The future of live-in care work in Europe - Rome

09.00 a.m.   Registration

09.30 a.m.   Introduction

Adam Rogalewski (EESC)

09:40 a.m.   Presentation of the EESC opinion "The rights of live in care workers"

Adam Rogalewski (EESC)

09.50 a.m.   Panel 1 and debate "The situation of live-in care workers"

Moderator: Adam Rogalewski, (EESC), "The situation of live-in care workers"

Testimony by Sara Gomez (CGIL)

Keynote speaker Dr. Sabrina Marchetti, Ca Foscari University of Venice, presenting "The condition of live-in care workers in Europe"

  1. What is the situation of live-in care workers?
  2. How are the employment and working conditions and status of the live-in care workforce distinct from the overall social care workforce?

10.50 a.m.   Coffee break

11.00 a.m.   Panel 2 and debate "The situation of care users and their families"

Moderator:  Pietro Francesco De Lotto (EESC)

Presentation by Dr. Andrea Zini (ASSINDATCOLF / EFFE)

  1. What is the situation of care users and the families who rely on live-in care arrangements to meet their care needs? What are the challenges in recruiting and retaining live-in care workers?
  2. What support (if any) is available to care recipients when employing live-in care workers? What support is needed or desirable?

11.50 a.m.   Panel 3 and debate "The future of the social care system"

Moderator: Pietro Vittorio Barbieri (EESC)

Presentation by Dr. Luciana Mastrocola (CGIL)

Presentation by Dr. Marco Livia (ACLI)

  1. How common are live-in care arrangements as a sub-sector of care? Is live-in care expected to grow with the increasing demand for care? How can this translate into job creation and economic growth?
  2. Are current care policies at national level adequate to meet the needs of the population? What changes need to be made to strengthen the care sector in the short and long-term?

12.50 -  01.00 p.m.    Closing remarks

Adam Rogalewski (EESC)


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