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The European project MYH4D is funded by the European Commission through the Italian National Agency for the Erasmus+ Programme. The MYH4D European project aims at supporting adult educators in helping health carers dealing with relatives with dementia and their families.


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CONTEXT

Adults and seniors education about dementia aims to equip them with knowledge, know-how, skills and/or competences. Health and family literacy about dementia has got an impact at individual level in terms of personal, emotional, sociality, health and wellbeing learning advantages and an impact at social level in terms of implementing a more inclusive community.

AIMS

The aim of the MYH4D project is to improve adult non-formal learning training about dementia that is becoming an increasing social priority, also using open and distance e-learning.

TARGET GROUPS

The main target groups of the project are:

  • Educators
  • Persons living with dementia
  • Family caregivers

RESULTS

The project makes available three main outputs:

  • The "Be connected" M.O.O.C. aiming at giving instruments to adult and senior teachers to improve their competences on dementia in adult non-formal learning training about dementia health literacy.
  • A Community of Practice for adult educators aims to share ongoing adults/seniors learning training to persons with dementia and to family caregiver.
  • As set of Guidelines for EDA leaders and for policy makers aim to improve sustainable educational strategies and policies about dementia.