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6th CARER+ Newsletter

This is the 6th CARER+ newsletter
CARERplus project: developing comepetences of carers to improve the quality of life of older people

Policy visits and Pilots in action

Project partners organize policy working visits for local stakeholders in 5 countries during the project lifetime, in order to support a better understanding of possible solutions of social care challenges on a local and regional scale.

We Can Change Homecare: Policy visit in Latvia

Delegations from France and Italy visited Latvian partners for exchange of best practices and state policies in the area of e-skills development for social and home care employees and seniors. Policy visit took place in Riga, Latvia from September 30 to October 2.

Read about the Latvian and Spanish exchange visit in French: Échanges politiques Lettonie – France

Exchanging Experiences: Policy visits in Romania

The Romanian Policy visit was organized by EOS on 7 - 8 October 2014. Stakeholders involved were representing  the public sector, state institutions such as the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Protection. They talked about the elderly home system in Romania, social care legislation and how  the home care system is structured nationally.

Pictures about the pilots and other events:

Events and Publications

Free Online Course: Ageing Well: Falls

Explore why people fall, discover practical methods to reduce the risk of falling and recognise when to seek expert help. This online course, starting on 24 November, lasting 4 weeks (2hrs per week) is offered by Newcastle University, UK and features video lectures.

The Social Protection Committee report on long term care

The new European Parliament's Interest Group on Carers held it's first meeting in Brussels. Gloria Ortiz, CARER+'s  project manager shared insights about the project with the panel of the Social Protection Committee.

The" style="color: #336699;font-weight: normal;text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank">International Telecare and Telehealth Conference takes place at Celtic Manor Resort, South Wales on the 17 - 18 November. This year's conference will focus around Solutions for 21st Century Care, chaired by Nick Goodwin, CEO, International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC).

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