Neighbourhood-focused Care and Older Migrants

by Hanna Murray-Carlsson In the project Diversity in Elderly Care, dr. Roos Pijpers and Eniec member Hanna Carlsson are researching how neighbourhood-focused work influences how older migrants gain access to care. The policy of neighborhood-focused work is based on the assumption that services are more accessible if they are geographically close. We recently published our […]

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A Research to the Housing Needs and Wishes of Turkish and Moroccan Immigrants in Rotterdam

by Sanne Geers, Stichting Ouderenhuisvesting Rotterdam (SOR) Rotterdam is the multicultural city of the Netherlands with around 170 different nationalities. This can lead to a large diversity of needs, for example in ​​housing needs en wishes. As a categorical housing corporation, SOR is for all the elderly, and specifically for the vulnerable elderly. Vulnerable refers […]

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Position Paper on What ENIEC Stands for

Following the discussion of our Annual Meeting in Bristol, we are glad to follow you the link to the Eniec Position Paper, formerly called Policy paper. This document aims to strengthen our individual voice and position and depict what ENIEC stands for. The document can be used by members at their individual jobs, to recruit new members or to promote […]

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Researching Intercultural Competence of Medical Students: Erika Marek in Nicosia

written by Erika Marek Dr Erika Marek, senior lecturer represented our department and gave oral presentation at the 2nd International Congress of Health Workforce Education and Research organized by the European University Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus between 9th – 10th May 2019. The title of the presentation: Medical students’ self-assessed level of intercultural competence: first results of […]

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On the Frontline of Migration: University of Pécs Training with WHO in Bosnia

 written by Nikolett Arnold On 26 and 27 of March 2019 the team of the Univeristy of Pécs Medical School Migration Health Programs carried out a short training on the health aspects of migration. The event was organized jointly by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Federal Ministry of Health of Bosnia with partial funding […]

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The YelloButterfly Project

  We at YelloButterfly Communications® would like to introduce the Award winning Voice Letter and Record and Learn re-recordable devices, aimed at bridging the gap between the Literate and the pre-Literate worlds. These are designed to support individuals of all ages, cultures and Learning abilities. The Voice Letter and the Record and Learn units are […]

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A Summary of the Dementia Workshop of AM2019

by Jennifer van der Broeke Dementia is one issue that is of importance in the city of Bristol. It also is a topic many members of ENIEC have expertise in from a great variety of angels. Some members are informal caregivers, some teach students who will become carers in the dementia field, and others are […]

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Presentation of Kristel Logghe

Kristel Logghe introduced the Live Online Learning method in her social dynamics activity where at first she introduced the idea then we were able to test the program and its features with an online correspondent. This platform can be seen as bridging the gap between trainings and participants as a whole course can be offered […]

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Music & Memory, music as medicine

by Manon Bruinsma With the help of a headphone, an MP3player and a personalised playlist, it is possible to give older people access to the musical favorites of their past. The relaxing and comforting aspect of your own favorite music takes away anxiety and lessens depression and apathy. For those older people stuck in a […]

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Presentation of Helen Holland

Helen Holland presented the vision of Bristol City Council about care for an elderly population as they are experiencing a crisis in that area right now and it is time for action. She introduced a three-tier system and the pathway of care necessary in the process of ageing. The Better Lives project is already a […]

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