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  • Care for Work” is a transfer of innovation based on a previous project named “Qualified care” which was directed to the elaboration of training contents about the care of people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Care for work project aimed to develop knowledge about the competencies related to care and assistance activities for people with acquired physical disability; it aimed to promote continuous training in care sector and to spread “care assistance sector” as a new employment source. The project started in 01/10/09 and concluded in 30/09/11.
  • “SET CARE: Self-study E-learning Tool for the Social Home-care Sector” transfered in Greece and Bulgaria a training tool (ASPASIA), originally developed in Italy, which provides training on elderly care making use of e-learning. The pedagogical materials, currently available in 7 languages, was adapted and translated in Greek and Bulgarian.
  • The TLC Pack project (teaching languages to caregivers)  focuses on ‘occupational specific language resources’ to support migrants already working in, or with aspirations to work in, the care giving sector. It has been determined that this is one of the primary employment opportunities for migrant workers across Europe. In the context of the TLC Pack project ‘caregiving’ as an occupation is defined as work that involves helping people who are older or those who need assistance with grooming, medical tasks and/or daily tasks. The work may be undertaken in residential care contexts or in the home of the person receiving care. Caregiver tasks are related to ageing, illness, hygiene and daily living activities inside and outside of the home or residence. In addition to supporting the acquisition of occupational specific language, the project also recognises the importance of developing complementary intercultural knowledge and insights, to be included within the final resource package. This aspect of the resource pack seeks to highlight the intersection of caregiving duties and a range of cultural conventions to take into account the cultural values, beliefs and attitudes of both caregivers and those receiving care.