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Employers for Carers »

Employers for Carers (EfC) is a membership forum of large and small employers chaired by British Gas and supported by the specialist knowledge of Carers UK. The leadership of Employers for Carers is provided by BT, Listawood, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the University of Leeds. Together with other members such as British Gas, the Metropolitan Police, the Government Equalities Office, NHS Trusts and local councils they are already rising to the challenge of supporting carers in their workforce. This...

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Equinoxe »

Since 1986, Equinoxe, a NGO, has provided telecare services to older people with cognitive and physical impairments, who live alone, but need constant supervision. It aims to support older people to live independently and safely. Its drivers are listening, supervision and geo-location to respond to its users’ needs. A social motivation was to offer a personalised service to respect each subscriber’s individuality. There are three main services: helpline, geo-location and telecare....

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Everon »

Everon is a privately held Finnish company. Its headquarters are located in SW Finland just outside of Turku, with offices near London, UK, Quebec City and Canada. It provides an intelligent wireless monitoring and alarm system suitable to a range of telecare and security applications for frail older people living at home and/or in care facilities..The company’s current business was started in Finland in 2007.The main target groups are not only frail older people with chronic illnesses,

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Family Care Support Portal (Anhörigstödsportale) »

The Family Care Support Portal is a web-based initiative that facilitates communication between family carers and the care professionals, working in the municipality of Gävle, a city north of Stockholm with 95,000 inhabitants. This is a local initiative which was set up by the IT company “Open Care”, staff from the Gävle municipality and family carers and funded by the Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology (SIAT) within the family caregiver section of their older

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Fold Group-Housing with Care »

The initiative “Housing-with-care” was introduced to Northern Ireland in 1997, by Fold, a not-for-profit housing association, as part of its overall emphasis on service improvement and innovation, and care staff are available 24 hours a day in the association’s housing developments. Even before this, telecare was launched as far back as 1993 as part of Fold’s ongoing mission to develop innovative approaches to supporting older people with housing needs. Telehealth was launched...

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GAPET »

GAPET is a secure Swedish online national network, created in December 2009, for computer literate informal carers and paid assistants of older, disabled and sick care recipients. Indirect recipients are formal carers, whose care burden is reduced, due to the collaboration of an informed and supported informal sector. Around 2950 users were recently contacted. This ICT is also a tool for care providers, municipalities, health care authorities and formal carers to inform and support informal...

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Healthtalkonline.org »

Healthtalkonline is an award-winning charity website that allows patients and their carers to share their experience of illness or health problems, to support informed decision making by providing reliable, evidence-based information. The service is run by the Database of Individual Patient Experience- DIPEx charity in collaboration with the Health Experiences Research Group (HERG) at the University of Oxford, that has the business objective to collect through in depth interviews, and analyse...

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Here’s a Hand »

Here’s a Hand was a Scottish on-line service publicly funded by City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh's Change Fund, the Open Innovation Project (European Regional Development Funding INTERREG IV B) and Scotland UnLtd' s Millennium Awards. Here’s a Hand was terminated in July 2013, but can be recreated by anyone through its open source computer code. The service targeted formal and informal carers and used mobile phone texts, email, and online messaging to communicate across...

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HFT-Home Farm Trust »

Home Farm Trust (HFT) is a national charity providing long-term support for people with learning disabilities and their families to live the life they want to live, by taking the time to get to know them and their aims, and providing friendly support and expert advice where it’s needed, whether it’s with housing, jobs, money, or relationships. It offers a wide range of flexible services throughout the UK, including assistive technologies.HFT provides a number of basic training packages...

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Hilfswerk Notruf »

The Notruftelefon is a social alarm system provided and funded by the Austrian non-profit organisation Hilfswerk, enabling older people to call an ambulance in emergencies by pressing a button on a wristband. Users are required to pay a monthly rental fee from 25.40€ to 33.90€ plus the installation fee (21.80 €). Devices used are sensors, alarms and a simple wristband. The service supports older people to live independently and gives peace of mind to their family carers....

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