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Publications

 

EASPD regularly issues studies and publications on subjects of interest to the organisation, usually themed on a policy area of interest to the organisation on access to funds.


Reports and publications

 

EASPD STRATEGY

  • EASPD Strategy 2018-2021: “Commit! Delivering the Support Services of Tomorrow." The EASPD multiannual strategy introduces our new approach designed to focus on further reaching out towards persons with disabilities, our members and allies as well as towards other stakeholders such as the European institutions.The strategic decisions and measures we have decided to implement will also be converted into concrete actions in our annual action plans for 2018 to 2021.

Read EASPD's Strategy here in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Bulgarian, english 
 

English French German Greek Spanish        
Italian Romanian Bulgarian Latvian Albanian        

 

 

POLICY POSITION PAPERS & RESEARCH PAPERS
2018

  • EASPD Report: Provision of social care and support services in remote rural areas EN

2017

  • EASPD 2017 Workforce Survey: More action needed to recruit young people into the social care sector EN RO ES FR BG
  • EASPD Report: Investing in Social Care and Support: A European Imperative EN
  • EASPD Report: The European Semester and Social Investment: Addressing the funding gap in social services EN
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: European Summary: EN 
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: Case of Austria: EN
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: Case of Spain: EN
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: Case of Slovakia: EN 
  • EASPD Report: Working Time Directive in Social Care and Support Services for Persons with Disabilities: Case of the UK: EN 
  • Employment for All - 10 Best Practices on Employment Strategies for Persons with Disabilities: EN

2016

  • EASPD Report: “European Semester: Developing More Inclusive Labour Markets for All?”: EN
  • EASPD commissioned study: "The economic impact of inclusion in the open labour market for persons with disabilities"  By Prof. Stephen Beyer and Dr. Annie Beyer EN
  • Zero Project Analysis: Social Innovations in Early Childhood Intervention. Eight European case studies ready to be scaled-up: EN
  • EASPD Report: 10 best practices on employment strategies for persons with Disabilities EN
2015
  • EASPD study: Unlocking the EFSI for Social Services: EN
  • EASPD booklet: Five good practices on support services and independent living: EN - FR
  • EASPD research: Care in the 21st century – expanding the social care workforce for people with disabilities: EN - SUMMARY
  • EASPD research: Initial research on in-work poverty in the social service provision sector: EN - SUMMARY
  • EASPD Report: How can the European Semester help to implement the UN CRPD: EN
  • EASPD Booklet Employment for All: 10 Best practices in employment support for persons with disabilities: EN, FR, DE
2014
  • EASPD Report: Enjoyment of rights in practice: towards the new CoE Disability Action Plan: EN
  • EASPD Report: Europe 2020 and the European Semester. Bringing Wellbeing to All?: EN
  • EASPD Research Paper: Strengthening the workforce for people with disabilities: Initial mapping across Europe: EN
2013
  • EASPD Booklet: 10 Best Practices in Employment Support for People with Disabilities, available in EN, FR, DE.
  • EASPD Roadmap on Deinstitutionalisation: EN
  • EASPD and Vlerick Business School report on HR strategy and recommendations for improving the atractiveness of the social services sector in Europe: EN
2007-2012
  • EASPD Report (2012): Users' Involvement in Social Services: Inspiring approaches to promote participation of persons with disabilities: EN - FR - DE
  • EASPD Booklet (2012): The service providers' role as human rights enablers in times of crisis: EN
  • EASPD REPORT (2011): 'Deinstitutionalization of  services for people with disabilities in Western European Countries' EN
  • EASPD Booklet on State Aid (2008) - the new general block exemption regulation: EN​
  • EASPD Report (2007): An international comparison of methods of financing employment of disadvantaged people: EN - NL
  • EASPD Booklet (2007): Funding opportunities from the EU and other public and private donour schemes: EN - NL 

 

Other key documents for EASPD's work

In order to fully understand the context upon which we work in, we wish to provide those interested with a series of useful documents from other organisations and institutions which can help to place, situate and explain the work we and our members do.

 

INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The most important document for our organisation is the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). It is upon this document that we base most of our work in Brussels. You may find it in a multitude of languages by clicking on the previous link. 

EUROPEAN LEVEL