Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (23/04/2014 03.17)

Conception and implementation of a participatory model – based on the intergenerational solidarity of the local community – for home care support to non-institutionalised elderly persons, living in conditions of solitude and/or social isolation.

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The research is intended to reconstruct the interpersonal network of elderly persons, living alone and in relational poverty, by planning and applying a model of home care intervention that creates daily moments of socialisation and intergenerational encounters. Since this is a pilot project, there will be an initial “protected” experimental phase, with recourse to trainees in the degree course “Scienze dell’Educazione e della Formazione” of Padua University, and then to suitably trained young people in the territory, with a view to networking and community development. Positive results are expected from this project on both an individual level, allowing elderly persons to live better and more stimulating relationships, give more significance to their daily lives and be part of their community, and on a social level, by starting up new dynamics of local solidarity and making young people aware of their responsibility towards the older generation.

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Research Fields

Educational sciences - Education

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget19367
Frequency of calls17 mesi
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsAll
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year19367
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Padova

Public research
Padova - Italy
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