Living conditions and quality of life

Education, healthcare and housing: How access changed for children and families in 2020Forthcoming

Policy brief
Planned publication date
February 2021

Abstract

Access to key social services, especially education and healthcare, as well as stable family life and decent housing are necessary for the well-being and development of children. Ensuring that all children have these resources is an EU priority; the European Commission is currently undertaking toRead more

Access to key social services, especially education and healthcare, as well as stable family life and decent housing are necessary for the well-being and development of children. Ensuring that all children have these resources is an EU priority; the European Commission is currently undertaking to recommend a Child Guarantee to address the situations of children in need. Service provision has been complicated by the COVID-19 outbreak, however, and the pandemic has put psychological and material strains on families. This policy brief presents evidence from Eurofound on some of the changes that children and families have experienced during the pandemic in access to education and healthcare, in mental health and in housing security.

Read less
Useful? Interesting? Tell us what you think. Hide comments

Add new comment