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ProCKD Madrid

Another ProCKD Transnational Project Meeting is currently being held in Madrid. On May 9th-10th 2022 we meet in Madrid, Spain. 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.

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ProCKD Newsletter 5 – Looking Back at the Dutch Training Days

ProCKD Newsletter 5
The ProCKD Newsletter covers the Dutch ProCKD training activity held at AREA071. Presentations and workshops were made that supported the purpose of the project and helped to develop the competencies of the target group. In particular, examples of good practice were introduced to integrate patients with Chronic Kidney Disease with peer leaders in the business world.

Looking back at the Dutch Training Days

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ProCKD Newsletter Number 4

ProCKD Newsletter Number 4
ProCKD newsletter number 4 covers the 2nd transnational meeting of the Pro-CKD project, which was held in Istanbul in January 2022. Participants came together again on the campus of Istanbul Gelişim University.

The project ProCKD, which was funded by the European Commission from December 2020, draws attention to the socio-economic problems faced by individuals suffering from kidney diseases. The focus of this project include, how kidney patients can continue their jobs after starting dialysis, how to encourage them to continue education and training, and how to help unemployed patients find meaningful jobs.

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Dutch ProCKD Snapshots

Dutch ProCKD Snapshots

Dutch Employment, Employability and Entrepreneurship Study Days
We have just finished the Dutch ProCKD training Days at Area071 in Leiderdorp, Zuid-Holland. The presentations and workshops supported the capacity building of the stakeholders and partners, thus helping the development of the necessary patient competences. The learning activities have been a good chance to show good practice in integrating patients with Chronic Kidney Disease as peer leaders in the world of work. The Dutch training days directly strengthened the competences of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and their family to motivate them to engage in further professional development.

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ProCKD Flashback to Istanbul – Coming Up LTT Holland

ProCKD Flashback to Istanbul – Coming Up LTT Holland

Pro-CKD Project – Istanbul
The Project ProCKD targets patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. We wish to employ Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease, support their employment and employability and entrepreneurship. It’s not for caregivers and not necessarily for social entrepreneurship. Patients with CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) or ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) face many barriers to remaining in or joining the workforce, especially after starting dialysis treatment. These barriers include poor employment opportunities because of disadvantaged socioeconomic status, fatigue and other symptoms of renal failure, depression and feelings of social isolation, comorbid diseases, transportation issues, potential loss of disability and/or medical assistance benefits with employment, scheduling conflicts with dialysis, and the assumption by some employers that patients on dialysis are too sick or undependable to work. During the Istanbul Meeting we addressed the opportunities, challenges and approaches of the partnership from a Turkish perspective.

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Dutch ProCKD Training Days

Dutch ProCKD Training Days

Dutch ProCKD Training Days

The Dutch ProCKD Training Days will take place in Leiden, April 2022. The ProCKD training will support the capacity building of the stakeholders, thus helping the development of the necessary patient competences. Activities will be an opportunity to develop a community of further support for the professional integration of patients and for their caregivers’ education. Area071 is the excellent venue for the ProCKD Trainingdays. The ProCKD project focuses on the needs and problems of patients with chronic kidnet 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.

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ProCKD Training Days Aegina

ProCKD Training Days Aegina

ProCKD Training Aegina
The ProCKD project will focus on the needs and problems of patients from Spain, Turkey, Greece, and the Netherlands, regarding how can the employed patients be assured to stay in the workforce after initiation of dialysis, how being convinced to continue training and education, and how unemployed patients can be helped to join the workforce. Understanding the factors influencing employment rates, the obstacles for a person who wish to have a fulfilling professional life.

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ProCKD News

ProCKD News

2nd Newsletter ProCKD
The project ProCKD, draws attention to the socio-economic problems faced by individuals suffering from kidney diseases. The focus of this project include, how kidney patients can continue their jobs after starting dialysis, how to encourage them to continue education and training, and how to help unemployed patients find meaningful jobs. This is the second Newsletter of the project,

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Newsletter ProCKD

Newsletter ProCKD

The project ProCKD, which was funded by the European Commission from December 2020, draws attention to the socio-economic problems faced by individuals suffering from kidney diseases. The focus of this project include, how kidney patients can continue their jobs after starting dialysis, how to encou-rage them to continue education and training, and how to help unemployed patients find meaningful jobs. This is the first Newsletter of the project, which looks back on the webinar “work is treatment and treatment is work”. This was held online on February 16 with the participation of all partners, organized by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Pieter Van Schie was the speaker of the webinar and emphasized the current problems related to employment.

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