IFIC’s Ageing and Frailty SIG collaboration at ICIC24

IFIC’s Ageing and Frailty SIG collaboration at ICIC24

IFICs Ageing & Frailty SIG was delighted to collaborate in an excellent interactive session organised with Albert Alonso and the Laurel consortium – a new EU HORIZON-funded project that aims to create actionable policies and training tools to support high-quality integrated long-term care across Europe.

Sofia Santos Nunes, Age Platform Europe (AGE),  highlighted their Rethinking Care position paper  and toolkit to deliver impactful advocacy on long term care as a human right.​

Giulia Lanfredi from Eurocarers reminded us of the vital role of informal carers and the need to view them as equal partners.  Delegates discussed their experience of challenges in access to long term care, particularly for disadvantaged groups; how we can tackle ageism and ableism as a society; and shared ideas to enhance workforce capacity including supporting informal carers to continue in their role.

Pictured is the workshop team from IFIC, AGE, Eurocarers and the Laurel consortium.

You can read a summary of the workshop here

For more information and updates check out the website at www.laurelproject.eu

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