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Publications

 

EASPD regularly issues studies and publications on subjects of interest to the organisation, usually themed on a policy area of interest to the organisation on access to funds.


Reports, publications and EASPD Position Papers

 

2020

  • Joint Position Paper: COVID-19 and Social Services: what role for the EU? EN
  • EASPD Snapshot Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Disability Services in Europe EN
  • Employment for all Awards Booklet EN
  • EASPD Study: "Alternatives to Public Procurement in Social Care" EN
  • EURECO Platform 2020 Forum Report : Supporting inclusive health for all EN, Easy To Read
  • EASPD Report: EASPD report: “Early Childhood Intervention in Europe – How can the EU support children with disabilities from the very first step?” EN
  • EASPD Report: Disability service in non-EU countries: state-of-play of the service provision sector in Albania, Armenia, Moldova, North Macedonia and Turkey EN

2019

 
  • Croatia Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Cyprus Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Czech Republic Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Denmark Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Estonia Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Hungary Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Luxembourg Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Portugal Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Romania Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Sweden Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • EASPD Report: Staff Matters: from care worker to enabler of change (Helsinki Conference 2019 Report) EN
  • EASPD Report: European Semester Report: Disability Support Services In The EU: A Reality Check EN
  • Executive Summary of European Semester Report: Disability Support Services In The EU: A Reality Check Report FRESRO
  • EASPD Report: How to fund quality care and support services: 7 key elements (Bucharest Conference 2019 Report) EN
  • EASPD Report: The Right to Vote for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Social Services Europe Report: ‘Third-country Social and care service professionals’ EN
  • Executive Summary of Third-Country Social and Care Service Professionals FRESITGR
  • EASPD Report: Access to Health Services for Persons with Disabilities in the EU: Review and Commentary EN
  • Executive Summary of Health Services for Persons with Disabilities in the EU: Review and Commentary Report FR
  • EASPD Report: Service Provision to People with Disabilities that are Ageing EN
  • Executive Summary of Service Provision to People with Disabilities that are Ageing Report FRNL
  • EASPD Report: Study on the Implementation of the European Accessibility Act and Web Accessibility Directive EN
  • Executive Summary of Study on the Implementation of the European Accessibility Act and Web Accessibility Directive and Web Accessibility Report FRRO
  • EASPD Report: Technology for Employment in Work Integration Social Enterprises (WISE) EN
  • Executive Summary of Technology for Employment in Work Integration Social Enterprises (WISE) Report  FRDE
  • EASPD Report: Alternatives to Public Procurement in Social Care EN
  • Executive Summary of Public Procurement in Social Care Report FRES
  • EASPD Report: The Opportunities and Barriers of Different Employment Models for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Executive Summary of The Opportunities and Barriers of Different Employment Models for Persons with Disabilities Report FRES
  • EASPD Report: Promising Practices on Support Models to Ensure the Right to Vote for All EN
  • Executive of Promising Practices on Support Models to Ensure the Right to Vote for All Report FR
  • Social Servcies Of Tomorrow Report: Inclusive Education and Co-Production EN

2018  

  • EASPD Report: The role of services in the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities EN
  • EASPD Report: Provision of social care and support services in remote rural areas EN
  • EASPD Report: The State of Disability Workforce in Europe: needs in training, qualifications and skills EN
  • EASPD and Social Servics Europe Report: Improving work-life balance through enabling social services: From service provision to decent policies EN
  • EASPD Report: Financing Needs in Social Services EN
  • EASPD and EPR Report: Study on employment models within the social economy and their role in including persons with disabilities into the labour market and society EN
  • EASPD and EPR Report: Study on employment models within the social economy and their role in including persons with disabilities into the labour market and society (Executive Summary) EN
  • EASPD Report: Self Directed Support for Service Providers: Exploring the responsibilities and options for service providers for persons with disabilities EN
  • EASPD Report: Report based on the survey on the state of play of deinstitutionalisation (DI) process across the EASPD members EN
  • EASPD and Essl Report: Digital Technologies for Service Providers 15 Innovative Practices to advance Social Care EN
  • Taskforce on Support Services of Tomorrow: Inclusive Education and Co-Production EN
  • EASPD Report :European Semester and the European Pillar of Social Rights- Support services as key players in the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights EN
  • Belgium - Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN, FR, NL
  • Germany - Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN, DE
  • Greece - Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN, EL
  • Italy - Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN, IT
  • Latvia - Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN, LT
  • Netherlands - Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities ENNL
  • Poland- Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN, PL
  • Slovenia- Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN, SI

2017

  • Austria Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN DE
  • Bulgaria Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN BG
  • Finland Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN FI
  • France Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN FR
  • Ireland Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • Lithuania Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN LT
  • Malta Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN MT
  • Slovakia Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN SK
  • Spain Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN ES
  • United Kingdom Fact Sheet on Social Care & Support Services Sector for Persons with Disabilities EN
  • EASPD 2017 Workforce Survey: More action needed to recruit young people into the social care sector EN RO ES FR BG
  • EASPD Report: Investing in Social Care and Support: A European Imperative EN
  • EASPD Report: The European Semester and Social Investment: Addressing the funding gap in social services EN
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: European Summary: EN 
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: Case of Austria: EN
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: Case of Spain: EN
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: Case of Slovakia: EN
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: Case of the UK: EN 
  • European Report on Social Dialogue Structures in Social Services (PESSIS III Project): EN
  • State of Play of Social Dialogue Structures in the Social Services Sector in the UK  (PESSIS III Project): EN
  • State of Play of Social Dialogue Structures in the Social Services Sector in Hungary (PESSIS III Project): HU
  • State of Play of Social Dialogue Structures in the Social Services Sector in Romania (PESSIS III Project): EN, RO
  • State of Play of Social Dialogue Structures in the Social Services Sector in Portugal (PESSIS III Project): EN, PT 
  • State of Play of Social Dialogue Structures in the Social Services Sector in the Slovak Republic (PESSIS III Project): EN, SL
  • Employment for All - 10 Best Practices on Employment Strategies for Persons with Disabilities: EN, FR, DE, ES, BG, RO
  • Study: Barriers to the wider deployment of person centred technology in services for persons with disabilities EN,
  • Executive Summary: Barriers to the wider deployment of person centred technology in services for persons with disabilities EN

2016

  • EASPD Report: “European Semester: Developing More Inclusive Labour Markets for All?”: EN
  • EASPD commissioned study: "The economic impact of inclusion in the open labour market for persons with disabilities"  By Prof. Stephen Beyer and Dr. Annie Beyer EN
  • Zero Project Analysis: Social Innovations in Early Childhood Intervention. Eight European case studies ready to be scaled-up: EN
2015
  • EASPD study: Unlocking the EFSI for Social Services: EN
  • EASPD booklet: Five good practices on support services and independent living: EN - FR
  • EASPD research: Care in the 21st century – expanding the social care workforce for people with disabilities: EN - SUMMARY
  • EASPD research: Initial research on in-work poverty in the social service provision sector: EN - SUMMARY
  • EASPD Report: How can the European Semester help to implement the UN CRPD: EN
  • EASPD Booklet Employment for All: 10 Best practices in employment support for persons with disabilities: EN, FR, DE
2014
  • EASPD Report: Enjoyment of rights in practice: towards the new CoE Disability Action Plan: EN
  • EASPD Report: Europe 2020 and the European Semester. Bringing Wellbeing to All?: EN
  • EASPD Research Paper: Strengthening the workforce for people with disabilities: Initial mapping across Europe: EN
2013
  • EASPD Booklet: 10 Best Practices in Employment Support for People with Disabilities, available in EN, FR, DE.
  • EASPD Roadmap on Deinstitutionalisation: EN
  • EASPD and Vlerick Business School report on HR strategy and recommendations for improving the atractiveness of the social services sector in Europe: EN
2007-2012
  • EASPD Report (2012): Users' Involvement in Social Services: Inspiring approaches to promote participation of persons with disabilities: EN - FR - DE
  • EASPD Booklet (2012): The service providers' role as human rights enablers in times of crisis: EN
  • EASPD REPORT (2011): 'Deinstitutionalization of  services for people with disabilities in Western European Countries' EN
  • EASPD Booklet on State Aid (2008) - the new general block exemption regulation: EN​
  • EASPD Report (2007): An international comparison of methods of financing employment of disadvantaged people: EN - NL
  • EASPD Booklet (2007): Funding opportunities from the EU and other public and private donour schemes: EN - NL 

 

Other key documents for EASPD's work

In order to fully understand the context upon which we work in, we wish to provide those interested with a series of useful documents from other organisations and institutions which can help to place, situate and explain the work we and our members do.

 

INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The most important document for our organisation is the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). It is upon this document that we base most of our work in Brussels. You may find it in a multitude of languages by clicking on the previous link. 

EUROPEAN LEVEL