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The European voice for informal carers

The healthcare ‘maze’ can be difficult to navigate, especially for older multimorbid patients.

Informal carers, like children and spouses, are often left responsible to manage their loved one's appointments and medications.

ESCAPE is working to streamline this. 💙❤️

Talleres que se enmarca dentro del proyecto @EuropeIncare un EaSI @EU_Commission y socios de 5 regiones europeas 🇦🇹 🇧🇪 🇪🇸 🇲🇰🇳🇱 en una apuesta por promover enfoques participativos, innovadores e integrados de la política de atención a largo plazo. #InCARE https://incare.euro.centre.org/

Here it is a brief and interesting survey on long-term care (#LTC) from @EuropeIncare. The questionnaire targets all citizens, covering experiences of and attitudes towards LTC services. Recommended to fill in and help research in the field! @EuroCentre_SWPR @Eurocarers_info https://twitter.com/EuropeIncare/status/1442423516997906441

🧾New article from C. Simmons & R. Rodrigues, with M. Szebehely (@Stockholms_univ)!Read the article: “#Workingconditions in the #ltc sector:A comparative study of #migrant & #native workers in 🇦🇹 & 🇸🇪 in the journal Health & Social Care in the Community: https://bit.ly/3o52Eaa

Un estudi de #CAPSBE publicat a @IJERPH_MDPI evidencia la necessitat de noves estratègies que incloguin qualitat, atenció accessible i proximitat per a donar oportunitats efectives als cuidadors més vulnerables.
➡️https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/21/11588/htm
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EUROCARERS is the European network representing informal carers and their organisations, irrespective of their age or the particular health and care 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 – usually – unpaid care to someone with a chronic illness, disability or other long lasting health or care need, outside a professional or formal framework.

Eurocarers is involved in the following projects

Last Updated on October 21, 2021

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