The International Care Ethics (ICE) Observatory

The ICE Observatory promotes international research, development of ethics teaching, cross-cultural discussion and understanding, and ethical inter-professional and inter-agency co-operation. It runs regular conferences and seminars.

Save the date - The 2020 21st International Nursing Ethics Conference and 6th International Care Ethics Conference will be held on 6 and 7 June at the University of Toronto, Canada, with the theme 'Sustaining Ethical Care: Resistance and Conscientious Commitment'.

The RIPE Project: Researching Interventions that Promote Ethics in Social Care

Does ethics education work to better prepare the workforce to provide care for older people in residential care? 

What do social care workers value about ethics education?

What works best to educate care workers in ethics?

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