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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.

 

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15.04.2015 Launch of the InformCare, the EU Information Hub on Informal Care_6 May 2015, Brussels »

We are delighted to invite you to the event "Providing online support services to informal carers, care professionals and employers across Europe", that will launch the InformCare,...

15.04.2015 Vacancy for the position as IT Support Officer (part-time, fixed term position) »

IT Support Officer (part-time, fixed term position) Eurocarers- the European Association working for carers Brussels, Belgium   Eurocarers is the European network representing...

10.04.2015 Launch of 'My PD Journey', a groundbreaking initiative dedicated to people with Parkinson's disease and their families in Europe, 14 April, Brussels »

As secretariat of the My PD Journey initiative, the European Parkinson’s Disease Association invites you to a breakfast workshop in Brussels on Tuesday 14th April. What? Scheduled to coincide...

16.02.2015 Meeting of the EP Interest Group on Carers on Carers and EU action in the field of social exclusion »

The European Parliament’s Interest Group on Carers, coordinated by Eurocarers, met on the 4th February 2015 in Brussels to discuss how the EU could support action towards the social inclusion...

16.02.2015 The future of health and social care: towards a new care pathway for Europe's ageing societies - The example of incontinence »

On 28 January 2015, AGE Platform Europe and Eurocarers hosted a breakfast meeting on “The future of health and social care: Towards a new care pathway for Europe’s ageing societies. The...

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