Occupational Therapy. ”Which Way to People”– Świętokrzyskie Villages Cover Image

Terapia zajęciowa. „Którędy do Ludzi” – wioski świętokrzyskie
Occupational Therapy. ”Which Way to People”– Świętokrzyskie Villages

Author(s): Mariusz Kuskowski
Subject(s): Psychology, Sociology, Individual Psychology, Behaviorism, Gerontology
Published by: VERBUM - vydavateľstvo Katolíckej univerzity v Ružomberku
Keywords: Aging; Solitude; Occupational therapy;

Summary/Abstract: This article focuses on the actual aid for the elderly from villages in the Świętokrzyskie region offered by the San Giovani foundation, established among others for this reason, and the implementation of civic projects. The first part of the article i devoted to the peculiarities of living in a village in the Świętokrzyskie region, in particular of the elderly who often experience not only aging but also a sense of solitude. Initiatives such as organising meetings for the elderly lasting several days, therapeutic diagnosis, and occupational therapy preceded by training allow the people who frequently feel deserted and unneeded to find and experience the joy of creating and, above all, of being together with another human.

  • Issue Year: XXI/2021
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 32-44
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Polish