This morning the Mayor of Torre Pacheco, Daniel García Madrid, has received in the Plenary Hall of the Municipality of Torre-Pacheco Project members "Personal Care and Inclusion Europe 2020".
A European project supported by the Association of Learning Leonardo da Vinci, being a participant of the City Torre-Pacheco, through its Department of Social Welfare and Health, opting for a vocation of openness and commitment to knowledge of experiences and good practices European level, and its most important objectives of promoting social inclusion of disadvantaged groups, and the contribution to the training of dependent people, improving their autonomy and competence to select, train and instruct personal caregivers.
In this project eight European partners, in addition to Spain, from Britain, Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Poland are integrated.
The project is funded by the European Union under the Leonardo da Vinci Community initiative.
Its main objective is to promote awareness of the profession of caregiver demands skill, their employment status and the role that people with disabilities as beneficiaries of this type of community services in the different member states, especially through employment agencies, job counselors, public and private service providers and vocational training centers.
The aim, ultimately, contribute to the training and qualification of persons with disabilities, so that they can get better service.
To do this, we will work on improving their ability to select, train and instruct personal caregivers and that will become direct employers.
As expected results of the project found a study about the legislation, the current state of personal attention and quality standards existing in the different member states participating;
personal interviews with people with disabilities will be made about their care needs and the same will be analyzed;
will determine what the personal attention and professionalism and guidance on the requirements to be met by professional personal attention, among other products tender.
The period of execution of the activity is 24 months, ending in July 2015.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Torre Pacheco