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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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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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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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IPPI is a call-centre service with an online information centre and an educational handbook for carers developed by Carers Sweden. Its main aim is to provide information and support, through a simple interface that requires no ICT literacy, to informal carers and/or older people, in addition to assisting health-care providers by facilitating contact with their care recipients. On February 2014 there were between 300 and 1,000 users. AMIGO, added in 2008, is a combined ICT support service for...

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Just Checking »

Just Checking (JC) is an electronic monitoring system requiring no active input from the cared for elderly person being monitored, with small, wireless sensors located in the main rooms of the house which are triggered as a person moves around; data from the sensors are gathered by the controller (a small box), and sent to the Just Checking web-server via a mobile phone which is incorporated in the controller, so that informal and formal carers can monitor the information. The service mainly...

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LifeSensor »

LifeSensor was a product of InterComponentWare AG (ICW) in Walldorf, Germany. This was a tool for everybody in need of care, in particular old people, who would like to be monitored and continue living independently, but also for formal and informal carers to maintain the quality and continuity of care. It helped to fill gaps in knowledge or care provision because it was possible to connect all the institutions and people involved to exchange relevant information concerning the person in need

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My Joice TV »

My Joice TV-telephone and TV-videophone allows both formal and informal carers to have a two-way audio and visual contact with elderly people with functional limitations, living at home alone. The service aims to increase the quality of life of these two groups of people by enhancing their social interaction in today’s information society. The main driver born from the experience of a middle aged son, caring for his mother following a stroke, who developed it in collaboration with the Ericsson...

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National Telecare Development Programme (TDP) »

The National Telecare Development Programme for Scotland was launched in August 2006 as a policy initiative to drive the adoption of telecare by local social and health care service providers. The initiative involves authorities at different levels (local, regional and national) and different social and health care services and professionals (General Practitioners, home care managers etc.) and offers tailored ICT-based support packages to carers and the people they care for, thus providing help...

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Personal Assistant Unit for Living (PAUL). »

PAUL (Personal Assistant Unit for Living) is a pilot research project that uses an easy-to-use touch screen computer, providing a number of services to support older people to remain independent as long as possible. The system has different levels of complexity for comfort and safety. The tenants can use this device to check who is at the front door, to turn house lights on and off and to access communication and entertainment via the Internet. Red lights indicate if windows are open, and

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PflegeWiki »

PflegeWiki is a website inspired by Wikipedia, providing information exclusively on care-related issues. Informal carers can use PflegeWiki to find comprehensive information on diverse care issues, such as diseases, medication or therapies. They can also write relevant articles themselves. PflegeWiki currently publishes more than 6137 articles on diverse care issues written by volunteers (e.g. students, formal and informal carers). Information is also available in English. Furthermore,...

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