Caring Is Everybody’s Business! 6th International Carers Conference on Care and Caring: Future Proofing the New Demographics, 3-6 Sept 2015 in Gothenburg, Sweden

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Conference
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Caring Is Everybody’s Business! 6th International Carers Conference on Care and Caring: Future Proofing the New Demographics, 3-6 Sept 2015 in Gothenburg, Sweden
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Carers Sweden, CarersUK and The Swedish Family Care Competence Centre
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Jana Javornik/University of Leeds

How we manage care and caring in the face of demographic change increasingly domi­nates social policy, research and practice. The 6th International Carers Conference will challenge the international community to take a fresh look at an enduring issue. The conference will focus on four key themes:Health, social care and well-being: how do modern societies and economies manage care in the face of demographic change and more mobile populations?Combining work and care: how can we support people to manage their working and caring lives, contributing to business, economic and social sustainability?Paying for care: how can we share the costs of care between the individual, family, community and the state? How can we ensure there is a vibrant market for care?Technology-enabled care and support: how can new technologies support the delivery of care, transform the lives of individuals and families and drive economic growth?