The aim of this call for grant applications is to improve current dementia care and support in the Dutch Caribbean through qualitative action research. The call focuses on collaboration between all six islands: Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten.
28 July 2021
21 September 2021,
Do you want to apply? The entire grant call can be accessed using the link below. Here you can find all the specific information about the call.
The new dementia research programme will focus on the Kingdom of the Netherlands as a whole, including the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. The goal of this call for grant applications is to improve the quality of dementia care for people with dementia and their loved ones in this region. To strengthen and safeguard the local organisation and infrastructure of dementia care over the long term, this call for grant applications focuses on collaboration between the ‘Windward’ islands (Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten) and the ‘Leeward’ islands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao).
In this grant round, funding can be requested for action research in the field of dementia. Action research combines research and implementation. Close collaboration is required between practitioners, people with dementia and their loved ones, informal carers, government and research.
The research must focus on developing and using knowledge to provide sustainable solutions for dementia care that are relevant to healthcare practice, people living with dementia and their loved ones. The approach must be focused on and be applicable to all six islands and should be linked to local dementia plans.
A partnership must be established with relevant parties in the context of dementia care for the Dutch Caribbean. The partnership will at least consist of parties from:
For this grant round, €250,000 is available. The maximum grant that can be applied for from ZonMw is €250,000 per project application. The duration of the project should be between 18 and 24 months.
You may submit your application via ProjectNet until 21 September 2021, 2.00 p.m.
The call text can be downloaded as a pdf and contains all detailed information about this call. Note: The Dutch grant call prevails. No rights may be derived from this English translation.Submit application
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