The Elderly Rights Movement Project organized an online training programme on Care Home Management, funded by the European Union under the Cypriot Civil Society at Work VII Grant Scheme and implemented by the Elderly Rights and Mental Health Association.
The two-half day training, held on 18-19 July, was given by Dr. Vildan Kandemir, a businessperson and doctor of science in the field of nursing. A total of 42 people attended the training, including people who want to invest in the care home sector and managers.
Dr. Kandemir provided comprehensive information on nursing home and care management. In the training, she gave information on follow-up forms, business tracking systems, personnel management, maintenance and management of the facility, online systems and archives that facilitate follow-up, the cost of elderly care, the pricing of services and the monitoring of income-expenditure balance.
In the training, which took place in an interactive way and was enriched with the questions of the participants, Prof. Dr. Hatice Jenkins gave information about the activities of the association, the work on the care home legislation and the problems experienced in the field. Jenkins also stated that a very important and successful training was carried out in order to increase the quality of the institutional environment, thanking all participants, the instructor Dr. Vildan Kandemir, project coordinator Dr. Ayşe Aydındoğmuş, and Şirin Canan Damdelen Özkaynak for their support during the trainings, and the European Union for financing the project.