Projects

The “Young Carers” research programme is gathering reliable data on the type, nature and intensity of the care and support work performed by children, adolescents and young adults who are involved in providing care. The research project on young carers and young adult carers in Switzerland was launched in 2014.

Young Carers

Psychosocial Support for Promoting Mental Health and Well-being among Adolescent Young Carers in Europe (ME-WE)

Research programme “Young Carers”
Brief description: The international EU-research project examines the situation of adolescent young carers in six different European countries.
Duration: 2018–2021
External funding: Horizon 2020

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Young carers and young adult carers between school, education and work

Research programme “Young Carers”
Brief description: The project examines how to support young carers and young adult carers in the transition phase between school, education and work.
Duration: August 2017–June 2020
External funding: Ebnet-Stiftung, Prof. Otto Beisheim-Stiftung, Gesundheitsförderung Schweiz

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Children, adolescents and young adults as family carers in Switzerland

Research programme “Young Carers”
Brief description: The aim of this project is to obtain reliable data concerning the type, nature and intensity of care and support responsibilities.
Duration: October 2015–October 2018
External funding: SNSF Money Follows CH-UK, 10001AM_160355

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Young carers – qualitative survey & practical tool for healthcare

Research programme “Young Carers”
Brief description: The project comprises a qualitative survey of children, adolescents, young adults and professionals and the development of a specific tool for professionals in healthcare and social services.
Duration: January 2015–August 2016
External funding: Ebnet Foundation

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