12.02.2015
New Report on Developments of Long-Term CareTraining in Bremen

New Report on Developments of Long-Term CareTraining in Bremen

In summer 2014 Rolf Müller and Heinz Rothgang were commissioned by the Senator for Labour, Women's Affairs, Health, Youth and Social Affairs in Bremen, to drawn up a report on Requirements and Supply for Traineeships in Long-Term Care.

The report was commissioned owing to concerns that there is not enough training in long-term care. The objective was to consider the merits of a compensation mechanism for funding long-term care training in Bremen in order to avoid a shortage of skilled carers. Should such a measure be deemed necessary in order to forestall a shortage of trainee placements, the Bremen state government is empowered to impose a charge on care facilities to compensate for the cost of training allowances. Read more ...

21.01.2015
Call for Applications

Call for Applications

The European Campus of Excellence Summer School “The Welfare State and Inequality – Europe in the 21st Century: Dynamics of Inequality – Old and New Social Risks – Social Investment in Europe” will take place in Bremen from June 30 to July 10, 2015.

The ECE Summer School is targeted at Master and early PhD students from European universities with a social science background who work on questions related to three core topics: dynamics of inequality, old and new social risks and social investment in Europe. The application period is between February 1 and March 15, 2015. Read more ...

25.11.2014
BARMER GEK Care Report 2014 presented in Berlin

BARMER GEK Care Report 2014 presented in Berlin

This year’s report looks at the provision of dental treatment for people in need of care.

The focus of the 7th edition of the BARMER GEK Care Report is the provision of dental check-ups and treatment to people in need of long-term care (LTC). The report presents a broad overview of dental care provision for LTC receivers, describes the problems identified, outlines the most recent legislative changes in response to these problems and points to further potential for improvement. Read more ...