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10Feb

SUSTAIN at the International Conference on Integrated Care 2017

We are glad to announce that SUSTAIN will be part of the IFIC’s 17th International Conference on Integrated Care 2017, that will take place in Dublin, Ireland 08 to 10 May 2017. The ICIC conference is organized in association with 5th World Congress on Integrated Care (WCIC5). The ICIC conference  2017, that will be dedicated... Read more
7Feb

SUSTAIN goes live: video-interviews with representatives from the sites

The project consortium has produced a series of video-interviews aimed at sharing the early experience of professionals directly involved in the implementation of the project within the SUSTAIN sites. In particular, we aimed at getting views and opinions on motivations, goals and objectives, implementation challenges and cross-countries exchenges between the SUSTAIN sites. The first round of... Read more
27Jan

Contribution from AGE PlatformEurope’s Expert, Dr. Ingrid Eyers

SUSTAIN’s partner AGE Platform Europe is an organization that promotes the interests of the 190 million citizens aged 50+ in the European Union. One of their experts representing EAHSA (European Association of Housing and Services for the Ageing), Dr. Ingrid Eyers who is a former nurse, care home manager and latterly an academic researcher with... Read more
27Jan

The Over 75 Service – Sandgate Surgery, UK

In 2015, NHS England introduced the Enhanced Service Programme, which is designed to reduce unplanned and emergency hospital admissions by improving services for vulnerable people with complex physical and/or mental health needs, who are at high risk of hospitalization. In Folkestone in the South East of England, the Sandgate Road Surgery has developed an “Over... Read more
27Jan

SUSTAIN at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

On November 16-20, 2016, the Gerontological Society of America held their Annual Scientific Meeting. This year, the meeting was held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Located on the banks of the Mississippi river, New Orleans is a major United States port and famous for its cuisine, music and festivals. The theme of this year’s meeting was... Read more
30Sep

An exchange between project sites: How care improves with teams and trust

In the current legislature, Germany has seen a battery of reform legislation addressing all aspects of long-term care: the nursing profession, their role in care, their education, their working conditions, ADL (Activities of Daily Living) and other categories that determine a person’s eligibility for LTC (Long-term Care) services, as well as better tailored care for... Read more
13Jun

SUSTAIN launches its first newsletter

Through the newsletter we will provide our subscribers with insights about SUSTAIN’s progresses and key deliverables, dissemination activities and products, meetings, and our participation through our partners in international conferences and events on Integrated Care. Please click here to read the first release of our Newsletter, featuring a welcome message by SUSTAIN’s project lead, news from... Read more