Culture of Care – Beyond Prevention and Treatment

seniors-620x245Launched at the International WDA Forum held in October 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, this project mobilizes the development of a culture of care in response to the longevity revolution in Brazil. Guided by the Rio Declaration on Developing a Culture of Care, emerging from the Forum, the project encompasses 1) a seminar series addressing national and international care initiatives and models, 2) an environmental scan of training programmes and work places and 3) research on the tasks and working conditions of caregivers.