How “Young Carer” aims to support young adults in caring for their relatives

Nadjila Bendig-Behrens knows the situation of young caring relatives from her own experience. In an interview with the Sonntagsblatt newspaper, the 32-year-old health and care manager talks about her personal experiences caring for her sick mother and the goals of the “Young Carer Coach” project run by the “An Deiner Seite – Gerhard und Gertrud […]

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Federal government presents new package of measures for care and support

Expansion of the nursing scholarship – establishment of a competence center for nostrifications – easier access to social care professions Following the nursing reforms in 2022 and 2023, the federal government today presented another five-point package of measures for nursing and care. In the future, a nursing scholarship will also be available for studying at […]

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Mental illness: Too little support for students

More and more students are struggling with psychological stress. But colleges and universities are not sufficiently prepared for this. The German Student Union is calling for more advice and support services. Download Audio (4.3 MB | MP3) The number of students with mental disabilities and illnesses increased by 12 percentage points from 2016 to 2021, […]

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