Ensuring the quality and accessibility of medical-social homecare services (2019-2022)
July 1, 2019 Ongoing projects

Ensuring the quality and accessibility of medical-social homecare services (2019-2022)

Full name of project: Ensuring the quality and accessibility of medical-social homecare services in the Republic of Moldova

Project duration: 2019 to 2022
 
Project partners: Association ˮHomecare”, Pro-Development, Association ˮCasmedˮ, Caritas Moldova, Association ˮBethaniaˮ, Association ˮNeoumanistˮ, Association ˮAripile SperanteIˮ, Charity Foundation for Public Health (Hospice Angelus), Association ˮAgapediaˮ.
 
Project focus: Supporting the efforts of local NGOs, by developing their capacity, to initiate institutional, procedural and legislative changes in the public administration sectors in line with the needs of elderly people and local stakeholders.
 
Aim:
  • increasing the quality and availability of homecare services provided to elderly people
Target groups:
  • Vulnerable elderly patients
  • Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection
  • UCSP member organisations
  • 8 NGOs partners 
  • 2 selected LPAs
  • 8 existing centres
Description of project: This project aims to increase the quality and availability of homecare services provided to elderly people in the Republic of Moldova. The project will support the efforts of local NGOs, by developing their capacity, to initiate institutional, procedural and legislative changes in the public administration sectors in line with the needs of elderly people and local stakeholders. Based on pre-project analyses and, sets of recommendation for these changes will be developed negotiated with relevant ministries. Also, the project will support UCSP member organizations to increase their capacities to provide qualitative and accessible services. Project will focus on increasing geographical coverage with homecare services by opening 2 new centres and consolidating the 8 existing centres. The developed policy papers and concepts including the new profession in homecare field, the law for the social protection of elderly people, the criteria of contracting the medical homecare services and the methodology of calculation of the social tariff will contribute the comprehensive intervention in line with identified needs.
 
Through this project the 8 partner organisation partners will create the lobby and advocacy working groups which will on one hand of benefit from capacity building activities and one another hand will patriciate as active body in all lobby and advocacy activities planned in the project. The project proposes a systemic approach to problem-solving by involving multiple actors and initiating changes at different levels.
 
Budget: 823 000 EUR