The Matia Gerontological Institute is the unit of Matia Fundazioa dedicated to creating applicable knowledge and its dissemination in society (R+D+i). A unique centre in the Basque Country, with 10 years of experience.

The objective of this Institute is to collaborate in the definition of new models of prevention, care and health, as well as in providing support during the changes associated with ageing and the development of business projects that add value and quality to ageing, creating new solutions based on the knowledge of each of the members of the foundation.

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 Año: 2022 - Estado: In progress

Population ageing is a great social achievement that poses challenges to ensure the welfare of this population in conditions of equality and sustainability, even more so after the COVID-19 crisis that has had such an impact on the elderly.

 Año: 2022 - Estado: In progress

Helduak Zabaltzen is an initiative promoted by the Basque Government and Euskofederpen, to facilitate the transformation and adaptation of the model of Social Centres for the Elderly, as well as to accompany them towards digitalisation.

 Año: 2022 to 2024 - Estado: In progress
 Profesionales: Elisa Berrios, Paula García, Maria Francesca Cerdó i Pasqual, Penélope Castejón, Cristina Buiza, Álvaro GarciaGeneral coordination: Gerardo Amunarriz, Marian Hernández, Raquel Lázaro, Gorka Alías, Kristina Etxeberria

This project aims to generate an itinerary for the transformation of residential centers towards Person-Centered Care.

 Año: 2021 to 2023 - Estado: In progress
 Profesionales: Cristina Buiza, Miren Iturburu

New technological solutions for the optimisation of indoor air quality and minimisation of airborne transmission of pathogens

 Año: 2021 - Estado: In progress
 Profesionales: Nerea Etxaniz, Erkuden AldazAinhoa Arrillaga

More and more people in Gipuzkoa are deciding to become volunteers and accompany those in need, contributing to their wellbeing.

 Año: 2021 - Estado: In progress

The Routes of Advancement in Person-Centered Care project is a joint initiative of Matia Fundazioa and ACP Gerontología that arises from the journey made by Matia Fundazioa in the progress towards a person-centered care (ACP).

 Año: 2020 to 2021

Egiten ikasi aims to design and develop innovative and contrasted pedagogical resources, based on research and developed in co-creation processes, that favor the acquisition of attitudinal and instrumental competencies for care in the framework of ACP, to promote the advancement of this care appr

 Año: 2020 to 2021 - Estado: In progress

The carrying out of a specific survey on the living conditions of people aged 55 and over in the Basque Country allows the Basque Government to continue with successive previous studies on the reality of older people in this Autonomous Community.

 Año: 2020 to 2023 - Estado: In progress

The Project "Supporting Inclusive Development of Community-Based Long-Term Care Services through Participatory Multi-Stakeholder Approaches (InCARE)" aims to promote participatory, innovative and integrated approaches to long-term care policy and service development by focusing on aspects that ar

 Año: 2020 to 2023 - Estado: In progress

SEE ME is an Erasmus + KA2 project which, through the development of a model and a set of training tools, aims to improve the quality of care and social inclusion of older people.