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10.12.2018   ENhANCE - European Curriculum for Family and Community Nurse »

ENhANCE - European Curriculum for Family and Community Nurse ENhANCE, a 36-month EU Erasmus Plus-funded project, is entering its second year. The overriding aim of the project is to improve the skills and career development opportunities for professional, graduate…

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05.12.2018   A Sustainable Approach to Depression »

A Sustainable Approach to Depression Today, the 'Sustainable Approach To Depression' report was launched in the European Parliament in Brussels, including contributions from Eurocarers regarding the need to support carers and adopt…

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28.11.2018   European Parliament Informal Carers Interest Group meeting »

European Parliament Informal Carers Interest Group meeting On the 21st of November, we had the honour of convening the Informal Carers Interest Group at the European Parliament. The theme of the day was EU Work/life balance initiative and the European Pillar…

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27.11.2018   What about us? Perspective of a young carer from Sweden »

What about us? Perspective of a young carer from Sweden Jessica - Swedish member of the Eurocarers Young carers working group- has shared her personal experience as a little sister to an older brother with cerebral palsy and epilepsy from his birth. Read…

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21.11.2018   Launch of our EU Strategy to support and empower informal carers across Europe »

Launch of our EU Strategy to support and empower informal carers across Europe A year ago, the EU Pillar of Social Rights reaffirmed that everyone has the right to affordable long-term care services of good quality, in particular home-care and community-based services. As we…

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20.11.2018   Universal Children's day - A reality check for young carers »

Universal Children's day - A reality check for young carers Today the international community celebrates the 29th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. States have committed to do everything in their power to protect and promote children’s…

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19.11.2018   MoodFOOD Project - Interactive Workshop and Poster Session »

MoodFOOD Project - Interactive Workshop and Poster Session SAVE THE DATE INFO The MooDFOOD project harnessed a multi-centre European consortium with expertise in nutrition, psychology, psychiatry and food-related consumer behaviour to evaluate and test…

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05.11.2018   EP - Proposal for a directive on work-life balance for parents and carers »

EP - Proposal for a directive on work-life balance for parents and carers ONE YEAR AFTER THE PROCLAMATION OF THE PILLAR OF SOCIAL RIGHTS, IT’S TIME TO ACT FOR CARERS: THE EU MUST ADOPT THE WORK LIFE BALANCE DIRECTIVE PROVIDING A CONCRETE RIGHT TO LEAVE FOR CARERS. The…

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31.10.2018   ENTWINE project - Recruitment of PhD students in the field of informal care »

ENTWINE project - Recruitment of PhD students in the field of informal care The ENTWINE project, a 4-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovation Training Network (ITN), funded by the EU and started as of September 2018. The aim of ENTWINE is to investigate the broad spectrum of challenges…

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17.10.2018   International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: Eurocarers launches a publication on »

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: Eurocarers launches a publication on 118 million EU citizens are still living at risk of poverty or social exclusion today. Evidence shows that informal carers are disproportionately affected by poverty and social exclusion, and that…

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