Projects

Careum Research has been studying the phenomenon of care migration from the perspective of care provision – as part of various collaborative projects – since 2011. The views of the various stakeholders involved in domestic care are taken into account accordingly.

Care Migration

Self-managed life at home – arrangements by people with spinal paralysis

Research programme “work & care” / “Care Migration”
Brief description: The project investigates the experiences and strategies of people with spinal paralysis regarding the issue of domestic care and support.
Duration: November 2014–summer 2016
Partner in practice: Swiss Paraplegic Foundation

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Care Migration – transnational care arrangements in the private household

Research programme “work & care” / “Care Migration”
Brief description: The study is concerned with the relevance of health policy and the extent of care migration, as well as its effects on the healthcare system in Switzerland.
Duration: 2011–2013
External funding: Federal Statistic Office, Swiss Health Observatory (Obsan)

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Care migrants providing domestic care: Spitex assessment

Research programme “work & care” / “Care Migration”
Brief description: The project focuses on the challenges and opportunities of care migration from the perspective of Spitex.
Duration: December 2011–April 2012
External funding: Cooperation with the City of Zurich, Department for Equality

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