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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.

The Eurocarers leaflet is available here.

Latest News

14.09.2017 "Caring for Carers" Workshop, Athens, 19 September 2017 »

The Greek Carers Network EPIONI was established in 2016 and is a member of  Eurocarers. One facet of EPIONI activities is the organisation of meetings, with the participation of…

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11.09.2017 VACANCY at Linnaeus University (Sweden): two doctoral studentships for the Sustainable Care research programme »

VACANCY at Linnaeus University (Sweden): two doctoral studentships for the Sustainable Care research programme   The Department of Health and Caring Sciences (HV) at the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Linnaeus University is looking for suitably qualified people who are highly interested and motivated…

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11.09.2017 Vacancy at Linnaeus University: Scientific coordinator/Research fellow in a EU Horizon 2020 project »

Vacancy at Linnaeus University: Scientific coordinator/Research fellow in a EU Horizon 2020 projectScientific coordinator/Research fellow (eq. Assistant professor) in the EU Horizon 2020 project Psychosocial Support for Promoting Mental Health and Well-being among Adolescent Young Carers in Europe The…

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28.08.2017 PhD Opportunities - Sustainable Care: connecting people and systems - Deadline 31 August 2017 »

PhD Opportunities - Sustainable Care: connecting people and systems - Deadline 31 August 2017The ESRC Sustainable Care Research Programme - based mainly at the Universities of Sheffield lead partner; Kings College London; and the University of Birmingham- is offering 5 funded, full-time…

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12.07.2017 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care, 6-8 November 2017, Brisbane, Australia - Call for papers open until 31 July »

1st Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care, 6-8 November 2017, Brisbane, Australia - Call for papers open until 31 JulyThe International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with the Children’s Health Queensland (CHQ) and Queensland Health’s Clinical Excellence Division, presents the 1st Asia…

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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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