Elder Care At Home (ECAH)

Project Info

Program: Erasmus + Strategic Partnership for Adult Education

Project Start Date: 01.12.2015

Project End Date: 31.05.2018

Total Project Duration: 30 months

Project Budget: 243.911,00 Euro

Coordinator: Governorship of Bursa

Partners: Bursa Provincial Directorate of Family and Social Policies, Comune dell’Aquila, Ilmiolavoro SRL, SSW Collegium Balticum

Target Group

The informal caregivers who are in charge of elder care at home.

General Objective

Policy reforms and precaution determined by countries with Employment and Social Reform Programme (ESRP) social inclusion and social protection policies distinguishes. As part of new approaches which enlarge the scope and priorities of the Europe Social Inclusion Strategies, with given weight to social protection the Strategy started to be called “Europe Social Protection and Social Inclusion. With the new approaches of the Strategy especially the two field became prominent in the social protection field:

  •  Retired pays
  •  Health and long term care facilities

The general purpose of the II.Chance projects in which the target group of the Project the caregivers who are in charge of elder or disabled care at home with low socio-economical status, is to contribute Europe Social Protection and Social Inclusion Strategies.

Specific Objective

The main objective of the Project, from point of view of the target group, is the determination of the present dimension of the social exclusion, the consideration of the difficulties of social inclusion in short and long term, the development of the effective struggle with poverty and social exclusion in terms of  integrated national strategies,  the development of social statistics systems, and the support of the adoption of the common AB indicators related with social exclusion in EU member and candidate countries.

Policy Coherence


In terms of policies supporting;

-          The detection of the current size / scope of social exclusion in EU member and candidate countries,

-          Evaluation of short and long term obstacles to social inclusion,

-          Development of an integrated national strategy for an effective compete against poverty and social exclusion based on the the existing elements,

-          The development of social statistics systems,

-          The adoption of common EU indicators about social exclusion.

Expected Results

The project will start with the search which each country will do about the national policies and the existing implementations.  A survey will be done in each partner countries and according to the survey the incomplete parts and the best practices will all be pointed. As a result of the survey and the beginning analyses the training kits will be prepared for both the trainers groups and the trainees (the caregivers) the training will be both theoretical and practical. The training kits will contain managing the health, managing the physical conditions, managing the emotions, managing the religion values, managing the social life.

The outputs of the project will be published as a booklet and will be delivered to all the partner countries.