Anziani e Non Solo
ABOUT US Anziani e Non Solo is a cooperative society working since 2004 in the field of social innovation, with a specific focus on management of project and promotion of products and services in the field of welfare and social inclusion. The activities carried out by Anziani e Non Solo concerns: ♦
Active ageing and support to frail and dependent elderly
Training and support to family carers, informal and formal carers
Fight against poverty and support to social inclusion of disadvantaged people
Our areas of competences are: ♦
Project management and social research
Training and e-learning
Validation of informally acquired skills
Development of software packages for workers of social offices and employment services
Within its activities, ANS as promoted several project at local, National and European level and, among its clients, there are: local and regional administrations, foundations, NGOs, trade unions, job centers, social cooperatives. ANS is member of the International networks: ♦
INPEA – International network for the prevention of elder abuse
Eurocarers – European network of organisations working with and for carers
Age Platform – European network of organisations working for elderly people
Anziani e non solo employs a staff of 10 with relevant experience in the areas of intervention. Moreover, ANS can take advantage of skills and experiences of its associated cooperatives: ♦
Sofia (Carpi – Modena) working in the social and health care field, Sofia provides services for dependent elderly and their families
I vecchi e il mare (Castellammare di Stabia – Napoli) provides social and health care services for elderly and people with disabilities.
Workfare (Carpi – Modena) works in the fields of local development, job insertion of disadvantaged people, consultancy for the creation of new enterprises.
♦ Anziani e Non Solo società cooperativa via Lenin, 55 - 41012 Carpi (MO) ITALY - Tel. 39-59-645421 Fax 39-59-645087 www.anzianienonsolo.it - firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR PROJECTS In progress EIF—A.MIC.I - aim of the project is to help migrant micro-entrepreneurs to have access to micro credit programmes providing support and accompaniment Leonardo “IQEA Evo” - aim of the project is to sign and test an ECVET agreement among Italy, Poland and Romania concerning the professional profile of assistants to vulnerable elderly. “ EU.R.O.P.E.A.N”. - The project, developed with a partnership of 9 EU countries, has the aim to create an European Reference Framework on line for the prevention of abuse and neglect towards elderly. Grundtvig “Abaco” - The project strives to adapt methodologies and contents developed by the association NIBUD, an independent Dutch foundation that gives information about household finance, concerning the prevention of over-indebtedness in order to make them usable by partner organisations in their national contexts (Italy, Spain Portugal and Greece). Leonardo Partnership “ASK” - The partnership, ASK, seeks to analyse different methods of assessing and certificating non-formal and informally acquired skills in vocational education and training in the participating regions. Grundtvig “Life After Care” - The partnership aims to exchange ideas, experiences, good practices and tools in order to learn mutually and therefore strengthen local and national strategies concerning informal training of former family carers of relatives to help their re-insertion in the society after they end caring. Project “Aspasia Plus” - Funded by the Ministry of Equal Opportunities. Aim of the project is to support regular employment in the field of in-home assistance. Project coordinator is Ferrara's AUSL, in partnership with municipalities of Ferrara, Cento, Codigoro, Copparo and the technical assistance of Anziani e Non Solo. Project “Chi sostiene l’amministratore di sostegno?”/2 The project offers training and legal support to people working as “amministratori di sostegno” (sort of guardians on volunteer base) for elderly people in the District of Correggio (Reggio Emilia).
ANS is a member of international networks (EUROCARERS, INPEA and AGE) and of Emilia Romagna Anti-Discrimination Network. ANS is a research organisation registered in the National Research Council and is registered as an organisation working with migrants at the Ministry of Wel-
OUR PROJECTS Closed Project “Diade” - Aim of the project is to promote an action – research with the aim of collecting data about the phenomenon of violence and abuse within care relationship in the territory of the Province of Reggio Emilia. The project has been financed by Italian Government, within the Fund Against Violence. Leonardo – T.O.I. “Caregiver Talents” LLP-LDV/TOI/2007/IT/011 The aim of the project is to develop a system of validation of acquired competences concerning in-home caregivers. The project developed procedure, standards, tools which will then were experimented. Project “Elderly Network” The project offered training, capacity building and support activities to elderly people working on volunteer base in services for frail elderly (such as help lines, transportation, accompaniment etc.). They were also trained on the use of computer and Internet. The program is financed by Cassa di Risparmio di Carpi Foundation. PIC Equal – Action 2 Aspasia Planning and experimentation on territories of tools and services aimed to favour the professional and social inclusion of in-home caregivers. The project realised a training package for providing basic assistance skills to these workers and implemented three info points in three different Regions (Emilia Romagna, Puglia and Sicilia) to provide information, support, training opportunities, matching of offer and demand of, to caregivers and families. PIC Equal – Action 2 “Fuori Orario” The overall project studied and experimented services and tools to include in-home caregiver in local social services networks. Project “Towards a new welfare” The project came from mainstreaming activities of Equal Aspasia. Planning and experimentation on territories of tools and services aimed to favour the professional and social inclusion of in-home caregivers. The project implemented four info points in four municipalities of the Province of Ferrara to provide information, support, training opportunities, matching of offer and demand of, to inhome caregivers and families. The project was funded by Emilia Romagna Region. Project “To have credit” The project implemented a social micro loan system in the district of Carpi with the aim of offering credit opportunities to low income people without formal guarantees. The project has involved, at the moment, over 60 families offering loans of maximum € 4000 to solve temporary or urgent problems. The program is financed by Cassa di Risparmio di Carpi Foundation. Project “Chi sostiene l’amministratore di sostegno?” and “Filodiretto” The project offered training and legal support to people working as “amministratori di sostegno” (sort of guardians on volunteer base) for elderly people.
STAFF KEY STAFF Federico Boccaletti - President Area of expertise: social exclusion, unemployment , labour policies Federico Boccaletti - President Expertise: social exclusion, unemployment, labour policies Loredana Ligabue Loredana Area of expertise: welfare Ligabue policies, elderly, gender equality, project management, local development Expertise: welfare policies, elderly, local development, project management Barbara Vetturini Licia Boccaletti Area of expertise: Latin America, project management, local development Expertise: elderly, migrants, poverty and social exclusion, project management
Rita Seneca Licia Boccaletti Expertise: social information andproject communication Area of expertise: elderly, migration, poverty, management
Stefano Garuti Serena Dâ€™Angelo Expertise: e-learning, new technologies Area of expertise: migration, poverty and social exclusion, project management
Serena Dâ€™Angelo Stefano Garuti Expertise: migrants, poverty and social exclusion, project management Area of expertise: e-learning, new technologies Marianna Caruso Expertise: secretariat Sabrina Ligabue Area of expertise: administration and accounting Sabrina Ligabue Expertise: administration and accounting Rita Seneca Area of expertise: documentation, web-search, web-editing