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GOLTC webinar recording: COVID-19 Lessons for Care Home Standards and Regulatory Approaches

09 Apr 2024

The pandemic has shown that in many countries there is much to do to improve the quality of life and safety of people living in residential care facilities, and a tool available to government are regulatory and market shaping policies. This is the first of a series of webinars to explore COVID-19 Lessons to improve […]

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GOLTC webinar: Understanding and reducing dementia stigma. 11 April 2024

26 Mar 2024

We are delighted to announce the next webinar from the Global Observatory of Long-Term Care (GOLTC), which will be convened by the Strengthening Responses to Dementia interest group. Understanding and reducing dementia stigma GOLTC Strengthening Responses to Dementia Interest Group webinar: Date: 11th April 2024 Time: 13.00-14.30 BST (you can check your local time here.) […]

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GOLTC webinar recording: Economics of Long-Term Care 1st Webinar with Elizabeth Lemmon and David Bell, 7 March 2024

22 Mar 2024

The GOLTC Economics of Long Term Care interest group  held its first webinar on the 7th March, with an overview of the literature on the economics of Long-Term Care by Dr Lemmon and Prof Bell, summarising their chapter, ‘The Economics of Long-Term Care’, in the recently published Routledge Handbook of the Economics of Ageing. This was followed by […]

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GOLTC webinar recording: Recent Developments in Long-Term Care Policy in China, France, Japan and Sweden, 26 February 2024

22 Mar 2024

Are you interested in Long-Term Care Policy and would you like to know about the latest developments internationally? On the 26th February, the Global Observatory of Long-Term Care  (GOLTC) hosted the first webinar of the GOLTC Long-Term Care Policy Interest Group. The webinar brought together experts on Long-Term Care in China, France, Japan and Sweden […]

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New GOLTC Methods Guide: Difference in Differences approaches

11 Mar 2024

We are delighted to share the first GOLTC Methods Guide on how to use Difference in Differences approaches in Long-Term Care research. The GOLTC Methods Guide are short introductions to useful research methods, written by researchers who use these methods and want t share their experience and knowledge. The Difference-in-Differences (DiD) guide has been written by Sarthak […]

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Long-Term Care of older persons and persons with disabilities in the Western Balkans

27 Nov 2023

New report with a comparative overview of the condition of long-term care systems in the Western Balkans and providing insights to develop recommendations to strengthen Long-Term Care in the Western Balkans. It was developed as part of a three-year programme in the Western Balkans region entitled “Strengthening the resilience of older people and people with […]

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Listening and learning: a qualitative study of Scottish care home staff experiences of managing COVID-19 between March 2020-August 2022

12 Oct 2023

Jenni Burton Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Glasgow This research was planned and conducted to address a gap in the Scottish evidence around understanding events in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. It sought to engage with those with lived experience managing outbreaks to hear their stories and learn from their experiences. Having been involved […]

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