About

Vilans

Vilans is the national Centre of Expertise for long-term care in the Netherlands. Together with clients, relatives, healthcare professionals and other partners, we work to offer the right knowledge on long-term care – in the right place, at a personal level and tailor-made.

In this field, Vilans engages in innovation and research, the development and dissemination of information and implementation of best-practices.

Innovation
and Research

Innovation
and Research

Vilans works primarily for professionals and managers in care. Our clients and partners include organisations in long-term care, primary care, social care, organisations of volunteers in this field, user organisations, healthcare insurers and authorities at local, provincial, national and EU level. Vilans is mainly funded by the Dutch government.

Contact:

Information
Dissemination

Information
Dissemination

Vilans is well-known in the Netherlands for running large scale and nationwide implementation programs, such as the National Dementia Program (in which in 90% of the Dutch regions integrated care networks were set up), the Care for Better Program (around 700 organisations participated in this quality improvement program) and Up to Care! (more than 460 long-term care organisations have been transformed or are currently transforming to become sustainable organisations). Vilans has participated in several EU projects, as scientific director (CARMEN, FP 5) and as a participant in INTERLINKS and PROGRESS. Vilans has large digital dissemination expertise.

Contact:
Henk
Nies

Director Strategy and Development

The people of Vilans

Rian
van de Schoot

Director Advice and Implementation

r.vandeschoot@vilans.nl

Bekijk profiel

Dirk
Lukkien
Sandra
Suijkerbuijk
Frans
van Zoest
Sabine
Timmer
Lian
Stouthard
Mirella
Minkman
Henk Herman
Nap
Henk
Nies

Director Strategy and Development

h.nies@vilans.nl

Bekijk profiel

Nick
Zonneveld

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