In this network, 12 universities and research centers from countries affected by the Research Unit of Personal Social Services in the London School of Economics are participating, being the coordinator José Luis Fernández. Members of the DELHA group, specifically Rosa Gómez-Redondo and Celia Fernández-Carro represent Spain in teh team 1 ‘Disability trends’ of this network.
The objective of the project is to maximize the learning of long-term care policies and the exchange of knowledge among the EU countries. In order to meet this general objective, the red evaluates, synthesizes and presents a friendly policy evidence on the following five key policy issues:
1. Disability trends
2. Reduce dependency
3. Unpaid carers
4. New models of care
5. Maximizing coordination
The last October (from 23th to 25th of October in 2017) there was a meeting of the network with three main objectives:
Firstly presents the work done to date and the study reports of each member country. In this regard, members of the DELHA group participated in the Team 1 meeting, which was led by Emily Grundy.
Secondly, to identify the key points of each of the reports and preliminary results.
Thirdly, to analyse the next steps to be carried out