City of Barcelona – Spain

Pilot Name: Care sector upskilling and training


Capacity building of social enterprises, sharing economy, third sector, citizen’s organizations, crowdfunding initiatives, etc.

New job profiles and skills will be designed and prototypes will be made about the new trends on skills and profiles from the care services (addressed to elder and dependent people). With the outcomes from the design and prototype of new and polyvalent skills and professional profiles, adapted and innovative training plans will be designed.
New models of provision of care will be analyzed and prototypes will be built adapted to the new needs of elder and dependent people and caregivers according to the place where they receive the care services: at home, in residential centers or in day centers.


The implementation of this pilot action will have several phases:

1). Deep analysis of the actual situation of the care sector – field of services of attention to dependent and elder people taking into account new proposals of reorganization of care.
2). Definition of a catalogue of professional profiles related to the services
3). Design of a professionalizing educational plan