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38 project(s) found with Tags: Health and Care Programme

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Supporting INclusive development of community-based long-term CARE services through multi-stakeholder participatory approaches

2020-11-01 - 2023-10-31

InCARE will contribute to a coherent approach to the development of LTC policy and care services at local and regional level by establishing socially innovative and participatory decision-making processes bringing together multiple stakeholders.

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European policy options for long-term care

2021-02-04 - 2021-10-31

This study, coordinated by EFTHEIA and CEPS (Belgium), is setting out to fill some knowledge and analytical gaps in the area of LTC in order to support the identification of policy relevant problems and related options with a view to future EU initiative on access and quality of LTC, as well as how to better support informal carers.

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SWaPOL Social work and policing

2018-11-01 - 2021-02-28

Exchange, cooperation and mutual trust between social workers and police officers are needed in better fostering social inclusion of marginalised people in public places. A joint training will be developed, to be integrated at schools of social work and in the police force.

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Situation Analysis of children and adolescents in Croatia

2020-04-14 - 2021-02-28

UNICEF’s Situation Analysis guides national institutions in promoting human development and fulfilment of human rights. Here, we use it to assess the progress, challenges and opportunities to achieve children’s and adolescents’ rights and their wellbeing in Croatia.

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Contracting for quality in long-term care in Europe

2020-02-13 - 2021-02-28

The project addressed policies and practices in procuring, commissioning and contracting long-term care services with a view to quality assurance and the choice of providers based on the best price-quality ratio.

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Distributional impact of asset contributions to residential care (Pflegeregress) in Austria

2019-06-01 - 2020-12-31

Following the abolishment of the asset contribution from users of residential care (Pflegeregress), this study aims to demonstrate the impact of this measure across the income and wealth distribution in Austria, as well as the impact of alternative funding mechanisms.

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Feasibility Study for the programme “Reforming child protection systems: strengthening children’s rights”

2020-06-01 - 2020-12-31

This study will analyse the current child protection policies in Albania, Armenia, Belarus, North Macedonia and Ukraine and evaluate how a new SOS Children’s Villages Worldwide regional programme will contribute to the human rights of children in these countries.

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Better Regulation Guidelines

2017-08-17 - 2020-12-31

Better Regulation Guidelines ensure that EU policies and laws are prepared in a transparent manner, informed by best available evidence and backed by comprehensive involvement of stakeholders to achieve the objectives at minimum cost.

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Determinants of use of care in Slovenia and Austria

2017-06-13 - 2020-11-11

European countries rely heavily on the family for the provision of long-term care (LTC). Using the different institutional settings of Austria and Slovenia, we explore determinants of care use, both in terms of type of care and tasks provided.

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Developing a conceptual model to address gender in long-term care

2019-10-01 - 2020-02-20

Gender has an important influence on how needs for long-term care arise, evolve, are experienced and addressed. This project aimed to develop a conceptual framework to address the gender dimension in LTC for the WHO Europe region.

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Support to the Slovenian authorities with the implementation of an integrated system for long-term care (LTC) in Slovenia

2018-05-17 - 2019-12-17

The European Centre developed and implemented monitoring and evaluation tools to contribute to the implementation of an integrated system for long-term care in Slovenia.

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Support for better social services for the most vulnerable groups in Kosovo

2017-04-01 - 2019-10-31

The project contributed to the effective transformation of the social service system in Kosovo by focusing on improved quality, availability and sustainability of local social and community-based service delivery for children and vulnerable people living at social risk.

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Deinstitutionalisation in Hungary

2019-02-01 - 2019-10-01

This project provided support to DG EMPL in the assessment of the calls for proposals and selected projects in the context of programmes to transform institutional care to community-based services (deinstitutionalisation) in Hungary.

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European day of persons with disabilities: Rapporteur

2018-11-30 - 2019-02-15

The annual European Conference on the Day of Persons with Disabilities is part of the EU’s efforts to promote the mainstreaming of disability issues and to raise awareness of the challenges faced by persons with disabilities. The European Centre acted as Rapporteur.

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Towards a rights-based approach in long-term care

2017-02-02 - 2019-02-02

The interest in a human rights-based approach resulted in the development of this index to monitor policies related to care and support of older people and to assess the extent to which countries protect and enforce the rights of older people.

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A new framework for integrating health services delivery and long-term care

2016-12-15 - 2019-01-31

This project addressed the multiple challenges at the interfaces between health systems and long-term care (LTC) to develop recommendations and solutions with improved outcomes in terms of quality of care from a patient’s perspective, effectiveness, efficiency and equity.

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Assessing the motivation, expectations and preferences of medical residents

2018-01-01 - 2018-06-30

The European Centre carried out a survey and organized focus groups amongst residents in general medicine and pediatrics to assess their motivation, expectations and preferences to work in primary care in the Vienna region of Austria.

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Reviewing methods for the economic evaluation of eHealth

2017-11-15 - 2018-06-15

The European Centre reviewed methods for the economic evaluation of eHealth, identified methodological challenges as well as potential solutions. An analysis of eHealth applications across Europe also looked at related decision-making processes.

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WHO report men’s health

2018-04-25 - 2018-05-17

Taking a gender perspective on the health status and its determinants among European men, this report includes the effect of retirement on health, the living arrangements of older men, the role of men as informal carers and the issues of loneliness, social isolation and health.

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The role of performance indicators within the framework of the National Quality Certificate

2016-08-04 - 2017-12-31

About 40 Austrian care homes have attained a certification by the Austrian National Quality Certificate. The assessment of results has been one of the major challenges for care home managers and external auditors. 

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Survey on working conditions of the long-term care workforce in Austria

2016-10-01 - 2017-12-31

To ensure the sustainability and efficacy of long-term care systems, it is paramount to have a well-qualified, motivated and healthy workforce. Having a good picture of the present working conditions of the long-term care workforce helps to anticipate future needs.

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WHO – Conceptual note on long-term care and universal health coverage

2017-12-04 - 2017-12-29

Taking the universal health coverage (UHC) pledge that is part of the Sustainable Development Goals as a starting point, this project aimed to develop a conceptual note that reflects on how UHC can be extended to long-term care and the policy implications deriving from that.

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Social situation monitor

2013-04-03 - 2017-03-31

To identify socio-economic groups at disadvantage and in need to be targeted by policies, we analysed living conditions and their determinants, e.g. income, wealth, poverty, taxes and benefits, access to health, long-term care, social mobility, social inclusion.

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Mobilising the potential of active ageing in Europe

2013-03-01 - 2017-02-28

MOPACT provided the research and practical evidence upon which Europe can begin to make longevity an asset for social and economic development.

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Community care for people living with dementia in Europe

2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31

The study developed a framework for community care for people with dementia which emphasises the dynamics of care and support needs in the course of the disease and discusses the resulting shifts of roles and interaction between different stakeholders.

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Innovating health and social care in rural areas

2016-03-02 - 2016-09-30

The European Centre prepared a background paper to be presented at a capacity-building workshop for local stakeholders in Krivogaštani (6-7 June 2016) to advance the development of innovative projects in rural Macedonia.

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Gender and social class inequalities in active ageing

2016-01-01 - 2016-06-01

The project focused on socio-economic inequalities in the ability to actively age (AA) and investigated the links between the unequal distribution of resources needed to lead a fulfilling life and AA achievement in European countries.

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Comparative study of family care leave policies and legislation

2015-11-23 - 2016-05-31

In a project to improve the framework conditions for employed relatives providing care in Switzerland, the European Centre carried out an in-depth analysis of good practices in other countries and developed a framework for the analysis of (typical) care leave models.

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Make or buy?

2014-01-24 - 2015-12-31

The project provided policy lessons and mutual learning opportunities on the introduction of market mechanisms in long-term care and their outcomes for users, quality of care, management of care markets and quality management systems.

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Social innovations promoting active and healthy ageing

2014-06-25 - 2015-12-31

With the objective of extending healthy life years across the EU, the project developed, tested, surveyed and catalogued social innovations that will have a solid impact on improving the quality of life and well-being of older people.

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Long-term care markets and integrated care

2014-07-14 - 2015-12-31

The study explored to what extent integrated care of older people has been achieved in a context of market-oriented governance promoting competition and user choice, and how different stakeholders are coping with related challenges.

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‘Good care’ from the perspective of care workers

2014-10-28 - 2015-12-31

This study identified key factors of quality in long-term care delivery and potential improvements of working conditions from the perspective of care professionals in all settings of long-term care in Austria.

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Impacts of the crisis on access to health care services in Portugal

2014-01-17 - 2014-12-31

In the wake of the economic and financial crisis, public spending cuts on healthcare services have been widespread, with important consequences for access to care and potentially on population health. Funded by Eurofound, this project seeks to examine how access to healthcare has evolved as a result of the crisis, and in particular which groups within the population have been disproportionately affected.

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Evaluating care across borders

2010-05-02 - 2013-10-30

This project explored five aspects of cross-border health care: provisions with regard to the continuing quality of health professionals; treatment pathways; the content and scope of medical records; medical prescribing; and the reporting of quality in both health and long-term care. It also looked at three areas where there is existing cross-border activity, namely between hospitals in border areas, in the field of telemedicine, and with patients travelling across border to seek dental treatment.

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Novel policy framework for active, healthy and dignified ageing and provision of health and long term care services

2011-12-31 - 2013-02-28

This project carried out a diagnosis of key policy areas for development in active and heatlhy ageing for the Czech Republic, as well as possible interventions, building on the Active Ageing Index and selected good practices across Europe.

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Active Ageing Index

2012-02-21 - 2012-12-31

The index measures the extent to which older people can realise their full potential in terms of total and healthy life expectancy, participation in the economy, in social and cultural life and in terms of independent living.The project team also analyses the gap between the actual situation and an ideal state, where the latter would be based on empirical observations of best performing countries.

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Health systems and long-term care for older people in Europe

2008-11-17 - 2012-02-28

The results of this project will help people in Europe who work with and represent older people in need of long-term care (LTC). Health and social care professionals, policy makers, people from administrative agencies, and people working in non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are inspired to work towards integrated systems of LTC as well as to improve planning and delivery of services for frail older people at the interfaces between formal and informal care, and between social and health care.

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ICT-based solutions for caregivers

2011-01-21 - 2012-01-21

The main goal of CARICT was to investigate the potential impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on informal carers of older people living in the community (e.g. relatives and friends) as well as on paid assistants employed by private households.

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