GOLD- Good Practices for OLD People
April 5, 2021
November 9, 2021

Project Description

  • Title: PRAGRESS
  • Duration: September 2020 – August 2023
  • Funding: KA2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
  • Website: PRAGRESS


The European project (Erasmus+) entitled PRAGRESS, started in September 2020 with the duration of three years. The aim of the project is to create educational material for caregivers of the elderly which will help them to deal in the best possible way with aggressive behaviors by care recipients, so as to minimize the impact they can have on them, such as on their relationship.

The objectives of the project are:

  • Raising awareness about provocative, aggressive, and violent behavior.
  • Assisting caregivers in understanding the causes and how they can reduce or prevent aggressive or violent behavior.
  • Providing guidance on methods for managing and de-escalating aggressive behavior, and engaging coping strategies for caregiver

DHBW Stuttgart, Studienzentrum für Gesundheitswissenschaften (Project Coordinator)

Academic partners:

NUI Galway (Ireland)

TURKU AMK (Finland)

Care Providing Organizations:

FRODIZO (Greece)

ISRAA (Italy)

Wohlfahrtswerk (Germany)

Private Agency (Technology Partner)