Last year 2 ESO students have won the 1st Prize awarded by the SARquavitae Foundation: “The Geriatros Foundation Awards – SARquavitae awarded with the aim of recognizing the social commitment of individuals and institutions that contributes to better the quality of life of the elderly and Make the world a major place ” (http://www.sarquavitae.es/).
The 2015-16 course, on the initiative of the 2ESO tutor, Mrs. Rubio, started a collaboration program between the school and the Icaime day care centre that treats patients with Alzheimer’s in its initial phase.Dr. Navas, Director of Icaime, gave a lecture to students about Alzheimer’s disease, the needs of those affected and how to treat them. Next, the project was started, which was to prepare activities of cognitive stimulation, which would be carried out in the day centre itself in the workshop hours with the participation of the users of the centre.
It is worth mentioning the work of the 2nd ESO tutors, Mrs. Rubio and D. De La Vega, who accompanied the class work and the start-up of the on-site workshop. On 21st November they will go to Madrid to collect the prize.