In the framework of the Urban Health Centers Europe project we invite you to participate to the event “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. The event will be held by UHCE together with four leading networks of European authorities working in health and social care: EUROCITIES, ENSA (European Network for Social Authorities) and ELISAN (European Local Inclusion and Social Action Network) and the European Covenant on Demographic Change.
In particular, for the purpose of the ADVANTAGE Project we invite you to participate to the ENSA working group on elderly and disability on the 19th may 2017.

The agenda of the events will be the following:



09.00 – 09.10 Welcome and opening – Ms Kerstin Seipel Nacka Municipality, coordinator ENSA elderly working group, and Ms Miljana Dejanovic, Conseil départemental du Val de Marne, coordinator ENSA disabilty working group.

09.10 – 11.45 Panel and best practice: Innovation in care- improving quality of life and services of elderly and people with disabilities in Europe
Prof Hein Raat Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Toon Voorham, University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam
Council of Europe (tbc)
European Economic and Social Committee (tbc)
SIHA, Senior international Health Association, active ageing for patients with chronic pain
Dr. E. (Elin) Koppelaar Preventing isolation of elderly (TBC)
Conseil départemental du Val de Marne: Integrated care for people with disabilities
New Salmon Group experiences: “Inspiring actions to overcome differences in ageing and culture”
Johan Warnez, den achtkanter, TRIADE (TRaining for Inclusion of Ageing people with Disabilities trough Exchange)
Regione Marche: Lucia Di Furia JA ADVANTAGE: new joint action on frailty
Provincia Autonoma di Trento: Oscar Mayora TREC e-health Platform
ISRAA Treviso - Dr.Oscar Zanutto, European Project Officer,
1.eCare innovation solutions for seniors home care digitalization

2.Habits breaking approaches for healtier lifestyles

11.45 - 12.20 Collaboration proposals:
• Prof Rens Martijn, Hogeschool Rotterdam: Proposal of Exchange to host students in ENSA Regions University of Applied Sciences R’dam
• FuturÂge: Next congress in Paris, France
• Valencia Social Services and Polibienestar of Valencia: Preparing Next ENSA General Assembly “ Social and Health challenges?, the answers of community Care

12.20 – 12.30 Conclusions and next steps - Nacka Municipality and Conseil départemental du Val de Marne

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

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