Matia takes part in the Usurbil Care Fair on 19th November


We have been working for two long years now to build a new care ecosystem centred on the person, through a broad participatory process, in Usurbil. We asked ourselves: How do we want to care? How do we want to be cared for? What can the institutions, the community or the sector do to achieve this? It is the moment to make known the contents elaborated in these two years and we want to share them with all of you, citizens, carers,...

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Matia Instituto accompanies the IASS residences in the process of implementation and evaluation of the person-centred care model in their living units.


The Aragonese Institute of Social Services (IASS) takes a further step in the implementation in the Autonomous Community of the Person-Centred Integrated Care model (AICP) with the start of the assessment, training and evaluation work to begin work on the new cohabitation units in the IASS residences. This process is a new milestone in the change of philosophy of care in residential centres and work will be carried out in the nine public...

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Matia Instituto collaborates in the participative workshops in Eibar and Erandio to improve the Social Centres for the elderly.


The Helduak Zabaltzen initiative is a project 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. Its main aim is to adapt the centres to the needs of the current and future elderly population. Two pilot projects are currently underway in Erandio (Altzaga Social Centre) and in Eibar (Untzaga,...

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Mayte Sancho, patron saint of Matia, chosen among the 50 world leaders of the #HealthyAgeing50 initiative of the United Nations and WHO


Mayte Sancho was one of the 50 people chosen from more than 500 applications submitted. El Director General de la OMS y otros responsables de organizaciones como la International Federation on Ageing (IFA), reconocieron el papel de liderazgo ejercido por los líderes seleccionados en el ámbito de la mejora de la salud y el bienestar de las personas mayores As the United Nations points out, the world's population currently lives an...

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Imagen ponentes de la Jornada "Arte y cultura, una ventana al sentido de vida en la demencia"

Matia organises a pioneering conference on art, culture and dementia at the Donostia Aquarium


The meeting serves as the closing event of the European project DCUM, an initiative that over three years has explored artistic and cultural practice in the field of dementia in four EU countries: Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain. During the event, a group of people with dementia, their families and carers were able to enjoy various photography and dance activities. On 8th June, the event "Art and culture, a window to the...

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Matia and ACP Gerontology launch a new material with guidelines aimed at promoting good treatment of people in care.


Elder abuse remains a hidden and invisible issue for which we have little or no data to guide us as to its real magnitude. This resource is part of a collection of 5 care-related pathways that are developed under the Person-Centred Care approach. Between 2019 and 2030, the number of people aged 60 and over is expected to increase by 38%, from 1 billion to 1.4 billion, outnumbering the world's youth. This is therefore a phenomenon of...

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