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Problematic 24-hour care at home

Home care arrangements for elderly people are becoming increasingly important, in particular 24-hour services by migrant workers from Central and Eastern Europe. Blog post and radio interview about Karin Schwiter's research on live-in care.

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Problematische 24-Stunden-Betreuung zu Hause
Blog post by Karin Schwiter (in German)
knoten & maschen, Blog des Berner Fachhochschulen-Zentrums Soziale Sicherheit
September 18, 2019

24h Pflege: Im Vergleich Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz
Radio interview with the leaders of the project "Gute Sorgearbeit? 24h in D-A-CH" (in German)
Radio FRO, October 4, 2019

Decent Care Work?
Research project on the transnational home care arrangements in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

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