: International practice and policies GOLTC Employment, Education, and Family Carers Interest Group webinar Date: Friday 22nd March 2024 Time: 10:00 – […]

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GOLTC Care Home Markets and Regulation Webinar: COVID-19 Lessons for Care Home Standards and Regulatory Approaches. 19 March 2024

23 Feb 2024

We are excited to announce the next webinar from the Global Observatory of Long Term Care (GOLTC), which will be convened by the Care Home Markets and Regulation interest group.  COVID-19 Lessons for Care Home Standards and Regulatory Approaches GOLTC Care Home Markets and Regulation Interest Group webinar Date: Tuesday 19th March 2024 Time: 14:00 […]

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GOLTC Economics of Long Term Care webinar: Long-Term Care as a market? 7 March 2024

09 Feb 2024

We are excited to announce the next webinar from the Global Observatory of Long Term Care (GOLTC), which will be convened by the Economics of Long Term Care interest group.  Economics of Long-Term Care: Long-Term Care as a market? GOLTC Economics of LTC Interest Group webinar Date: Thursday 7th March 2024 Time: 14:00 – 15:00 […]

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ILPN2024 Calls for Abstracts: Shaping the Future of Long-Term Care

08 Feb 2024

The 7th International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-Term Care (ILPN2024) is set to convene in Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain, from 12 to 14 September 2024. Co-hosted by the International Long-Term Care Policy Network (ILPN) and the Government of Biscay, ILPN2024 provides an engaging platform for researchers, policymakers, and industry professionals to connect, collaborate, and advance […]

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GOLTC Data Science webinar: Can ChatGPT ease the care documentation burden? 12 March 2024

03 Feb 2024

We are excited to announce the next webinar from the Global Observatory of Long Term Care (GOLTC), which will be convened by the Data Science interest group, to bring together researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to share and discuss the latest applications of data science in long-term care research. See below for the event details. Beyond […]

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GOLTC Data Science webinar: Can ChatGPT ease the care documentation burden? 12 March 2024

07 Mar 2024

We are excited to announce the next webinar from the Global Observatory of Long Term Care (GOLTC), which will be convened by the Data Science interest group, to bring together researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to share and discuss the latest applications of data science in long-term care research. See below for the event details. Beyond […]

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GOLTC Long-Term Care Policy Webinar, 26 February 2024

30 Jan 2024

Recent developments in Long-Term Care Policy: Perspectives from China, France, Japan and Sweden GOLTC LTC Policy Interest Group webinar   Date: Monday 26 February 2024 Time: 13.00-14.00 GMT (you can check your local time here.) Register to join us on Zoom. How are different countries developing and strengthening their Long-Term Care (LTC) systems? The LTC […]

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Webinar: Empowering Social Care Decisions with Economic Evidence

26 Jan 2024

The Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC), London School of Economics is hosting a webinar which brings together academic, policy and practice perspectives to share insights on Empowering Social Care Decisions with Economic Evidence. Date: Monday 19 February 2024 Time: 1.00pm – 2.00pm GMT Place: Register to join on Zoom   Key Highlights: Welcome and […]

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Online workshop: Live-In dementia care arrangements in Germany and Israel, Care ethics, Care constellations and Caring communities

25 Jan 2024

This workshop, linked to the MoDeCare project, aims to deepen the understanding of live-in dementia care arrangements in Germany and Israel, within the frameworks of care ethics, care constellations and caring communities. Date: 6-7 March 2024 Registration: via email to nata-ul@hotmail.com (limited places, please register by 29th February 2024) See the pdf document below for […]

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Save the date: International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-Term Care, Bilbao 12-14 September 2024

26 Jan 2024

The next International Long-Term Care Policy Network (ILPN) conference will take place in Bilbao, co-hosted with the Bizkaia local government, on the 12-14 September 2024. More details will be shared soon!

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Transforming Care Book Seminars: Unpaid Work in Nursing Homes: Flexible Boundaries, 4th December 2023

09 Nov 2023

Transforming Care Book Series Seminar 4 December 2023, Global Webinar (16:30–18:00 CET) This Transforming Care Network seminar will present and discuss a new open access book: Unpaid Work in Nursing Homes: Flexible Boundaries, part of the Transforming Care book series. The rationale for the book is that the COVID-19 pandemic has made unpaid care more […]

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How can we better understand preferences for ‘Ageing in Place’? 1st GOLTC Quasi-Experimental Methods Interest Group webinar, 24th January 2024

03 Nov 2023

GOLTC Quasi-Experimental Methods Interest Group 1st webinar Date: 24 January 2024 Time: 13.00-14.00 GMT (you can check your local time here) Register to join us on Zoom What are innovative ways we can apply quasi-experimental methods to long-term care research? Connect with the Quasi-Experimental Methods Interest Group to find out! Many older people choose to […]

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Events to mark the first UN International Day of Care and Support

26 Oct 2023

WHO Europe celebrates the 1st International Day of Care of Support To mark the first United Nations International Day of Care and Support, WHO Europe celebrates care and caregivers, the majority of which are women, recognizing their immense contributions to our communities, to our health and care systems and to individual and societal wellbeing. Please […]

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Cracking the code: data science in Long-Term Care research, 1st GOLTC data science interest group webinar, 5th December 2023

26 Oct 2023

GOLTC Data Science Interest Group webinar, 5th December 2023   Time: 13.00-14.00 GMT (you can check your local time here) Register to join us on Zoom Are you interested in connecting with others who are using data science in Long-Term Care research? The Global Observatory of Long-Term Care (GOLTC) will be hosting a webinar to […]

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