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Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
Barcelona radars presentation jordi
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  • 1. Insert your city logo here. Jordi Tolrà Barcelona City Council COMMUNITY ACTION PROJECT Quality of Life, Equality and Sports Area RADARS FOR THE ELDERLY 1
  • 2. Insert your city logo here. • The City of Barcelona has a total population of 1.619.839 people, of which 187.923 are over 75 years old (11.5%). It is expected that by the year 2020 this segment of population will have increased 3,8%. • Average life expectancy in our city is 82,8 years with notable differences between sexes (Women: 85,9 Men: 79,3). Differences are also appreciable among districts – some are older than others (overall a 55% of old people are 75 or over) Barcelona City Council’s Social Priorities 2
  • 3. Insert your city logo here. , 3 Statistics 20,8% 79,2% Gent Gran Altres Old people population in Barcelona: 338,000 (20.8%) Old people Others
  • 4. Insert your city logo here. Barcelona is divided into 10 municipal districts and 73 neighbourhoods, which are the closest space to citizens and a place of coexistence and relationship 45,84 6 29,53 5 38,59 2 39,25 8 25,73 0 19,21 9 35,73 2 30,93 6 58,17 3 15,48 8 With a total population of 1.619.839 inhabitants, people aged 65 years and above account for more than 338.509, 20,8% of the total (2012). The city’s profile 4
  • 5. Insert your city logo here. 60,6% of the people aged 65 years and above are women. Almost 25,7% of people aged 65 years and above live alone. The population aged 65 years and above has increased in the last two decades by 17%. The proportion of older-age populations has also increased. 5
  • 6. Insert your city logo here. , 6 Statistics Alone With other people Alone With other people
  • 7. Insert your city logo here. Contribution to social cohesion: First and foremost – healthy habits, participation activities, information and training, prevention and a caring attitude towards the elderly. These are very important aspects of the municipal action which affect a wide range of spheres – spaces assigned to old people to carry out cultural activities, leisure, training, new technologies, etc. Meals with other people (2012: 841 diners – 24 serving points). Home-delivered meals (2012: 282.368 fixed menus – 1.138 diners) Telecare services (2012: 60.000 usuaries -97,7% elders) Housing plus services (2012: 1.206 flats distributed in 20 buildings) Soup kitchen (2012: 17 serving points) Apartments and emergency shelters Residential homes, etc A) 7 B) Barcelona City Council’s Social Priorities
  • 8. Insert your city logo here. C) Projects and programmes Radars project (City Council social services, neighbourhood, shops, pharmacies, associations) Right use of medication in cooperation with the Barcelona Pharmacists Association Caring attitude towards old people (included in the Municipal Plan for Old People) Barcelona elderly friendly city (with the support of WHO) 8 Barcelona City Council’s Social Priorities
  • 9. Insert your city logo here. 9 It is a project involving 127 city association and 494 people known as ‘radars’ designed to detect any changes in the daily routine of these people, their behaviour or their apperance which might show a risking sign or the need for help. The project has the support of the governmental measures which were approved by the Quality of Life, Equality and Sports Commission in May 2012, and represents an extension of the first stage of Radars, which was implemented in a single district, so as to include all the Barcelona neighbourhoods by 2014. What the RADARS project is
  • 10. Insert your city logo here. A prevention network designed for people over 75 years old The aim of the project is reducing the risk of social isolation and exclusion in order to enable them to continue living at home The neighbourhood and commercial ‘radars’act as a sensitive and respectful eye The social services evaluate the case and intervene jointly with the neighbourhood network in case of need A telephone structure makes a follow-up of the person in trouble 10 What the RADARS project is
  • 11. Insert your city logo here. The project has already been implemented in the neighbourhoods of 7 districts of Barcelona: Gràcia: Camp d’en Grassot – Gràcia Nova, Vila de Gràcia, El Coll, La Salut Sarrià – Sant Gervasi: Sant Geravsi – Galvany Sant Martí: El Clot i el Camp de l’Arpa del Clot Horta – Guinardó: El Guinardó i el Baix Guinardó Les Corts: Sant Ramon i Maternitat Ciutat Vella: Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera Eixample: Sagrada Família i la Nova Esquerra de l’Eixample 11 Implementation of the RADARS project
  • 12. Insert your city logo here. District Programmes for Active Ageing 2013 Goverment measures to boost the Action Programme for the Promotion of Old People of 10 districts - Participation - Health -Safety -Increased awareness of active ageing activities -Revitalization of available premises - Optimization of areas assigned to the elderly 12
  • 13. Insert your city logo here. 13 Municipal Plan for the elderly 2013-2016 The project RADARS is part of the 218 actions of the Municipal Plan for the Elderly for the periode 2013-2016. It is one of the main actions for the well- being and health of the elderly within the policy framework for the elderly in the coming years.
  • 14. Insert your city logo here. 14

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