- European Commission - EU policy initiatives on public health, DG for Health and Consumers
- European Commission - EU policy process on health and long-term care, DG Employment and Social Affairs
- MISSOC - Social Protection in the EU Member States and the European Economic Area
- EMA - European Medicine Agency
- Eurofound - European Foundation for the improvement of living and working conditions
- OSHA - European Agency for Health and Safety at Work
- WHO - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- World Health Organisation WHO Geneva - Ageing and life course webpage
- WHO Regional Office for Europe - Ageing webpage
- WHO - “Active Ageing, a policy framework” (April 2002)
- WHO - “Towards age-friendly primary health care” (2004)
- WHO - The prevention of elder abuse
- EPHA - European Public Health Alliance
- MHE - Mental Health Europe
- INPEA - International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
- EUGMS- European Union Geriatric Medicine Society
- EHMA - The European Health Management Association
- EuroHealthNet - a European Network of Health Promotion Agencies
- EFN - European Federation of Nurses Associations
- CPME - Standing Committee of European Doctors of the European Union
- PGEU - Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (Community pharmacists)
- HOPE - European Hospital and Healthcare Federation
- EHTEL - European Health and Telematics Association
- AIM - Association Internationale de la Mutualité
- ESIP - European Social Insurance Platform
- Eurocarers - The European association working for carers
- EPF - The European Patients' forum
- Alzheimer Europe
- CHANCE - Community Health Management to Enhance Behaviour (Dec. 2007-Nov. 2009)
The project, funded by the EU-programme GRUNDTVIG / “Lifelong Learning Programme”, seeks to enhance the knowledge about a healthy lifestyle and its implementation in everyday life in each EU country according to resources and by means of community health management.
- The EUROFAMCARE project (Janv. 2003-Dec. 2005)
A European review of the situation of family carers of elderly people in relation to the existence, familiarity, availability, use and acceptability of supporting services... and any (other) supporting measures / ideas / concepts /...
The objective of this project was to forecast the living arrangements of people aged 75+ in the next thirty years. It resulted in an estimate of their needs, through an evaluation of the future demand for nursing homes and for informal and formal care.
- CARMEN - Care and Management for Older People in Europe Network (2001-2004)
The CARMEN project, under the leadership of EHMA ([the European Health Management Association undertook a 3-year cross-national comparison of methods for integrated care, which included methods of assessment and service delivery, new methods of planning care provisions, monitoring, and management of care performance and methods of network co-ordination. In its work the CARMEN project closely examined the fragmentation, common to all the countries involved, which exist between care segments, i.e. acute care, long-term care, social care, housing and welfare.
- OASIS, Old Age Autonomy
It was focused the role of Service Systems and Intergenerational family Solidarity - to deepen the understanding of the interplay between family culture, intergenerational relations, and service systems and their impact on elder's autonomy and quality of life. This research project is built upon a partnership between institutions and researchers from Germany, Israel, Norway, Spain, and the United Kingdom, coordinated by The Center for Research and Study of Aging at the University of Haifa, Israel.
- Care Work in Europe - Current understanding and future directions (2001-2005)
This project was a European-wide research study to provide information and ideas for the future of care services. The project seeks to improve the quality of care work and increase employment opportunities, reducing gender inequalities and raising its occupational status.
- Dignity and Older Europeans (2002-2004)
an international research project which brings together a range of academics, clinicians, and user groups to explore the concept of dignity in the lives of Older Europeans. The project spans 3 years until December 2004 and involves 8 partners from 6 European countries including UK, France, Ireland, Spain, Sweden and Slovakia.
- HealthPROelderly-project (April 2006-December 2008)
The overall aim of the healthPROelderly-project is to promote health promotion for older people through producing evidence based guidelines with recommendations – on EU, national and local levels – for potential actors in this field. It began on 1 April 2006 and runs until 31 December 2008.
- Healthy Ageing Project (2004-2007)
Co-funded by the European Commission, this project aimed to promote healthy ageing among people aged 50 years and over. It has involved ten countries, WHO (World Health Organisation), AGE (The European Older People's Platform) and Eurohealthnet.
- C.A.S.A - Care Assistants Agency Search (2008-2010)
CASA is a European project supported by the European Fund for the Integration of Third-country Nationals Community Actions.It addresses the increasing need for long term and quality care of older people and people with disabilities by facilitating and supporting the integration of third countries nationals in the EU. The aim is to improve the quality of care of people in need and help immigrants, in particular women, find better jobs and facilitate their social and economic integration into European Society.The partnership will model an Agency to marry the increasing demand for long term carers with the supply of workers from third countries. The Agency model will be tested in 3 EU Member States (Germany, Italy and Greece) with the long term objective of being transferred across the EU.
- The project SBAP - “To educate staff who will be employed on day care centers on social care and activities” (2010)
This project is funded and supported by the European Union and run by the Presidency of Social Solidarity and the Cooperation Foundation- İzmir. It seeks to contribute in the employment of unemployed women and in sustainable development and to enhance the communal sensibility as to provide qualified life standards for the elderly people.
- PREDICT - Increasing the participation of the Elderly in clinical trials (Feb. 2008 - June 2010)
- AIR - Adressing Inequalities Interventions in Regions (Nov. 2009-April 2012)
The main objective of this project is to identify the best practices and policies developped to reduce the inequalities in primary care settings in European regions. It includes 30 partners and represents 14 Countries. The AIR teal will provide examples of interventions aimed to reduce health inequalities in primary care, taking into account their efficiency, cost, target population. ONce the best practices have been identified and analyzed, recommendations will be made to decision makers.
- EHLE - Empowering Health Learning for Elderly (2008-2009)
EHLE Project aims at improving skills and competences of professionals working with elderly people, by creating innovative training models; it is also intended to share knowledge and experiences between partners in order to obtain wide-scope results in the field of lifelong learning for elderly; finally, these results will be implemented through the production and distribution of training material and training aids on the territory. EHLE Project is funded by the European Commission under Lifelong Learning Programme - Grundtvig.
- ANCIEN - Assessing needs of care in European nations (2009-2013)
ANCIEN is a research project financed under the 7th EU Research Framework Programme. The project includes 20 partners from EU member states. It concerns the future of long-term care for the elderly in Europe. The questions we ask in ANCIEN are 1) How will need, demand, supply and use of LTC develop? 2) How do different systems of LTC perform? The project proceeds in consecutive steps of collecting and analysing information and projecting future scenarios on long term care needs, use, quality assurance and system performance. State of the art demographic, epidemiologic and econometric modelling will be used to interpret and project needs, supply and use of long term care over future time periods for different long term care systems.
- Common Well - Common Platform services for Ageing Well in Europe (Oct. 2008 - Oct. 2011)
- Renewing Health - Regions for Europe working together for health (Feb. 2010-Sept. 2012)
Renewing Health aims to imporve health services in Europe to the increasing number of patients suffering from chronic conditions, her ein particular Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease and chronic lung problems. The goal is to demonstrate that telehealth based services improve quality of life, enable patient involvement and empowerment while optimising the use of resources in health provision. 9 regions in Europe have joined forces to implement real-life test beds on a large-scale for a rigorous common validation and evaluation of innovative telemedicine services with a patient-centered approach.
- CARICT - ICT based solutions for caregivers (Dec. 2010- Dec. 2011)