Abraço Amigo

Specialised and individualised intervention carried out in collaboration with caregivers and focused on adapting an older person’s home.


Promoter: Grupo de Ação Social do Porto 
Territorial reach: District of Porto
Target group: Older people who are socially vulnerable and in cognitive decline 
Duration: 3 years
SDG: 3. Good Health and Well-being, 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities

Specialised, humane, creative and individualised intervention among older people with a poor support network, no family support, low income, poor living conditions and cognitive decline. Work is carried out in collaboration with caregivers and includes the design and use of a handbook to adapt an older person’s home, sharing guidelines for better safety and comfort at home. 


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Sustainable Development Goals


This project contributes to the following SDG targets:


Meta 3.4

By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being.

Meta 11.1

By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums.

Updated on 07 october 2020

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