About

Vilans

Vilans is the national Centre of Expertise for Long-term Care in the Netherlands. 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 primarily works for professionals and managers in care providing organisations in long-term care, primary care, social care, organisations of volunteers in this field, user organisations, health care insurers and authorities at local, provincial, national and EU level. Vilans is mainly funded by the Dutch government.

Contact:
Mirella
Minkman

Director Innovation and Research

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 a scientific director (CARMEN, FP 5) and as participants in INTERLINKS and PROGRESS. Vilans has large digital dissemination expertise.

Contact:

The people of Vilans

Frans
van Zoest
Sabine
Timmer
Lian
Stouthard
Monique
Spierenburg
Hannie
Treffers

Director of Programs

h.treffers@vilans.nl

Bekijk profiel

Mirella
Minkman

Director Innovation and Research

m.minkman@vilans.nl

Bekijk profiel

Henk Herman
Nap
Henk
Nies
Nick
Zonneveld

Subscribe to our newsletter

And stay informed of our latest projects, publications and news in the field of healthcare in the Netherlands.

Read our privacy policy