Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020

  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme

LLI-341 Social Inclusion of Elderly People (Aging in Comfort)

The project is targeted at 45 thousand elderly inhabitants of Latvia-Lithuania border region – the former districts of Daugavpils and Rezekne and the districts of Utena and Moletai. It aims at improvement of the quality of social services for home care with newly trained mobile teams – teams of professional care-takers providing home-based social assistance to seniors including assistance in taking care of the body, basic medical assistance, cleaning and cooking.

The project intends to improve community-based social home-care services and infrastructure by applying new approaches of help at home and self-help activities allowing for aging in comfort. It will include (1) theoretical trainings, networking, exchanges of experience and study visit to Falun, Sweden for mobile team specialists, and (2) improvement of social home-care services for elderly persons with elaboration of a handbook for the mobile teams as a guidebook setting out the methods on provision of a good quality home-care social service to elderly people, and improvement of equipment – acquisition of 4 special vehicles and specialised equipment for the mobile teams for provision of wider range and better quality of social home-care services.

It is intended that the project will train 40 mobile team specialists and improve equipment for mobile teams in 4 districts (Daugavpils, Rezekne, Utena and Moletai) and 1 municipality (Ilukste) of Latvia-Lithuania cross-border region directly benefiting 1300 elderly persons.

Last updated: 19.10.2018 14:40