Integrated Home Care and Home Care for Terminally Ill Patients requiring palliative care are services concerned with the needs of the individual, aimed at boosting and developing social and healthcare integration.
The Sisifo Consortium has been managing these services in many provinces in Sicily since 2001, providing medical and nursing care, rehabilitation, speech therapy and social care.

Specifically, as regards Integrated Home Care Services, the Consortium has been awarded the following contracts:

 

Anno 2013

In October 2011, the Sisifo Consortium was awarded the contract to provide integrated home care services for the Palermo Provincial Health Authority, in a temporary joint venture (45%) with the OSA Cooperative in Rome. The service did not begin until 16 September 2013, as a result of delays due to court appeals. 
The aims of the Integrated Home Care provided by the Sisifo Consortium are to widen and boost the scope of a local organisational framework for the treatment, social and health care and monitoring of socially significant diseases, and to activate a network of integrated social and healthcare actions, designed to facilitate access to services, guarantee transparency from diagnosis through to treatment, in line with the needs of the individual and to boost and develop the integration of health and social care. Sisifo offers a variety of types and means of intervention, depending on the level and amount of healthcare required and in line with the national and regional indications set forth in the National and Regional Healthcare Plan:
Integrated Home Care;
Home Care for Terminally Ill Patients;
Protected Discharge;
Home Hospitalisation.

 

Anno 2012

In 2012, the Sisifo Consortium was awarded the contract for the Integrated Home Care and treatment service for the Caltanisetta Provincial Health Authority area. The three-year service commenced on 15 October 2012.
In June 2012, the Consortium was also awarded the contract for managing Integrated Home Care and treatment services on behalf of the Agrigento Provincial Health Authority. After signing the contract, the Consortium began providing these services on 16 April 2013.
In September 2012, our Consortium was awarded the contract for providing Integrated Home Care and treatment services in all four areas tendered out by the Siracusa Provincial Health Authority. The service began on 1 January 2013.
Finally, in September, the Consortium was re-awarded the contract for managing Integrated Home Care and treatment services on behalf of the Messina Provincial Health Authority. This three-year contract, renewable for a further three years, is expected to be activated in the coming months.

Anno 2011

In 2011, the Sisifo Consortium was awarded the contract for providing home care and treatment for the elderly disabled and cancer patients in the area of the Trapani Provincial Health Authority. The service began on 1 July and ended on 30 June 2013.

Anno 2005

In 2005 the Sisifo Consortium was awarded the contract for Integrated Home Care Services for the Local Health Authority no. 5 of Messina, in a temporary joint venture with MEDICASA ITALIA S.p.A.; the service began in the month of August 2005, and is still running, following an extension of the contract.
In a joint venture with the company Servizi Riabilitativi and MEDICASA ITALIA S.p.A., the Consortium was also awarded the contract to provide medical and nursing home care services for terminal cancer patients resident in the province of Messina, tendered out by the Local Health Authority no. 5 of Messina. The Consortium manages 44% of the contract, which began in February 2006 and is still running, following an extension.

Anno 2004

In 2004, the Sisifo Consortium:
- was awarded the contract to provide Level 2 specialised integrated home care services for terminal patients in the area of the Local Health Authority no. 9 of Trapani, in a temporary joint venture with MEDICASA ITALIA S.p.A, the latter with a 3% stake in the contract. This service ended in June 2011.
- was awarded, in a temporary joint venture with LEGA TUMORI ONLUS and MEDICASA ITALIA S.p.A, the contract for providing medical and nursing home care to terminal cancer patients resident in the province of Messina, tendered out by the Local Health Authority no. 5 of Messina. The Consortium managed 50% of the contract, which lasted approximately one year, ending in January 2006.

Anno 2003

In 2003, Sisifo was awarded the contract for providing home care services to terminal cancer patients for the Local Health Authority no. 5 of Messina.

Anno 2001

In 2001, the Sisifo Consortium:
- was awarded the three-year contract (2001-2004) to provide integrated home care services for the Local Health Authority no. 3 of Catania, in a 50% temporary joint venture with Medicasa s.p.a.; this service ended in May 2007.
- was awarded the contract to provide integrated home care services for 24 months to terminally ill cancer patients of the Local Health Authority no. 9 of Trapani.
- was awarded the contract to provide specialised home care services for 12 months to critical-stage cancer patients of the Local Health Authority no. 9 of Trapani;
- was awarded the contract to provide integrated home care services for the Local Health Authority no. 5 of Messina, in a temporary joint venture with MEDICASA ITALIA S.p.A. and Servizi Riabilitativi s.p.a.; this service ended in August 2005.