GivingCare aims to empower formal & informal personal caregivers & personal assistants, & other health professionals, by developing technical, soft & digital skills, responding to the gap in the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) provision, through the design & implementation of an innovative Continuous Education Programme (CEP) & respective materials/resources, based on independent modules.


  • support the development of essential qualifications and basic skills on all individuals, fighting skill gaps and inadequacies.
  • recognition and promotion of the position of Caregiver/Personal Assistant as a professional occupation
  • creation and implementation of a Continuous Education Programme and respective materials/resources
  • creation of a guide for caregivers/personal assistants/health professionals

On January 27th, the Santa Maria Health School invited all partner institutions of the GivingCare project to participate in the project’s Kick-Off Meeting, which was held via videoconference. Learn more.