AGID

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Description

Good practice objective, aim, context
The progressive aging of European society is a matter of fact and is affecting the European Union as a whole. Professionals in the health and social care services have very little knowledge and awareness on the complex health and social needs of elderly and ageing people with ID. In front of this phenomenon, AGID takes in consideration the specific needs of ageing and elderly people with intellectual disabilities, and considers of primary importance that the frontline staff and professionals acquire sound knowledge of the users’ needs as to provide personalized care and services.

Coverage
European

Actors and target group
elderly people with intellectual disabilities

Results
Supporting improvements in quality and innovation in vocational education and training systems, institutions and practices
Facilitating the development of innovative practices in the field of vocational education and training on regional, national and EU level
Developing Vocational Skills taking into consideration the labour market needs new Skills for New Jobs Platform

Impact
The AGID consortium believes that quality training of the staff contributes to the quality of the services provided, and increases the quality of life of the user. The staff once has successfully completed the training available in 5 languages shall better meet the evolving needs of the user, providing him/her better quality services and with that increase his/hers’ quality of life.

Conclusions
The sustainability of the platform will go for 5 years beyond the project closure as to guarantee greater exploitation of results and it is easily transferable in other continues due to the spectrum of languages in which the training platform is available. The content of the training platform in all the languages will be open to public on the 25th of February 2014- Final Dissemination Conference where with the different stakeholders we shall experiment the different forms of learning and teaching and implement the co-production of public services together with the user. We sincerely find our project to be of great importance since a concrete step to more inclusive and SOCIAL EUROPE.

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