Common European Guidelines on the Transition from Institutional to Community Based Care

guidelines

Guidance on implementing and supporting a sustained transition from institutional care to family-based and community-based alternatives for children, persons with disabilities, persons with mental health problems and older persons in Europe.

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Toolkit on the Use of European Union Funds for the Transition from Institutional to Community Based Care

toolkitThis toolkit aims to explain how EU funds can support national, regional and local authort es in designing and implementing structural reforms aimed at facilitating the development of quality family-based and community-based alternatives to institutional care.

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The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community Based Care (EEG)

The EEG is a broad coalition gathering stakeholders representing people with care or support needs including children, people with disabilities, people experiencing mental health problems, families; as well as service providers, public authorities and intergovernmental organisations. The EEG consists of the following organisations: COFACE (Confederation of Family Organisations in the EU), EASPD (European Association of Service Providers for People with Disabilities), EDF (European

Disability Forum), ENIL/ECCL (European Network on Independent Living/European Coalition for Community Living), ESN (European Social Network), Eurochild, FEANTSA (European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless), Inclusion Europe, Lumos, Mental Health Europe, OHCHR Regional Office for Europe and UNICEF.

See www.deinstitutionalisation.com for more information on The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG).

 

Partners3

Partners:

In co-operation with UNICEF and OHCHR.