EU Quality framework for Long-term care services now available online!

The European Quality framework for long-term care services is the final output of the WeDO project. It is available in 10 languages and contains:

  • Background information, including an analysis, the vision and common values of the WeDO partnership
  • Quality principles and areas of action for the quality of services for older people in need of care and assistance ; the framework is made of quality principles inspired from the Social Protection Committee 'voluntary quality framework for social services'
  • Recommendations for implementation for different target groups and at different levels, with examples of quality development, control and labelling tools
  • A methodology that explains how to implement the principles and areas of action by developing a participatory approach in a quality improvement process. This methodology is inspired from the World Health Organisation improvement cycle of the Age-friendly Cities Program and is illustrated by examples of initiatives using the participatory method
  • A list of around 30 good practices from 12 different countries and EU-wide

More information and access to all versions (10 languages, full and shorter version) here.

Sole responsibility lies with the author and the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained in the website.

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