Ad-PHS project: Position Paper on Improving the working conditions of PHS workers

Demand for Personal and Household Services (both care and non-care services) is growing rapidly in Europe, particularly in response to the ageing population. However, domestic workers continue to be exposed to bad working conditions, exacerbated by a lack of state regulation and monitoring procedures at a local level. As a result, the Advancing Personal and […]

NOT GOODBYE BUT SEE YOU AROUND

The Ad-PHS project is ending in December 2020.  The website and the event webpage of the final conference will remain open for you to be able to access them even after the end of the project. Don’t hesitate to keep visiting them to download our materials and learn more about what we have achieved in the last two years! […]

Don’t miss the Ad-PHS Final Conference

After two years of work, the Advancing Personal and Household Services (Ad-PHS) project reached its end, so it is time to discuss its results. Go to the website of the final conference to discover the programme and start registering to the event https://event.ad-phs.eu/ During the event, it will be possible to dive into the importance […]

Save the Date! The Final Conference of Ad-PHS will be held remotely on the 10th of December

SAVE THE DATE! After two years of work, the Advancing Personal and Household Services (Ad-PHS) project reached its end, so it is time to discuss its results. The final conference will be held remotely on the 10th of December of 2020 from 14.00 to 17.15 Find here the registration linkhttps://us02web.zoom.us/…/tZcsdO2uqD4qHtDyI680hyZQYN1kF… During the event, it will […]

Ad-PHS COVID Survey is available!

📣The European Ad-PHS project is currently circulating a COVID survey available in nine languages designed to better comprehend the situation experienced by stakeholders involved in Personal and Household services at national and local levels in the many Member States. Filling in this questionnaire is an opportunity to report on the situation, thereby improving our knowledge […]

Save the Date! The 28th edition of the European Social Services Conference will take place in Hamburg on 30 June – 2 July 2021.

 Save the New Date!  Presenting our Partners: Using social vouchers for inclusion programmes  With experience in the implementation of social support programmes in more than 20 countries, ESN partner, Edenred ,  tells us about the use of social vouchers for the implementation of welfare support programmes notably through the support of targeted spending.  Targeted spending and social welfare in […]

Call for tender: The short-term impact and policy response of COVID-19 for the PHS sectors

🗣📣 The European Ad-PHS project is actively looking for a Researcher/Research team to gather data and produce a report containing an overview, contextualization, and analysis of the various measures taken by multiple EU Member States to address the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the PHS sectors. This will require a combination of desk research and data […]

Don’t miss the Online Summit “Social Services & COVID-19: what role for EU?”

Our project coordinator EASPD is organising the Online Summit “Social Services & COVID-19: what role for EU?” together with all the other European networks of social services (not-for-profit, public, private, employers and trade unions), on Thursday 25th June from 10 to 12 CEST. The event is one last push before the summer break starts & […]

Ad-PHS project COVID19 Statement

The COVID-19 pandemic represents a major and unprecedented challenge with unexpected social and economic consequences. To adapt to these new and challenging times, the Ad-PHS project has reorganised some of its activities. To this end, the project will be extended until December and the final event will take place in Brussels in December. The workshops […]

“Personal and Household Services (PHS) Policies and Instruments: State of Play in the 21 EU Member States” is online

The report “Personal and Household Services (PHS) Policies and Instruments: State of Play in the 21 EU Member States“ considers the state of the PHS sectors across 21 EU Member States. It summarises why PHS should play an important role in the European Union agenda and presents examples of successful policies and instruments currently in […]