In For Care

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Meet Erica, our new Ph.D. student

29 November 2017

Erica Fredriksen is the newest addition to the In For Care team. She will be researching volunteers and informal carers with lead partner University of Agder.

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Working to help young carers in The Netherlands

21 November 2017

Young people caring for family members are a relatively invisible group, but are missing out on both school and a normal social life because of their added responsibilities.

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Dutch Caregivers Day

08 November 2017

Friday the 10th November officially marks the National Day for Caregivers in the Netherlands. 1 in 6 employees in the Netherlands combines their job with caregiving.

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Els Jonker to give keynote speech at In For Care meeting

03 October 2017

Physician known for placing young informal care on the agenda will speak and lead a discussion at the project's partner meeting in November.

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Get the Glossy!

03 October 2017

In For Care featured in magazine on innovative health projects in Drenthe.

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Building neighbourhood cohesion in Turnhout

03 October 2017

Mutual understanding and informal meeting spaces encourage informal care and voluntary assistance between diverse groups in a Belgian town.

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Workshop kickstarts In For Care in Denmark

03 October 2017

Students, volunteers, representatives from the municipality of Esbjerg and from UC SYD have held their first workshop to start the Danish part of the project In for Care.

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The role of civil society in Sweden's welfare

03 October 2017

How Sweden works with the volunteer sector to better support informal carers.

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Video: Meet the In For Care family

03 October 2017

From Scotland to Sweden, every partner in the In For Care project faces their own challenges with informal care and voluntary assistance. Learn how in this video series.

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Norway's challenges with volunteers and informal care

03 October 2017

"Dugnad" is a peculiar Norwegian word for when the community comes together to do volunteer work. But there is little tradition for dugnad in the health services.

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