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Hondao Senior Citizen Welfare Foundation, Taiwan, visits the UK SUSTAIN site

In September 2017, the Personal Independence Programme (PIP) team and staff at Sandgate Road Surgery, one of the SUSTAIN sites in the UK, met with visitors from the Hondao Senior Citizen Welfare Foundation, Taiwan. Since its inception, Hondao has been actively championing senior citizen welfare including building respect and care across generations, providing volunteer services,... Read more

Feedback from the sites – Improvement Projects in Norway

Last November the SUSTAIN project partners met in Oslo, Norway, hosted by their project partner, the University of Oslo, to discuss the implementation progress of the improvement projects in the different sites and dissemination strategies. Norway is one of nine European countries participating in the SUSTAIN project, with two sites involved in project activities: namely, Surnadal Municipality... Read more

SUSTAIN Video-Interview series: Hietzing Hospital, Austria

We are excited to continue the SUSTAIN video-interview series with the presentation of four new interviews. This video series discusses different parts of the project implementation with professionals that work within SUSTAIN project sites. This round of interviews highlights the perspectives of three Internal Medicine nurses at Heitzing Hospital in Vienna, Austria. These partners talk about the benefits... Read more

SUSTAIN Webinar reflections – A comparison of two sites

On 4th September 2017, the very first webinar of the SUSTAIN project took place with the participation of two sites, West-Friesland in the Netherlands and Sandgate in the UK. The overall goal of this webinar was to facilitate the exchange of experience, best practices and lessons learned among sites and initiatives. In this specific webinar,... Read more

SUSTAIN at the EHMA 2017 Annual Conference ‘Health Futures’

On Tuesday 13th June, during the first day of the EHMA 2017 Annual Conference, Prof. Dr. Mirella Minkman, from Vilans (the Netherlands), had the chance to present SUSTAIN during an EU project focused session. The presentation, which is currently available for download, covered several aspects of the project and allowed the audience of the conference... Read more