We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We may also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Read more about our Privacy Policy.

I got it!

Social investment in affordable and quality long-term care. Theory, challenges and applications

Discuss the challenges associated with the application of the concept of social investment to the provision and resourcing of long-term care .

The EU faces a major challenge: How can it deliver the new social right to affordable long-term care of good quality as its working-age population shrinks and the share of those of retirement age expands? Long-term care is a long-term issue: Eurostat projects that by 2080 those aged 65 and older will account for of the population (compared with now) and the share of those aged 80 and older will more than double (from to ).

Social investment has been a strategic policy response to new social risks. What does this approach have to offer for tackling this challenge?

The SPRINT research project was funded by the European Commission to explore the application of the concept of social investment to the challenge of long-term care provision. At this event SPRINT partners, together with policy-makers, other leading researchers, and social investment specialists will offer

  • Policy perspectives

  • Research findings

  • Analytical tools

  • Innovative approaches to social finance

This is an opportunity to hear and share new ideas and to network with others interested in this issue.


30 Oct 2018 @ 02:00 pm

30 Oct 2018 @ 05:00 pm

Duration: 3 hours


European Parliament

60 Rue Wiertz

1047 Ixelles


Organised by


Recent Publications in Social

Recent Videos in Social

Recent News in Social

Great to be spending time with kickass feminist colleagues @EuropeanWomen strategising in the sunshine ☀️… https://t.co/BvfrPQyPpL

@EuropeanWomen - 19 Apr 2019 14:13

Your vote matters! You can make a change in May by voting for a feminist Europe! Sign our petition on @wemoveEU ; s… https://t.co/xj3Ce7dP9k

@EuropeanWomen - 19 Apr 2019 11:09

Your Vote matters! Let make our voices heard! Vote for change, vote for a feminist Europe. Video by @Avaaz… https://t.co/ItkozugdEM

@EuropeanWomen - 19 Apr 2019 11:09

Recent Speakers in Social