Young-D: Knowledge transfer about a psychosocial and behavioural program to prevent and manage anxiety, stress and sleep problems in people with early onset dementia

Project: Other

Project Details

Description


Erasmusproject

This project aims to educate and sensitize health care providers, organisations and health care students and -lecturers about early onset dementia. More specifically, this project focuses on knowledge transfer about aspects in the prevention and management of anxiety, stress and sleep problems in people with early onset dementia by means of a psychosocial and behavioural program.

Activities to implement
(1) the development and organisation of a train-the-trainer course for professional health caregivers and organisations.; (2) the health care organisation partner in each European country (partner) will enroll the six week psychosocial and behavioural program in its own setting; (3) knowledge transfer towards future health care students and lecturers will be provided per country by means of a blended learning module.

Planned results:
(1) Development of the train-the-trainer course: a syllabus and a joint report
(2) Implementation of the six week program in each health care setting in the included health care partners and a joint report (3) development of blended learning course and a joint report

Layman's description

YOUNG-D is a European project on the prevention and management of anxiety, stress and sleep problems in people with early onset dementia (OED).

The overall aim of this project is to increase awareness and knowledge of (future) health care providers in the included EU-partners on psychosocial and behavioral program YOUNG-D in people with early onset dementia in order to prevent and manage anxiety, stress and sleep problems, which in turn increases heart rate variability, wellbeing and quality of life.
Short titleYoung-D
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/10/221/10/24

Collaborative partners

  • Hanze University of Applied Sciences
  • Odisee University of Applied Sciences Brussels (lead)
  • Interzorg
  • Aarhus Kommune
  • SOSU OSTJYLLAND
  • BRAUNSCHWEIG WOLFENBUTTEL
  • Familiezorg Oost-Vlaanderen V.Z.W.