STRENGTHENING NATIONAL CARE SYSTEM IN URUGUAY

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Financier

Associated Entity/ies or Collaborators

Centro de Humanización de la Salud - Religiosos Camilos | BPS | Cruz Roja Internacional (España) | ONU Mujeres

Summary

– 150 Personal Assistants trained in Humanized Care through 7 courses held in the Departments of
Montevideo, Lavalleja and Salto.
– National survey of the dependent population, carried out by Mides in coordination with the BPS with the
support of Astur and UN-Women, to define the scope of training needs in
care
– Study to deepen policies aimed at the elderly.
– Feasibility study for the creation of a Regional Training Center for Caregivers of the Elderly.
– Care Manual, curricula and validated methodology (which remained as an input for the National Care
System).
– Support to the BPS for the installation of the Telecare Program in Uruguay (carrying out a pilot experience
and financing the arrival of the Spanish Red Cross)

Components and Activities

  • Training of caregivers (Montevideo and provinces).
  • Study to deepen policies aimed at the elderly.
  • Care Manual, validation of the training curriculum of the National Integrated Care System (SNIC) and development of methodology.
  • Support to the Social Security Bank for the installation of the Teleassistance Program in Uruguay.

150

Total Beneficiaries

150

Trained People

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