The project titled 'Adjustment of "Waligora" facility' in Sokolowsko being in charge of long-term care for the elderly, chronically ill and dependent persons is co-financed within the implementation of the Operational Programme PL07 under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014.

Total value of the project: 8 306 415.00 PLN
Grant amount: 6 645 132 PLN (80% of eligible expenditure)

Deadline of the Project: 01.08.2014 - 31.03.2016
Anticipated completion date of the Project: 31.03.2016

The project is co-financed within the implementation of the Operational Programme PL07 under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014.


The project titled 'Adjustment of "Waligora" facility' in Sokolowsko being in charge of long-term care for the elderly, chronically ill and dependent persons is co-financed within the implementation of the Operational Programme PL07 under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014. Its assumptions include comprehensive support for both patients of the centre, as well as for employees working in their favour.

The general purpose of the project is to conduct diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the elderly, chronically ill and dependent persons, according to the standards of EMR and to the latest medical technologies in a restored and modernized medical institution "Waligora" in Sokolowsko. The general purpose of the project will be achieved through the implementation of intermediate targets: Restoration and reconstruction of the building "Waligora" – adaptation of the building for the purposes of the health care centre; Use of occupational therapy for treatment and improvement of the patients in order to restore their functions; Evaluation of Medical Research (EMR) – practicing medicine in a way enabling to integrate the conclusions learned from current and reliable scientific reports of clinical experience and patient preferences. Practicing medicine in accordance with the principles of EMR, as a continuous process of self-improvement of own professional skills on the basis of the results of current and reliable research.

The project provides for the implementation of three separated modules:

  1. Task involving the renovation of the building Waligora, where there will be built a modern medical institution, responding to the needs of the local community.
  2. Implementation of the cycle of occupational therapy workshops for patients of medical institutions, tailored to the needs of persons staying in such institutions. The project provides for conducting 4000 hours of therapeutic workshops.
  3. Implementation of a specialized training for the staff. Skills acquired during the training will improve the functioning of the medical staff in social relations, and most importantly, will contribute to faster and more effective curing of patients. Knowledge and skills acquired during the training will make the patient feel safer, just by satisfying these needs. Sense of security and trust is very important in the long-term treatment.

The project implementation is scheduled for the period from August 2014 to March 2016.


Renovation of the "Waligora" facility in Sokolowsko has been started.

Another big investment of the Sanatoria Dolnośląskie Company has been commenced. In the area of the "Waligora" facility in Sokolowsko intensive construction works are now conducted. Their purpose is to provide patients with modern, perfectly equipped health care centre in which Sanatoria Dolnośląskie are to render services in the scope of diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation of the elderly, chronically ill and dependent persons. Unused for many years and depreciated building requires major investment and comprehensive renovation.

"We want "Waliora" in Sokolowsko to regain its full splendour, just like almost finished "Biały Orzeł". Revitalization and modernization of our facilities in Sokołowsko are key tasks that Management Board has set for the company. It is worth remembering that "Waligora" project is a consistent realization of renovation plans together with rising the qualifications of the caring, nursing and managing personnel. We are convinced that creating proper living conditions for our pensioners, the use of modern therapeutic methods and high competence of the staff will guarantee us a place among the best domestic long term care centres" – said the President of the Management Board, Barbara Grzegorczyk.

The project titled: “Adjustment of the "Waligora" facility in Sokolowsko offering long-term care for the elderly, chronically ill and dependent persons” is co-financed from the funds of the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and Norwegian Financial Mechanism for 2009-2014.


Trainings for employees within the framework of "Waligora" project are open!

Employees of medical institutions: nurses, medical carers and personnel dealing with direct service of patients participated in the first training realized within the framework of the project "Adjustment of "Waligora" facility in Sokolowsko offering long-term care for the elderly, chronically ill and dependent persons”.

On 14 and 15 of February the training titled "games people are playing – communication without aggression, manipulation and humiliation" took place in Sokolowsko. A coach from a training company in Warszawa demonstrated to the participants how to handle stressful situations, to which people employed in long-terms care centres are exposed on daily basis.

Next trainings will take place also in our unit in Rosciszow, where the long-term care is provided as well.

Trainings within the framework of the project aim at raising employees’ qualifications in different fields. Covered issues, such as the mechanism of human behaviour, the ability to handle difficult situations or personality characteristics are to facilitate the work for medical staff and indirectly rise the comfort of patients’ stay in health care facilities belonging to the "Sanatoria Dolnośląskie" Company.