A group of care sector workers, and local health and social welfare representatives took part in a study visit to the Materia care facility, which provides nursing, care and rehabilitation services in Nicosia, in the Republic of Cyprus.
Aiming to observe good care practices and develop inter-communal relations with stakeholders in the care sector, the trip was organised by the Association of Elderly Rights and Mental Health as part of the Elderly Rights Movement Project, funded by the European Union under the Cypriot Civil Society In Action VII Grant Scheme.
A total of 10 people took part in the trip on Tuesday 21 June 2022, including care home managers, representatives of local community, representatives of local body responsible for health and social welfare, and members of the Association. The participants were given a tour of the 60-bed capacity facility by the Head Project Manager Sotiria Moza and then had a question-and-answer session with Managing Director Marina Polycarpou.
They discussed topics such as nutrition, care for dementia patients, health care, activities, staff and fees. The group was also informed about several technological projects aimed at improving the lives of the elderly community.
The Elderly Rights Movement Project is funded by the European Union under the Cypriot Civil Society In Action VII Grant Scheme and implemented by the Association of Elderly Rights and Mental Health. The contents of the press release are the sole responsibility of the Association of Elderly Rights and Mental Health and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.