ProCKD is about exchanging good practices for the professional integration of adults with chronic kidney disease. On October 7th-8th 2022 the final meeting was organised in Athens, Greece. The ProCKD project focuses on the needs and problems of patients with chronic kidney desease to support them in training and education, employment and entrepreneurship, removing the obstacles for a person who wish to have a fulfilling professional life. The ProCKD project is co-funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European union
EPIONI organised the transnational project meeting and had arranged a very interesting programme, with a lot of evaluation ingredients. The ProCKD team also scheduled the last activity, the ProCKD webinar on November 18th 2022. In the meeting Greek EU parliamentary Stelios Kympouropoulos praised the work of Greek Carers Network EPIONI, reagrding care taking around chronic kidney disease. The coordinator of the ProCKD partnership is the Federación Nacional de Asociaciones ALCER (Spain). Antonio summarised the journey we have travelled so far, and explained our ’to do list’. Saronic Nephrological Center (Greece), Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Spain), Istannbul Gelisim University (Turkeu) and the Dutch Foundation onf Innovation Welfare 2 Work (The Netherlands) all reviewed the good practices collected and presentented so far.
ProCKD Good Practices
The project website www.prockd.eu, powered by the Federación Nacional de Asociaciones ALCER has made a very clear breakdown of the activities and good practices collected, so far. Currently the ProCKD website is being updated and upgraded. Other information, documents and presentations on the training carried out by the ProCKD consortium are showcased on the website as well. Few documents you really need to read, are;
- Employment status and indirect costs in patients with renal failure: differences between different modalities of renal replacement therapy
- Employment in the patient with chronic kidney disease related to renal replacement therapy
- ProCKD Webinar, November 18th 2022, 11.00 CET