The aging of migrant population and the need to face increased diversity impacting, among others, into health-care
provision, is an European issue. Being this a European-challenge, there is certainly an added-value in approaching it from an European perspective. The project is based on collaborations between universities and non profit organizations to advance and generate knowledge concerning person-centered, diversity-sensitive healthcare for older migrants and their
The project model relies on recognizing and transferring different styles of communication, decision-making preferences, roles of family, sexual and gender issues, and issues of mistrust, prejudice, and racism in order to avoid assumptions about patients on the basis of their background This means that health and care students and professionals needs to be supported in developing skills in diverse-sensitive care. Different interactive learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, internships, simulation skills and guided reflective practice can be used in order to support the students and professionals to reach these skills.
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