With the aim of promoting their technological solutions and being an active part of the efforts to improve the quality of life of people, Neat participated in the XIII National Congress of Lares that took place in the city of Madrid from October 24 to 26, 2018, under the motto “Committed to Good Work”.
The congress had a large commercial exhibition area where Neat showed its residential care systems in booth number 4, accompanied by dozens of social economy entities and companies related to the social care sector.
Juan Vela Caudevilla, president of Lares Asociación, said that the objective of this congress is to make it “the most important event in the sector”.
Also, Vela explained that on this occasion the organizing committee worked “on innovation and plurality to offer a different congress that meets the expectations of all those who, in one way or another, are involved in the sector of care for dependence»; to this end, a “first-level scientific committee was formed, made up of different experts and professionals from all areas of attention and management”, who programmed more than 20 specialized workshops “and different itineraries, with the aim of deeply addressing the areas of direct care and dependency management».
During the event, fundamental issues were addressed such as bioethics at the end of life, the development of good practices, therapeutic feeding, person-centered care, leadership of the elderly in society, the current demographic situation, national strategies for an active aging, the importance of caretakers, among others.
This event of professionals from the sector welcomed more than 600 attendees.
Lares is an organization in which three entities coexist: Federation, Foundation and Association that share the objective of improving the quality of life of the elderly, the dependent, disabled and at risk of social exclusion people through the personalization of the direct attention, training of professionals and search for financing.
Lares has 17 regional associations that bring together 1,050 centers and services throughout Spain.