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EASPD's summer reading suggestions for you!

07-07-2020

Check out EASPD's latest and most relevant reports for your dose of food for thought during your summer break!

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The European Care Certificate has a new website!

07-07-2020

The European Care Certificate (ECC) is a European-wide qualification developed by EASPD together with organisations active in the social sector from 17 countries. They are still looking for more countries to join them!

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Together we can do more for adult education practitioners!

07-07-2020

The ALL IN! Erasmus + partnership has launched the “Help practitioners to succeed in achieving inclusive adult education” manifesto to provide recommendations for policymakers in achieving the inclusion of persons with disabilities in education and training settings.

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EASPD webinars connecting and supporting service providers worldwide

02-07-2020

The Covid-19 pandemic startled the world in early March as it abruptly distorted the way we conducted our day to day lives. Without much warning, we were forced to stay indoors to guarantee the safety of ourselves and others.

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Europe needs to care more about care

30-06-2020

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) published a report to analyse the position of women in social care services, both as providers and users.

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Working together to improve best access to Justice for People with Disabilities

30-06-2020

On 28th May, The Just for All project organised an international webinar that discussed the needs and the way forward to ensure more equal justice systems in Europe.

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SURVEY: Usage of Telehealth Services by Health Professionals during the "Coronavirus" Outbreak

29-06-2020

This survey launched by Beit Issie Shapiro in Israel is aimed at health professionals all around the world to find out how they adapted their services since the Covid-19 outbreak.

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OECD Health Policy Studies: Who Cares? Attracting and Retaining Care Workers for the Elderly

29-06-2020

The COVID-19 crisis is striking social services with full force. The long-term care (LTC) sector is even more affected because of the large numbers of deaths and sick people in long-term homes as well as the exposure of LTC workers to infections. However, this pandemic is also highlighting LTC’s structural problems in terms of insufficient staffing, poor working conditions and career prospects, insufficient skills, and poor wages, all of which have an impact on quality of care and safety.

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Vacancy: E-Learning Officer

26-06-2020

EASPD is looking for an E-learning Officer to join their team in Brussels, starting no later than September.

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Co-financing residential care for older people: models and equity implications

26-06-2020

Across Europe many older people in need of greater care and support are cared for at home; however, the majority of public and private expenditure is spent on residential care. For individuals level, out-of-pocket payments (OPP) can represent a sizeable share of an individual’s income. In most European countries, OPPs for residential care are income-related, but in some instances, assets or even relatives’ financial resources may be taken into consideration for the calculation of OPPs.

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