PROCARE “Preventing and Managing the Burnout Syndrome in the field of Professional Caregiving” with Project Number 2021-1-PL01-KA220-VET-000025014, refers to centres offering long-term health care and to professionals or non-professionals, mainly in the field of Geriatric care. The aims of the project are: raise awareness about the impact of the syndrome both on staff and on provided services, train professionals to promptly detect and effectively manage the symptoms of burnout, undertake appropriate measures to prevent and deal with the phenomenon.
This project is built by a consortium of EU countries, involving the following organisations:
The main outputs of the project are:
- Awareness raising of the burnout hazard, especially in the field of geriatric healthcare, where service users are dependent on professional caregivers in order to satisfy their needs
- Quality of life improvements to the occupation of professional caregiving, through the education of management, mentoring methodology and creation of innovative digital tools
- Development of mentoring methodology and tools, VET curriculum and corresponding training material for LTC management, so that professionals can support their staff and in order to be used for future training course developments
- Contribution to the COVID-19 recovery efforts of the VET and LTC fields and policies that will promote the inclusion of mentoring skills and practices on local, regional and European levels
For additional information please visit the project’s website: https://www.procareproject.eu/