Conciliation for Equality in the XXI Century

October 2010 Craiova - Romania

About CASTIIS«

About CASTIIS«

Based in Sanguêdo, Santa Maria da Feira, between Aveiro and Porto.

About CASTIIS« 

CASTIIS is a non private association 

Work in 3 main areas: Childhood, Ageing and Social Intervention 

60 member staff

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Intervention Areas 

       

Nursery Kindergarten Private Elementary School ± Colégio Santa Eulália Free time activities (for children after school) Nursing Home Day Care Elderly Home Care Community Center Temporary Residential Child Care
www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Intervention Areas

16 21 20

10 58
Nursery Kindergarten Primary School, 1st and 3rd grade Social Education Space Temporary Residential Child Care Nursing Home

40 25

66

Elderly Day Care Elderly Home Care

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Certification 

NP EN ISO 9001:2008 ‡ Nursery ‡ Kindergarten ‡ Nursing Home ‡ Elderly Day Care

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Main goals in childhood
Contribute to the healthy and harmonious development of the child  

Promote the relationship between generations

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Nursery 

Ages: 4 to 36 months  Capacity: 58 children (6 rooms)

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Winnie and Mickey junior rooms

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Tweety and Snoopy junior rooms

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Kindergarten 

 

Ages: 3-6 years old Capacity: 66 children Pedagogic activities realized in 3 rooms, across age groups

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Snoopy and Mickey rooms

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Winnie room

www.castiis.pt

Primary Elementary School 
 Grade 1 to 4 Capacity: 88 children

www.castiis.pt

Primary Elementary School

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Social and Educational space 
Occupation of the time left for teaching/pedagogic activities  Provides an environment as close as possible to the family  Reduces the time of institutionalization  7am-9am  17pm-19pm
www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Social and Educational space

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Free time activities 
  Ages: 6-10 years old During vacation: 9am-7pm Different services in the period of classes:    Reception (before classes) Lunch After classes

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Main goals for the elderly 
Provide all services for the wellbeing of elder people 

Encouraging and positive relations between the elderly and family

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Nursing Home 

  

Promote the intergenerational relations Combat the isolation Enhance and contribute to the continuity of family ties Ensure the elderly physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Elderly Day Care 

 

Promote social interaction of elderly Stimulate intergenerational relations Motivate for the reformulation of their life project

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Elderly Home Care
Enable individuals to remain in their own environment Combat the isolation Support the basic needs of the elderly, unfit temporary or permanent Help families on conciliation of family and professional life 

  

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Temporary Residential Child Care

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Temporary Residential Child Care 

Children and Young from ³0´ to 12 years old (masculine) and ³0´ to 18 years old (feminine) 

Capacity: 20 

Care of children/young ³at risk´ contributing to the development of a new life
www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Intergenerational Activities

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Intergenerational Activities 
        Arts Gymnastic and hydrogymnastic Musical entertainment School Affects Visits to kindergarten rooms Cooking events Organized visits Surprises«        

Dance E-mails Video conference Botany Birthday celebrations Daily Information Discussion groups Mental stimulation games

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

E-mails and Videoconference

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

E-mails and videoconference
Reinforces the affectivity between the different generations and between the elder people and their families  

Enhances the quality of life of elder people, children and their families 

Source of motivation for the elderly and children

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

E-mails and videoconference 

Children feel useful to play the role of teacher 

The elderly feel modern and updated

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

E-mails and videoconference
It s an easy way to keep in touch with families  

Fosters the conciliation of family and professional life 

Strengthens family ties 

Contributes to the profitability at work

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Community Center
Individuals, families and groups, experiencing poverty and social exclusion Working with 3 villages:  Sanguêdo  Vila Maior  Canedo  

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Past Projects
POEFDS  Socio-professional projects for the community people and for gipsy

‡ 2002 ‡ 2003 ‡ 2005-2006

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Past Projects
Equal  VIVER: deVeloping creatIVe intErgenerational Relations 2001-2003 

Transnational Project (Madrid, Holland, Italy and France) 

VIVER project sustained the idea that is possible to promote the conciliation of family and professional life, by strengthening intergenerational relations

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Past Projects
Social Security ± PROGRIDE 

³No home exclusion´ - Gipsy 2006-2010

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Past Projects POPH  2.3 ± Internal training for staff  3.2 ± Internal training for staff  6.1 ± Project for victims of domestic violence

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Current Projects
³Caring for the carers´ 

High Commissioner for Health and Gulbenkian 2009-2012 

The main goal is to support specialized response to informal caregivers of elderly with dementia or in post stroke

www.castiis.pt

Certification

Childhood

Elder People

Residential Child Care

Community Center

Projects

Current Projects
³Conciliation for Equality in the XXI century´ 

Grundtvig Program 2010-2012 

Identify the measures for personal and work conciliations that are established on the territories: Portugal; Spain; Italy; Greece and Romania

www.castiis.pt

Measures for personal and work conciliation 

Workers have priority on the waiting list of Nursery and Day Care; 

20% Reduction for workers¶children (nursery, kindergarten); 

On school holidays, workers can bring their children to the institution; 

Open in August and holidays, depending on the needs of parents;

www.castiis.pt

Measures for personal and work conciliation 

Open at 7am, 2 hours before; close at 19pm, depending on the needs of parents (Social and Educational Space); 

Schedule of visits to the elderly: 10am ± 18pm, including lunch time; 

Involvement of families of older people in the institution acividades (ex: birthdays, e-mails and videoconference);

www.castiis.pt

Measures for personal and work conciliation 

Castiis has a Human Resources Department:  Bank hours  Annual training plan  Internal training, based on the diagnosis of the institution and the suggestions of employees  Annual satisfaction survey to employees  Institution receptive to proposals from the employees (ex.: unpaid leave).

www.castiis.pt

Alberto Malta Madalena Malta Isa Lopes Rosário Pereira

madalenamalta@castiis.pt cat@castiis.pt

(Continuation)

www.castiis.pt

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful