Topic: Policy issues

IPPO one year on: what have we learned about how to help policymakers make better-informed decisions?

IPPO one year on: what have we learned about how to help policymakers make better-informed decisions?

On the first anniversary of the International Observatory’s launch, we present our latest thinking on the key challenges we must ...
Watch this IPPO-Conversation webinar on the future of adult social care in the UK

Watch this IPPO-Conversation webinar on the future of adult social care in the UK

The day after the UK Government published its new White Paper on adult social care reform, The Conversation and the ...

RESEARCH NOTES

We know people’s mental health levels have deteriorated during COVID-19. Now we must find out which responses work at scale

We know people’s mental health levels have deteriorated during COVID-19. Now we must find out which responses work at scale

Governments are committing more resources to mental health, yet we don't know which interventions could be scaled up in the ...
Strategies to support social care workers during COVID-19: a global scan of responses to severe staffing challenges

Strategies to support social care workers during COVID-19: a global scan of responses to severe staffing challenges

All over the world, COVID-19 has placed huge demands and stresses on social care workers – but what supportive policy ...
The Synthesis Gap: reducing the imbalance between advice and absorption in handling big challenges, from pandemics to net zero

The Synthesis Gap: reducing the imbalance between advice and absorption in handling big challenges, from pandemics to net zero

This paper focuses on how governments should synthesise inputs from many disciplines and sources to make decisions. But the issue ...
How can cities tackle youth unemployment in their COVID recovery plans? Ideas and fresh challenges emerging from our roundtable

How can cities tackle youth unemployment in their COVID recovery plans? Ideas and fresh challenges emerging from our roundtable

IPPO's event with Youth Futures Foundation brought together city-level policymakers and youth employment experts from all over the UK to ...
Care home visitor policies: a global scan of the latest strategies in countries with high vaccination rates

Care home visitor policies: a global scan of the latest strategies in countries with high vaccination rates

This global scan has been carried out by members of the LTCcovid network, and includes detailed case studies from six ...