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Towards a collaborative tool for informal care and voluntary assistance

23 January 2018

A collaboration between Scotland and Norway brings together experience from nursing, interaction design, psychology and project management.

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Sustainable Employment and working caregivers

04 January 2018

On 5th October 2017 the In For care partnership in Drenthe organized a seminar for stakeholders dealing with the theme of "sustainable employment and working caregivers"

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Pilot and research project on sustainable employability

21 December 2017

30 companies to participate in pilot on sustainable employability in Drenthe.

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“Naoberschap” in Drenthe

21 December 2017

The Drenthe In For Care partners have recently joined forces with Naoberloket, a valuable stakeholder’s initiative in the region that focuses on informal caregiving combined with work.

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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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In For Care meets for Kick-off

03 October 2017

43 participants from six countries met up in Grimstad, Norway for the In For Care kick-off in february.

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Workshop for developing the field of informal care

03 October 2017

At end of May, the County Council of Värmland and Värmland County Administrative Board will host a workshop in Sweden. The purpose is to provide tools, a methodology and a model for developing the fie…

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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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