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17.05.2018   Eurocarers launches an online toolkit for people taking care of someone with cancer »

Eurocarers launches an online toolkit for people taking care of someone with cancer The essential care and cancer toolkit: Tips and tools for people taking care of someone with (breast) cancer   “Diagnosis of cancer is striking and unexpected – it turns your…

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11.05.2018   Update on the Maturolife Project – Metallisation of Textiles to make Urban living for Older people more Independent and Fashionable »

Update on the Maturolife Project – Metallisation of Textiles to make Urban living for Older people more Independent and Fashionable The Maturolife project aims to produce an innovative assistive technology, that will achieve a better integration of sensors into fabrics and textiles, allowing designers to create AT products for older…

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11.05.2018   Update on the ENhANCE Project – EuropeaN curriculum for fAmily aNd Community nursE »

Update on the ENhANCE Project – EuropeaN curriculum for fAmily aNd Community nursE The ENhANCE Project aims to target a specific existing mismatch between the skills currently offered by nurses working in Primary Health Care (PHC) and those actually demanded by both public health care…

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17.04.2018   Eurocarers, together with 51 organisations, calls upon French President Macron to support the Work-life Balance Directive »

Eurocarers, together with 51 organisations, calls upon French President Macron to support the Work-life Balance Directive Together with their French members, l’Association Française des Aidants and La Compagnie des Aidants, Eurocarers signed an open letter to the French President ahead of his address to the European…

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16.04.2018   Your support is needed to help young carers to enjoy their right to education! »

Your support is needed to help young carers to enjoy their right to education! Sabina is 16 years old and she cares for her mother who lives with a disability. Sabina has to carry out household activities and to provide her mother with practical and emotional help. Sabina does not…

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22.03.2018   International Journal of Care and Caring Volume 2 No 1 now published »

International Journal of Care and Caring Volume 2 No 1 now published The International Journal of Care and Caring Volume 2 No 1 has now been published! Click here to access it.  IJCC's Debates and Issues items are permanently free to view online. If…

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19.03.2018   Survey on child participation in government decision-making at local, regional, national, European and international levels »

Survey on child participation in government decision-making at local, regional, national, European and international levels This survey is being conducted by Cath Larkins, Anne Crowley, Nigel Thomas and Dan Moxon at The Centre for Children and Young People’s Participation at the University of Central Lancashire on behalf…

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08.03.2018   International Women’s day 2018 – Eurocarers launches a publication on “The gender dimension of informal care” »

International Women’s day 2018 – Eurocarers launches a publication on “The gender dimension of informal care” Across the EU, 80% of care is provided by informal carers. A majority of them are women, as informal carers are typically spouses, middle-aged daughters or daughters-in-law, aged 45 to 75. EIGE’s…

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07.03.2018   Press Release: European Parliament Informal Carers Interest Group calls for action to support young carers »

Press Release: European Parliament Informal Carers Interest Group calls for action to support young carers Meeting on 6 March in the European Parliament in Brussels, the European Parliament Informal Carers Interest Group addressed the challenges and issues faced by young carers, i.e. children and young persons…

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01.03.2018   News from Belgium: Samana's commitment towards a care-friendly school environment »

News from Belgium: Samana's commitment towards a care-friendly school environment Samana, an organization that is committed to support people with a chronical illness and their carers, attended the International Young Carers Conference in Malmö, May last year. We got back home,…

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