Long-term care in Europe: Improving policy and practice (INTERLINKS) (Completed 2013)

Kerry AllenProfessor Jon GlasbyHSMC's Professor Jon Glasby and Dr Kerry Allen were part of an international research team in the 3-year EU study of long-term care, INTERLINKS.


The findings of this study have been published as a book challenging the prevailing discourse centred on the problems of demographic change and long-term care provision for older people. The book focuses on emerging solutions building on ample research in 13 European countries, evidence is provided for how the construction of long-term care systems can be taken forward.

Allen, K, Glasby, J and Rodrigues, R, 'Joint Working Between Health and Social Care' in Leichsenring, K, Billings, J and Nies, H (eds) Long-term Care in Europe: Improving Policy and Practice. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

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If you would like any further information about this research project, please contact Kerry Allen, k.allen@bham.ac.uk.

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