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EUROCARERS is the European network representing informal carers and their organisations, irrespective of the particular age or health need of the person they are caring for. 

Our aim is to advance the issue of informal care at both national and EU levels by:

  • Raising awareness of the significant contribution made by carers to health and social care systems and the economy as a whole, and of the need to safeguard this contribution;
  • Ensuring that EU and national policies take account of carers, i.e. promote social inclusion of carers, the development of support services for carers, enable them to remain active in paid employment and maintain a social life.

Eurocarers defines a carer as a person who provides unpaid care to someone with a chronic illness, disability or other long lasting health or care need, outside a professional or formal framework.


05.11.2015 La Biennale des Aidants, 10 December 2015_Paris »

La Biennale des Aidants, 10 December 2015_Paris The Eurocarers new French member - Association Française des aidants- is glad to inform you about their next national carer’s conference : la Biennale des Aidants, organized in Paris on…

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02.11.2015 Eurocarers-joins-the-action-plan-‘Active-Ageing-through-Falls-Prevention’ »

Eurocarers-joins-the-action-plan-‘Active-Ageing-through-Falls-Prevention’ Last October, 17 European organisations of professionals in health and social care issued a joint commitment to promote active ageing through falls prevention. In a joint action plan these organisations…

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22.10.2015 European Parliament Interest Group on Carers-20 October 2015 »

European Parliament Interest Group on Carers-20 October 2015The European Parliament Interest Group on Carers met on 20th October and addressed the topic ‘Carers in the European Semester Process’.   Long-term care is increasingly becoming…

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21.10.2015 Meeting entitled “Treating Psychosis with Dignity”_Press Release »

Meeting entitled “Treating Psychosis with Dignity”_Press ReleaseThe meeting entitled “Treating Psychosis with Dignity”, held on 13th October 2015, was attended by a large number of trainees, students, mental health service users, relatives of…

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FINAL JOINT STATEMENT ON INCONTINENCE and CONTINENCE CARE AT HOME AND IN THE COMMUNITYAs a result of the round table meeting held on 1 July 2015, representatives of pan-European patient and civil society groups have adopted a Final Joint Position Statement on Incontinence and the provision…

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Eurocarers Members

Member organisations can be located on the map by clicking on the markers.

Alternatively, view the Membership List page to see organisations and contact details ordered by country.

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