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Andalusian Telecare Service (in Spanish Servicio Andaluz de Teleasistencia; SAT) »

The Andalusian Telecare Service (in Spanish Servicio Andaluz de Teleasistencia; SAT) is an initiative sponsored by the Regional Ministry for Equality and Social Welfare of the Andalusian Government. It is a personal monitoring system, based on new technologies, to immediately support in any case of needs (information, help in case of emergency situation, or just for conversations), loneliness and isolation of its target users, mainly older dependent people and people with disabilities and indirectly...

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Being Carers-Ser Cuidador »

"Ser Cuidador" is a website created to recognise and increase the social awareness about dependence, disability and care related issues in Spain providing different services (e.g. help, prevention, contacts and links), tools for the interaction among carers and/or care professionals (e.g. blogs and forum), documents, research materials, training and useful information to support informal and formal carers. The portal was promoted by the Spanish "Red Cross" in collaboration...

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ALADDIN was a home care ICT system with information and services to monitor health conditions of older people, provide socialization and cognitive stimulation for people with dementia and finally, support and relief for their carers. It used an integrated platform to assess patients from a distance and manage the data in order to facilitate personalised interventions and adaptive care. It focused on prevention of risk factors rather than on medical interventions, after symptoms and diseases have...

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Body Guard »

The Body Guard is an emergency alarm and its ICT services are based on a landline or mobile phone, with personal data and case history stored in the operator’s centre. The service described in this case-study works thanks to a simple touch of the SOS button of a device worn around the neck or the wrist, that alerts the emergency centre in case of an emergency,  The emergency alert contains the location of the device through the enabled GPS receiver. If the GPS receiver is turned off,...

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Book your Own Breaks »

The locally run Book Your Own Breaks service was launched in May 2010. It is a secure marketplace for informal carers to book formal care support themselves rather than by phone although those who still want to do this can. The aim of the service is to provide a simple, innovative way of giving carers choice, flexibility and control in choosing breaks. Target users are informal and formal carers as well as cared for people. In addition it offers a service to care organisations which allows them...

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The CAMPUS project is an ICT initiative (initially funded by an Equal project) for care workers’ social and professional inclusion filling in the gap in providing education and training for migrant care workers in Italy. This training system aims at empowering/raising awareness on issues of long-term care and updating knowledge and skills of migrant care workers (MCWs), family carers and private care workers, in particular migrant care ones. The...

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Care Assistants Search Agency (C.A.S.A.) »

The Care Assistants Search Agency (C.A.S.A.) was an innovative Agency that aimed to match the increasing demand for long-term carers with qualified migrant care workers through an Internet platform. The more than 1000 users were migrant care workers, older people and local health and social services. The project was funded with €345,000 from the European Fund for the Integration of Third-country Nationals Community Actions. It was coordinated by the non-profit Consorzio Sociale COIN Società...

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Caregivers (Aidants Proches) »

Started in March 2011, Aidants Proches is a counselling service, based on a self-assessment, that provides information and support for French speaking Belgian informal carers, that can be accessed through the internet or the telephone. The purpose is to provide some respite, training and volunteer support to informal carers of old people living at home in order to alleviate carer burden, burnout and loneliness. The main driver was the pivotal role played by informal carers in the Belgian society...

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Caren »

Caren is a personal healthcare portal aiming to help informal and formal carers organise and coordinate assistance and share information, created by the NEDAP business unit Healthcare, which is a provider of technological solutions in different sectors ( The service is free-of-charge and privately financed with investments and revenue from other ICT services. There are more than 8,000 users, which are increasing. Carers either receive a login code by Caren...

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Carers Direct Helpline »

Since April 2009 Carers Direct Helpline is an online information service and a telephone helpline that aims at informing informal and formal carers on caring issues and rights and allowing them to share their personal experience. It is run and funded by the UK National Health Service. Among offered services there are a carers’ blog and an online forum, a help line with interpreters in more than 170 languages. Moreover advisers can be contacted live online or by email. To get started

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