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SUSTAIN Final Conference – Short Report

On Wednesday 13th of March 2019, the Final Conference of the Horizon2020 project SUSTAIN- “Sustainable Tailored Integrated Care for Older People in Europe” took place at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels (Belgium). The programme of the conference presented the SUSTAIN project all its aspects. The research carried out within its framework was... Read more

Join the SUSTAIN Final Conference – SUstainable TAilored INtegrated Care for Older People in Europe

  To take a step forward in the development of integrated care, the cross-European research project called ‘SUSTAIN’ was initiated, which stands for ‘Sustainable Tailored Integrated Care for Older People in Europe’ ( The project was funded under Horizon 2020 from the European Commission (EC). Thirteen partners from eight European countries worked together for four... Read more

Discover the latest issue of the SUSTAIN newsletter

The SUSTAIN consortium is glad to share the seventh issue of our project newsletter. The newsletter, focused on the release of our COUNTRY REPORTS can be accessed here (including useful links and an automatic translation tool) or a PDF version may be downloaded below. Please subscribe to our newsletter to automatically receive regular updates and insights about project activities and developments. Do not forget to... Read more

Check out the SUSTAIN Country Reports!

The SUSTAIN consortium is glad to presents its SUSTAIN Country Reports. The reports present the integrated care sites participating in SUSTAIN and the different projects that were set up to support the improvement of integrated care, providing readers and stakeholders with a clear picture covering: Integrated Care state of play in the different countries; Sites’ characteristics and improvement projects;... Read more

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