The City Council opened a new call to take care of elderly dependent through technological solutions. The proposal is coordinated by the Area of Social Rights and the Commissioner of Technology and Digital Innovation of the City Council of Barcelona and is open until September 26, 2019 .
The Social Rights Department of the Barcelona City Council and the Commissioner for Technology and Digital Innovation launch the Social Challenge: "How can we deal effectively with dependent elderly people in the framework of the social superiors?" For Help elderly people at risk of social exclusion and dependence.
The purpose of the call is based on the increase in the demand for social services due to the aging of the population , together with the foreseeable reduction of future pensions and rising housing prices that make it necessary to rethink the structures and the distribution of these services, as well as finding complementary or alternative models in the residential centers.
The City Council's response is to divide Barcelona into some 300 Social Superweights of about 6,000 inhabitants each to provide quality services and proximity to the elderly and, in a second phase, extend the model to other essential aspects for the welfare of the population. community, such as childcare, culture and education, and new ways of solving accessibility to housing. In these social supercases, people will envy in homes adapted to their functional and space needs under a system of participatory and proximate governance; In addition, all will receive the same services regardless of the level of income.
Through this link you can consult the bases of the call, open until September 26.
By means of this form , the solutions proposals can be presented to the challenge and attach the document Responsible Declaration filled out and signed (it can be downloaded at the end of the form).