Regresso a Casa

To assist seniors who do not have a support system after hospital discharge


Promoter: Associação Mais Proximidade Melhor Vida
Target group: Isolated seniors
Territorial reach: District of Lisbon (Lisbon)
Duration: 2 years
SDG: 3. Good Health and Well-being

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This project aims at providing assistance to older people who do not have a support system after being discharged from hospital.

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The promoting association has vast experience in helping older people living in isolation in Lisbon city centre and its Mouraria neighbourhood, and works with a local collaboration network. The project includes coordinating with healthcare services while seniors are still hospitalised, mapping local services and offering personalised assistance for consultations, medical examinations and daily activities.

Sustainable Development Goals


This project contributes to the following SDG target:


Target 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.

Updated on 18 september 2020

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