Development of Home Care in Georgia

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Goal: Contribute in improving patients quality of life, physical and psychological condition. Specifically to make people, who due to their temporary or permanent physical or mental pathology have limited capacity to live independently, as independent as possible in their everyday activities at home, in their habitual living environment ensuring the sanctity of their private lives and preventing them from hospitalization.

 

Home Care is a delivery of social and medical services at a residential place for its beneficiaries. It aims to provide healthcare to bedridden patients (prevention, diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation, and essential pharmaceutics), support them in daily activities (moving around, keeping personal hygiene, etc.), identify resources and capabilities of patients and their informal caregivers and support their development (informing, educating, developing their skills), and provide psychological and social assistance to patients and their close people (support in creating a healthy social environment as well as receiving needed services, and etc.), also to provide them with necessary auxiliaries (wheelchairs, crutches, etc.).

 

Partners: Caritas Germany; Secours Catholique/Caritas France; BMZ, Germany; Tbilisi and Gori Municipalities; Associations of Private Colleges and Nurses of Georgia; the Georgian Platform of Care; 27 Vocational Education Center; “Renovabis“, Germany

Coverage Area: The project is implemented in Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Ozurgeti, Gori and Gori region villages. Every year Home Care services are delivered to more than 700 patients.

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    Maia Mikadze

    Project coordinator for Tbilisi

    3, Kurdiani str.,0112,
    Tbilisi, Georgia
    Mobile.: +(995) 5 91 229 706

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    Olena Gurgenidze

    Project coordinator for Gori