School in hospital, service at Pini Presidium guaranteed for another three years – MI-LORENTEGGIO.COM

Last updated June 13, 2022 – 15:04

ASST Gaetano Pini-CTO and the Cavalieri Institute of Milan have renewed the agreement, which ensures children admitted to pediatric orthopedics and rheumatology the opportunity to continue their studies while in hospital

(mi-lorenteggio.com) Milan, 13 June 2022 – “We are proud to be a part of this for another three years School and Hospital project because it guarantees our young patients an inalienable right, which is the right to study and sends them the message that disease is not an obstacle for everyday life. We thank the Cavalieri Institute for working with us and assign a teacher to our school who is accessible to hospitalized children and their families“Say Dr. Anna Maria Maestroni, Social Health Director ASST Gaetano Pini-CTO.

Scuola in Ospedale is a project under the Ministry of Education which ASST Gaetano Pini-CTO has joined since 2014, guarantees the presence of a teacher for 22 hours a week, able to approach hospitalized children and young people “with respect and understanding and with the deep awareness that these patients First and foremost, people have the right to remain themselves, grow and develop “, as stated on the ministry’s website. the association “Il Sorriso di Matilde” and numerous games for children.

The teacher’s presence next to the traditional hospital figures therefore serves to reassure, through a custom report, the sick child and to support and guide it on the didactic level. It is a school that has to adapt to the learner, and it did so even during the pandemic that Dr. Maestroni explains: “In the most critical phases of the pandemic, we guaranteed the service through distance learning, but as soon as we could, in accordance with the law and guarantee the maximum protection of our patients, we were happy to resume in presence, because it is precisely human contact that is established. between the child and the teacher to ensure the success of the project“.

The young patients can then perform the tasks assigned to them by the sending school, with the support of the teacher and ask to have the topics elaborated. Not only that, thanks to the training of teachers from the Cavalieri Institute in Milan, coding and video writing rudiments were introduced in the teaching at the school at Pini Hospital: useful knowledge for young patients, which they will also benefit from at the end of the hospitalization. The service is guaranteed in the pediatric area of ​​the Pini Presidiuma ward where children and teenagers up to the age of 18 and their families are welcomed orthopedic pathologies, including oncological and rheumatological.

Protecting the right to education for students admitted to hospitals through the school system of the hospital and homeschooling is a priority for the Lombardy region that following proposals from Vice-President and Councilor for Welfare Letizia Moratti, together with the Councilor for Education, Universities, Research, Innovation and Simplification, Fabrizio Sala has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Regional School Office to strengthen and expand hospital education.

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The Territorial Healthcare Company Gaetano Pini-CTO, a reference point for orthopedics, specialist rehabilitation, rheumatology and neurology, at national level, includes three hospitals in Milan: Gaetano Pini, CTO and Fanny Finzi Ottolenghi Rehabilitation Center. ASST Gaetano Pini-CTO – development of Milanese Orthopedic School founded in 1874 – specializes in musculoskeletal pathologies and traumas, rheumatology and physiotherapists. The company welcomes more than 800,000 users each year, and its specialists work with the most sophisticated imaging techniques, both through conventional operating rooms and equipped with the latest technologies. ASST Gaetano Pini-CTO is a donor center for the treatment of chronic patients associated with rheumatological pathologies and Parkinson’s disease.

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