Source: Help Wanted? Providing and Paying for Long-Term Care, OECD 2011, Chapter 1, P.44.
BALANCING WORK AND CARE
In Europe, family carers account for 70 to 90% of the entire care “workforce”, most of them women.
Flexible working-hours and leave options are just two ways policymakers and employers can help keep caregivers in the workforce as long as possible.
To ease the pressure on caregivers, research and pilot initiatives suggest that flex-time and employee support for caregivers may keep them in the workplace.
UNLOCKING THE POWER OF PATIENTS: AN INTERVIEW WITH NICOLA BEDLINGTON
Nicola Bedlington, the Secretary General of the European Patient's Forum (EPF) and member of the European Steering Group talks about patient empowerment as a crucial tool for improving healthcare outcomes and system sustainability.
European Health Forum – Health in all Politics
Taking the concept of Health in All Policies to Health in All Politics.
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