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Launch of the I-CARE Action Sheets for Intercultural Communication

Launch of the ICARE Action Sheets In order to provide the social and healthcare workers with firsthand information to gain knowledge, skills, competences and self-confidence in dealing proficiently with aspects of intercultural learning in their daily work, the I-CARE consortium created the Action Sheets for intercultural competencies (Intellectual Output number 3 foreseen by the project).…

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Intercultural dialogue during the pandemic: impact and response

Intercultural dialogue during the pandemic: impact and response “Whilst underscoring humanity’s interconnectedness and interdependency, COVID-19 has also led to a rise in discrimination, inequality, and vulnerability, putting pressure on the capacities of societies for intercultural understanding at a time where solidarity and cooperation are needed more than ever. Exploring these themes, a new UNESCO brief…

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Supporting the integration of refugees in the healthcare and social sector

Supporting the integration of refugees in the healthcare and social sector UNHCR estimates that approximately 56 million people are currently displaced. The civil wars taking place in many places of the world, alongside the environmental challenges, take a great toll on the number of people that are forced to abandon their countries and homes. Research…

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Intercultural Care in the Social and Health Care Sectors – Situational Analysis Infographic

Transnational Situational Analysis in Graphics Download this Infographic

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Approaching Multi-ethnicity and Dementia in Education and Work

Approaching Multi-ethnicity and Dementia in Education and Work   The number of people suffering from dementia and needing care is constantly increasing. In many countries in Europe, this challenge is combined with the challenge of handling multi-culturality and multi-ethnicity amongst care staff, the residents at care homes and the elderly receiving home care – and…

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Ms Susanne Sevin has been the manager of “LOTUS”

SOSU Interviews Lotus

SOSU Interviews “Lotus”, a multi-ethnic nursing home in Aarhus, Denmark All partners in the I-CARE project have been carrying out interviews in the social and health care sector to get a better understanding of intercultural competences needed by staff in order to be able to care for all patients effectively. The interviews undertaken the Danish…

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80 In-depth Interviews provide a better understanding of Intercultural Competence in the Social and Healthcare Sector

80 In-depth Interviews provide a better understanding of Intercultural Competence in the Social and Healthcare Sector Which intercultural competences are needed in the social and healthcare sector today? What kind of difficulties do social and healthcare workers face daily when dealing with cultural diversity amongst patients? What are the most important areas to learn about…

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Poor Intercultural Communication in healthcare can be devastating

The World Health Organisation has long noted that “language can be a barrier to accessing relevant and high quality health information and delivering appropriate health care”. Numerous studies have shown poor intercultural communication in healthcare settings can have devastating consequences, and – especially in stressful situations such as during the Coronavirus pandemic – even people…

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