Social commitment

The Fundació Institut Guttmann is a private, non-profit, non-denominational social initiative entity classified as a charitable care organisation since 1965. As a social initiative entity, the Fundació Institut Guttmann is committed to promoting, defending the rights and campaigning for more effective equality of opportunities for people with disabilities. With this in mind, in addition to hospital and scientific activities, the foundation carries out social actions in the fields of prevention, outreach and social awareness, as well as for equal rights and opportunities for people with disabilities and their inclusion in society.

As well as seeking to provide the highest level of specialist health care to people with a disability of neurological origin, the Institut Guttmann aims to contribute effectively to the full recognition of their rights and to effective equality of opportunities. Article 7 of the Founding Articles of Association.

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Memoria 2020

As a social initiative entity and organisation dedicated to the neurorehabilitation of people with a disability of neurological origin, the Institut Guttmann has a strong social commitment that includes the current concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in its DNA. The Fundació Institut Guttmann, as a member and signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, is firmly committed to its principles and responsible sustainability goals.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Annual Report 2020

Relationship with associations for people with disabilities

Throughout its history, the Fundació Institut Guttmann has been characterised by a high degree of social commitment and working hand in hand with associations representing people with disabilities. For this reason, the Institut Guttmann counts the Social and Participation Council among its advisory governing bodies, the president of which is a member of the institute’s Board of Trustees. This initiative favours the participation and collective responsibility of all stakeholders involved in carrying out the foundation’s activities.

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Participa

PARTICIPATE is a social research project aimed at knowing and understanding how to promote the participation of people with disabilities in society, with the aim of transforming society so that it is fully inclusive.
This study aims to identify the factors that facilitate and hinder the participation of people with disabilities in society, as well as to find innovative solutions that make it possible for everyone to participate on equal terms.

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Participa
Promoting an independent life

Promoting an independent life

Promoting the philosophy of Independent Living among people with disabilities, the people around them and the professionals who work with them.

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Camp Spinal H2O

Camp Spinal H20

An international watersports camp for young people with spinal cord injury.

 

Sports&Life Guttmann Club

A programme of sporting, cultural and social activities for everyone. Join us and take part with your family and friends!

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Camp Spinal H2O

Camp Spinal H20

An international watersports camp for young people with spinal cord injury.

 

Sports&Life Guttmann Club

A programme of sporting, cultural and social activities for everyone. Join us and take part with your family and friends!

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Programa de empoderamiento

Active Life

Active Life is an innovative programme that goes one step beyond the traditional vision of hospital rehabilitation. The aim is to ensure that people regain the maximum amount of functional autonomy, as well as their ability to make decisions and manage their own lives according to their own lifestyle in an active and participatory way.

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Independent living
Guttmann Barcelona Life

Fully adapted and automated apartments aimed at people with disabilities or reduced mobility, offering personalised services tailored to each user.

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Guttmann Barcelona Life
Guttmann Barcelona Live
Guttmann Barcelona Life
Guttmann Barcelona Life
Guttmann Barcelona Life

Siidon

Website with interesting content for people with disabilities that are neurological in origin.

Siidon

Ubuntu

The UBUNTU Programme coordinates all actions aimed at ensuring dignity, respect and well-being, with the aim of urgently detecting and acting to resolve or mitigate cases of vulnerability.

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Physical education and adapted sport

Promoting physical education with a therapeutic approach, and practising adapted sport, in a normalised and inclusive way in a community setting. 

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