Helping elderly people (Help at home) of Xylokastro-Evrostini
Accreditation number: 2010-GR-7
Duration of the project: 6 months
Location: Xylokastro-Evrostini Municipality, Corinthian region
‘Help at home’ is a social service program that aims to provide organized and systematic support to elderly and people with special needs.
The profile of the program is like the ‘home care’ of UK and the Scandinavian countries by giving a new form of social care of the citizens.
We provide advice and psychological support to elderly, nursing, housekeeping support, company, shopping, paying bills, medical support and other services.
These services are provided with regular visits in the home of the elderly according to their needs The program addressed in particular elderly people and people with special needs with priorities:
- they cannot support themselves totally
- they needs special treatment
- they live lonely and isolated
- they don’t have enough economical sources
The main goal of ‘Help at home’ program is that these people to be able to stay in their everyday life in their environment and to increase their quality of life.
The volunteer will also join the activities of the ‘center for elderly’ (KAPI) like choir, handcraft, traditional arts, excursions..etc.