Eurocarers uses cookies to give you the best experience on our websites. By using this site you agree to our use of cookies as described in this Privacy Policy. Click here to remove this message.
Eurocarers RSS Feed

EUROCARERS is the European network representing informal carers and their organisations, irrespective of the particular age or health need of the person they are caring for. 

Our aim is to advance the issue of informal care at both national and EU levels by:

  • Raising awareness of the significant contribution made by carers to health and social care systems and the economy as a whole, and of the need to safeguard this contribution;
  • Ensuring that EU and national policies take account of carers, i.e. promote social inclusion of carers, the development of support services for carers, enable them to remain active in paid employment and maintain a social life.

Eurocarers defines a carer as a person who provides unpaid care to someone with a chronic illness, disability or other long lasting health or care need, outside a professional or formal framework.

The Eurocarers leaflet is available here.

Latest News

08.12.2016 A cross-national and comparative classification of in-country awareness and policy responses to ‘young carers’ »

A cross-national and comparative classification of in-country awareness and policy responses to ‘young carers’A cross-national and comparative classification of in-country awareness and policy responses to ‘young carers’- Publication by Agnes Leu & Saul Becker  Abstract The reality for…

Read More

02.12.2016 Call for papers - International Journal of Care and Caring »

Call for papers - International Journal of Care and CaringThe International Journal for Care and Caring (IJCC) is a new multidisciplinary journal, edited by Prof. Sue Yeandle (UK, Editor-in-Chief), Prof.Yueh-Ching Chou (Taiwan, Co-Editor); Prof. Michael Fine…

Read More

17.11.2016 Eurocarers welcomes the call for investment in care services in the Annual Growth Survey 2017 »

Eurocarers welcomes the call for investment in care services in the Annual Growth Survey 2017Eurocarers, the European Association working for and with informal carers, warmly welcomes the European Commission’s call for further investment by member states in fully-fleshed and accessible health…

Read More

09.11.2016 Invitation to support the European Parliament Written Declaration on Heart Failure »

Invitation to support the European Parliament Written Declaration on Heart FailureThe Heart Failure Policy Networkwe has launched a campaign to support the European Parliament Written Declaration on Heart Failure no 110/2016. What is the Written Declaration? The new…

Read More

08.11.2016 European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, 6-7 December 2016_Registrations are now open! »

European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, 6-7 December 2016_Registrations are now open!Registrations are now open for the second European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, to be held in Brussels, The Square, on the 6th and 7th December 2016. The…

Read More

Eurocarers Members

Member organisations can be located on the map by clicking on the markers.

Alternatively, view the Membership List page to see organisations and contact details ordered by country.

Read More