Care and support for elderly labour migrants in Belgium by David Talloen and Olivia Vanmechelen

Our ENIEC-members David Talloen and Olivia Vanmechelen wrote an article in the magazine Geron about care and support for elderly labor migrants in Belgium. The migrant workers who came to Belgium 40 to 60 years ago from Southern-Europe, Turkey and Northern Africa have a different social profile as well as different expectations to care. David Talloen and […]

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FinJap Project Initiated by Laurea UAS

by Sari Heikinnen At the beginning of August I started as a project manager in FinJap-project in Finland at Laurea University of Applied Sciences. FinJap –project is coordinated by Laurea UAS and partners are TFU Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai Japan and HAMK Häme University of Applied Sciences. Also other partners, like local service providers (public, private and […]

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Kia Goolesorkhi has moved to the Netherlands

by Kia Goolesorkhi Following rounds of discussions about the need for establishing the second base for the Health Leaders Association (HLMDI), finally during the MERH Congress in Edinburgh this May (Migration Ethnicity, Race, Health) it was decided that Kia Goolesorkhi would observe possibilities of establishing this base in Belgium (Brussels) or the Netherlands. The timing seemed very appropriate […]

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Signing of the Manifest ‘Intercultural Elderly Care’ by Gözde Duran

by Gözde Duran On September 19th, 26 organizations signed the manifest ‘Intercultural elderly care’ in Zwolle, the Netherlands.  Gözde Duran and Carolien Smits, have worked for the last 3 years in co-creation with migrant caregivers to realize cultural sensitive dementia care in one of the nursing homes in Zwolle. The migrant caregivers wanted to celebrate […]

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100% Leven. Levenslessen van 100-plussers – A Book by Yvonne Witter

100% Leven. Levenslessen van 100-plussers (100% Lives. Lives lessons from 100 years old and plus), it is a book written by Yvonne Witter that depicts 26 interviews of centenarian men and women who have shared their life lessons. The Project that started as a nice idea to develop during a holiday-time ended up as a personal project […]

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Are we too late for a divers-sensitive dementia care?

Are we too late for a divers-sensitive dementia care?” with this question Saloua Berdai, Eniec member and expert in sensitive dementia care, has challenged the participants on a workshop organized by DiversElderlyCare during the World Alzheimer’s Day, last 21 September During the session, the participants have enriched the debates and discussions with their personal and professional experiences and have […]

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Frankfurter Verband visits the Netherlands

Employees of the Frankfurter Verband, including Ute Bychovski, director of care and Fréderic Lauscher, general director visited organizations in The Hague and Delft. Looking for new ideas and inspiration. They visited the day care center of WZH Transvaal, where they were received by Desha Davies and Suzanne Koot and the care farm BuitenGewoon in Delfgauw, […]

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Organization meetings in May

Nikolett Arnold The Financial Strategy Group and the Communication Group met at the Hague on the 25th and 26th of May. The Financial Strategy group worked on several proposals that go parallel with the mission of ENIEC from 9 am to 4 pm on the first day of the two-day program. They have also searched […]

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