What we doStarting point
We seek to transform a social care model that cannot lag behind what human rights standards and our society require of it and which must be equal to the changing environment.
A rapidly-changing society
For some decades now, our society has been immersed in accelerated and far-reaching social changes, some of which have heightened in the wake of the recent economic crisis. It is a model that was conceived in a context of industrial
The impact of ICT
It is particularly the attributes linked to ICT (innovation, accessibility, immediacy, transparency…) that have transformed the dynamics of the global economy, expectations, behaviours, lifestyles, work tools and social relationships between citizens, generating
In recent decades, Human Rights international law has pointed the way forward in terms of finding answers for this new scenario. The universal nature of Human Rights obliges States to guarantee fully effective
A model that no longer fits
Whereas in other areas of life citizens can manage virtually everything online; they purchase and hire personalised consumer products; they obtain information and immediate answers about things that concern them; they can choose and decide
Phenomena that are now consolidated and well-known have produced far-reaching changes on individuals and society: new socio-economic dynamics generate greater inequality and increase the risk of social exclusion; an ageing population caused
New social vulnerabilities
These transformations have generated a new and much more complex risk and social vulnerability structure than that of our industrial past, prompting the emergence of new phenomena such as lack of job qualifications, precarious employment,
Thwarted or insufficient progress
The commitment to respect the dignity, self-determination and the rights of people who require personal support and for the purpose of social inclusion has translated into the conceptualisation of the new Person-Centred Care (PCC) model.