INNOVATION in CARE. How to improve Quality of Life and Services for an ageing population?

The Urban Health Centers Europe project together with four leading networks of European authorities working in health and social care: EUROCITIES, ENSA (European Network for Social Authorities), ELISAN (European Local Inclusion and Social Action Network) and the European Covenant of Demographic Change have the pleasure to invite you to a two day event entitled "Innovation in care: How to improve quality of life and services for an ageing population? " that will take place in the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on the 18th and 19th of May 2017.

A multitude of good examples are being implemented to integrate social and health care by coordinating approaches and combining resources. This event aims to discussing how to scale up innovation and practices promoting people oriented approaches in order to bring tangible benefits for end users, help health and care systems to contain costs and to unlock business opportunities. Specific focus will be put on the efficiency of social protection systems over the life course. Successful experiences will be exchanged in the following strands: Age friendly environments; Integrated care; Smart city strategy for an ageing city. 

Making the link with the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, the Sustainable Development Goals, the challenges of cohesion policies with the Europe 2030 Strategy, leading international experts and decision makers will be invited present and discuss innovative practices and policies

Please find the provisional program attached. 

Please let us know if you have any questions regarding the conference or the registration. For more information see the website of UHCE

We are looking forward to meeting you on the 18th and 19th of May 2017.

On behalf of the conference team,
With very best regards,

Hein Raat
Project Manager Urban Health Centers Europe, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam

Mrs. Sylvie Carrega
President ELISAN Network

Manuela Lanzarin 
Chair of ENSA, Regional Minister for Social Services Veneto Region 

Anne Berit Rafoss 
Chair Urban Ageing working group EUROCITIES

Event document: 
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