‘Stay at home’ – home help for elderly people living in the mountains on the French-Italian border

‘Stay at home’ – home help for elderly people living in the mountains on the French-Italian border
Description

The aim of the project to was to provide home help to elderly people living in remote villages in areas near the border between France and Italy.

Under the project, elderly people could:

  • receive help with day-to-day tasks such as housework and preparing meals
  • receive medical check-ups
  • have the opportunity to meet people, thus combating loneliness and isolation.

The project was part of a cross-border cooperation programme intended to encourage cooperation between the two countries.

Another aim was to try to prevent the depopulation of these areas.

Results

Home help provided to elderly people living in remote areas to make their lives easier and to help them to continue living at home.Creation of 30 jobs, particularly among women and young people, to provide the home care.Sharing of information and knowledge between social workers across the border between Italy and France to try to resolve shortcomings in the public services network in the area.Greater integration of workers within social care networks.

Programme name
Cohesion for growth and employment
EC’s priorities
Jobs, Growth and Investment
EU contribution
€215 320
Project location
Italy, France
Time frame
2007 to 2013

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