Care4Carers aims to fill the gap in support provision by strengthening the position of family carers through the development of an innovative support program designed to address carers’ specific needs.
Grant Agreement Number: 2021-1-AT01-KA220-ADU-000035098
Funded by: Erasmus+ Duration: 01/02/2022 – 01/12/2023
Family carers (or informal caregivers) provide unpaid support to an aging, chronically ill, or disabled relative or friend. They provide the majority of all long-term care in Europe, with an especially heavy burden falling on women. The work of family carers is both physically and mentally demanding and often requires a complete lifestyle change and shift in priorities. Due to the nature of their work, carers find it often difficult to effectively combine care, career, and personal life, which may result in a lack of privacy, professional growth, and free time. In order to minimize the negative impacts of caregiving, well-designed support structures are needed.le difficulty to handle relationships safely and with healthy approaches.
Care4Carers aims to help family (informal) carers combine family care work with their professional career by strengthening their position through the development of an innovative support program designed to address carers’ specific needs.
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