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EUROCARERS est le réseau européen qui représente les aidants informels ainsi que leurs organisations, quel que soit leur âge ou les problèmes de santé de la personne dont ils prennent soin.

L’objectif d’EUROCARERS est de faire progresser le statut des aidants informels et de contribuer à leur reconnaissance tant au niveau européen que national.

Nos activités visent donc à:

  1. Sensibiliser à l’importante contribution des aidants aux systèmes sociaux et de soins de santé ainsi qu’à l’économie, et à la nécessité de préserver cette contribution;
  2. Assurer que les politiques nationales et de l’UE prennent en compte l’intérêt des aidants, c.-à-d. promeuvent leur inclusion sociale, le développement de services de soutien leur étant destinés, leur permettent de garder une vie professionnelle active et rémunérée ainsi qu’une vie sociale.

Eurocarers définit un aidant informel comme une personne qui prodigue des soins non rémunérés à une personne souffrant d’une maladie chronique, d’un handicap ou tout autre besoin de santé, et ce en dehors d’un contexte formel ou professionnel.

Latest News

06.12.2017 JOINT STATEMENT - Call to support swift progress on Work-Life Balance Directive at EPSCO Council »

JOINT STATEMENT - Call to support swift progress on Work-Life Balance Directive at EPSCO Council On 26 April 2017, the European Commission proposed a Directive to “support work-life balance for parents and carers”, a topic that will be on the agenda of the upcoming EPSCO Council of…

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20.11.2017 Universal Children’s Day: young carers deserve full enjoyment of their rights! »

Universal Children’s Day: young carers deserve full enjoyment of their rights!Today the international community celebrates Universal Children’s Day. The 20th of November also marks the anniversary of the date when the UN General Assembly adopted both the Declaration and the…

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19.10.2017 Launch of a White Paper on Informal Carers of People with Cancer by ECPC and Eurocarers »

Launch of a White Paper on Informal Carers of People with Cancer by ECPC and EurocarersEuropean Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) and Eurocarers presented the new White Paper on Informal Carers of People with Cancer, at the event hosted by MEP Heinz Becker (EPP, Austria). The…

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18.10.2017 It is time for Italy to demonstrate it cares for its carers »

It is time for Italy to demonstrate it cares for its carersEUROCARERS - the European network representing informal carers and their organisations – very much welcomes the Italian Senate’s intention to examine a law proposal aiming to address the needs…

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02.10.2017 Mastercard Relaunch your Career Programme »

Mastercard Relaunch your Career ProgrammeEurocarers has been contacted by Mastercard in relation to an interesting initiative they are implementing, that might be relevant for carers: the “Relaunch your career” programme. Designed…

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

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