This project aims to increase the quality and availability of homecare services provided to elderly people in the Republic of Moldova. The project supports the efforts of local NGOs, by developing their capacity, initiating institutional, procedural and legislative changes in the public administration sectors in line with the needs of elderly people and local stakeholders. Based on pre-project analyses, sets of recommendation for these changes will be developed in negotiation with relevant ministries.
Also, the project supports UCSP member Agen ia de intalnire intre noi doi saguenay in increasing their capacities to provide qualitative and accessible services.
The project focuses on increasing geographical coverage with homecare services by opening 2 new centres and consolidating the 8 existing centres. The developed policy papers and concepts including the new profession in homecare field, the law for the social protection of elderly people, the criteria of contracting the medical homecare services and the methodology of calculation of the social tariff will contribute to a comprehensive intervention in line with the identified needs.
At the beginning ofthere were persons over 60 years of age, As a response to this phenomenon, social services for seniors, including homecare services, have been developed in the RM to ensure decent living and, if possible, independent living in their own homes.
The government is showing a willingness to continue the development of the regulatory framework, which is meant to facilitate the situation in the field, giving more freedom to the CSOs and improving the quality and accessibility of the service for the population. In the past few years, there has been a positive trend toward developing integrated homecare services.
However, the reform of the social and health system is still in the initial phase and local stakeholders are trying to identify the main priorities they need to focus on.
For this purpose, inand several intersectoral workshops were held for public service providers, LPAs and Central authorities, CSOs and private service providers. Infection prevention and control for health workers caring for patients with COVID discuss the general principles of infection prevention and control IPC when caring for patients with COVID; relate how administrative and engineering controls facilitate the implementation of IPC; and describe specific measures to take in the hospital when caring for patients with COVID Ethical principles for optimum care during the COVID pandemic:discuss the importance of pandemic and of disaster preparedness; describe how the context of triage may change during a pandemic or other disaster; explain the human rights framework and principles of equity and health; and use ethical principles to develop triage considerations to be used during a pandemic or disaster.
Maintaining quality care during COVIDrecognize the importance of quality of care to support effective management of patients presenting with conditions related to COVID; recognize the importance of quality of care to support maintenance of routine essential health services during COVID response and recovery; relate the principles of quality of care; describe how quality improvement can be applied in the COVID context; and identify practical quality tools that can be applied in the context of COVID Breakdown of tasks with expected timelines: Tasks.