EASPD strongly urges the European Union to develop a coordinated response to counter the social impact of the COVID-19, with a dedicated focus on the care and support needs of persons with disabilities, older persons, children, homeless people and other persons with support needs and their families.
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The European Association of Service Providers for persons with Disabilities (EASPD) welcomes the initiatives of the European Commission in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, yet, is concerned about the lack of provisions for the social care and support sector.
On 5th-6th March EASPD and its partners co-hosted the fourth annual EURECO Forum, to discuss how we can achieve inclusive healthcare services for persons with disabilities.
Today, EASPD launches its latest report: “Staff Matters: from care workers to enablers of change” which summarizes the conclusions of the Helsinki Conference “Staff Matters: Disability Workforce of Tomorrow”
Disability support service providers and Members of the European Parliament come together to commit a stronger social agenda
“Make Us Advisory Partners to Boost InvestEU’s Social Impact” says Steering Board for Social Infrastructure
On 4th December, the Steering Board for Social Infrastructure and Mr Alfred Sant MEP co-organised the European Parliament event “InvestEU & the Economy of Well-being: making the most of local know-how”.
At their international conference “Staff Matters! Disability Workforce of Tomorrow,” stresses the need to recognize the importance of support and social care staff and to invest in the future disability workforce of tomorrow
On Thursday 12th September 2019, EASPD Members from 8 different EU countries gathered in Brussels to deliver their messages on the pressing issues regarding service provision in their country and the role of the European Semester in contributing to a solution.
The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) launches its latest report: “How to fund quality care and support services: 7 key elements”.
On the 11th of June 2019 EASPD gathered experts on disability policies at a roundtable discussion taking place in New York at the United Nations