Ji-Paraná participates in the DGeroBrasil Project workshop

The City Hall of Ji-Paraná, through the Municipal Health Secretariat, joined the DGeroBrasil Project, which aims at qualifying care for elderly people in Primary Health Care (PHC). The 35th face-to-face workshop took place between Tuesday (29) and Wednesday (30), at a hotel in the 2nd district of the municipality.

The DGeroBrasil project is developed throughout the country, through the partnership between the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) and the Health Coordination for the Elderly of the Ministry of Health (Cosapi) of the Ministry of Health.

” The project offers technical support to PHC managers, at the state and community level, also helping professionals who work directly in the management of care for the elderly. Managers of each municipality can also include the needs of this public in planning, monitoring and evaluation actions APS”, said Kellen Nayara Cardoso, director of the Primary Care Department (DAB) at Semusa.

Representatives from Ji-Paraná, Santa Luzia D’Oeste, Rolim de Moura, Vilhena , São Miguel do Guaporé, Ouro Preto do Oeste, Buritis, Presidente Médici, Espigão D’Oeste, Costa Marques, Cacoal, Vale do Paraíso, Buritis, No va Brasilândia D’Oeste, Pimenta Bueno, São Francisco do Guaporé, Monte Negro, Parecis, Jaru, Alta Floresta D’Oeste, Urupá, Seringueiras, Corumbiara and Castanheiras participated in the meeting.

For the gerontologist and senior consultant for the DGeroBrasil project, Larissa Cesário, the project’s differential is that it is not specific for health professionals, but aimed at coordinators.

“With that, we have the focus of implementing this qualification in the managers so that they can know each profile of the elderly in their region, what are the conditions of their prevalent so that they can direct their resources in an assertive way”, pointed out Larissa.

According to the state coordinator of Health for the Elderly at the State Department of Health (Sesau), Bosco Cardoso, the project is extremely important for the municipality of Ji-Paraná, since that it seeks to qualify managers and coordinators of primary care for the planning and implementation of the line of care, strong offering multidimensional assessment to the elderly person.

” After the face-to-face workshops, there will be teleconsultation, for a period of one year, to support municipal managers in the implementation of the objectives. The DGeroBrasil aims to implement the line of care and strengthening of the multidimensional assessment for the elderly”, detailed Bosco.

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