A Study on Diversity-Mainstreaming of Elderly Care in the Netherlands

Written by Hanna Carlsson In the Netherlands, like many other immigration countries, diversity-mainstreaming policies have become common. The goal of diversity-mainstreaming policies is that health and social care services are inclusive to people from all cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. While the idea behind policies can be good, the question is how they impact people […]

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ENIEC Members Present Research at ESA Ageing in Europe Midterm Conference 2021

Written by Hanna Carlsson From the 20th to the 22nd of January, ENIEC members Hanna Carlsson, Eva Rönkkö and Susanna Lehtovaara participated in an online conference on Ageing in Europe. The conference was hosted by the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research on Ageing and Care, the European Sociological Association (ESA) […]

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Watch the interview with Anndeloris Chacon

written by Nikolett Arnold CoProduce Care, an association for carers, interviewed Anndeloris Chacon, our Eniec member from Bristol. CoProduce has a Youtube Channel where they share the Chatforcare interviews, and they completed the interview as part of Carers week in Bristol. If you listen to the interview you can find out all about Bristol Black […]

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Caregivers and Volunteers Call Frail Elderly, “Corona-isolation is a problem”

Translation of the article on: https://www.pharos.nl/nieuws/zorgverleners-en-vrijwilligers-bellen-met-kwetsbare-ouderen-corona-isolement-is-een-probleem/  by Jennifer van den Broeke “We call many of our elderly. For them it is a confusing and incomprehensible time,” says Simone. She a nurse practitioner in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For caregivers and volunteers who work with older people this is a difficult period. Visiting is no longer possible […]

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anbi status

In  2019, ENIEC has been designated as a public welfare institution entitled to have the Tax-deductible certificate ( Algemeen nut beogende instelling – ANBI statutes in Dutch). The ANBI status certificate is a non-profit tax designation issued in the Netherlands by the Tax Office (Belastingdienst) and it is provided to organizations, which meet specific criteria as—transparency […]

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Unique research invalidates myths about dementia care for the elderly having a migration background

written by Saloua Berdai Chaouni Diverse Elderly Care combines for the first time the vision of the elderly, caregivers and professional caregivers in one study.   With the results of four years of research, Saloua Berdai Chaouni and Ann Claeys refute current opinions and representations about (dementia) care for older adults with a migration background. […]

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Roy Wesenhagen ENIEC Member for Age-Friendly Hague

by Roy Wesenhagen Today was another inspiring day. I had a very engaging meeting with 7 active members of the German parliament The ‘Bundestages’ representing CDU/CSU, FDP, SPD, BÜNDNIS 90/ Die GRÜNEN and DIE LINKE. We were able to share knowledge and experiences about age-friendly environments. With underlying themes such as #aging, #accessibility, #mobility, #welfare, […]

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Eniec members in the Conference “Care for and social well-being of older migrants”

Next year on the 19th of February five of our ENIEC members will contribute to a conference in Leiden, The Netherlands, which is organised by Imiscoe, a European network of scholars of migration and integration with a focus on comparative research. The theme of this conference is ‘Care for and social well-being of older migrants’. Hanna […]

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