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CyberCafé des Âges (Cyber Cafè for older people) »

The CyberCafé des Âges (Cyber Cafè for older people) is run and privately funded by the volunteer association Vieillir c’est vivre, dites le! (i.e. Say it, Ageing is living!) to allow its beneficiaries to discuss their experiences from the comfort of their home. The forum was set up by Jean-Michel Caudron, the national representative of Vieillir c’est vivre, dites le! and the animator of the CyberCafé des Âges , which is the result of various volunteer...

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DISCOVER Skills for Carers. »

DISCOVER Skills for Carers is an on line social network created through a pan-European project. The network offers information, advice, guidance and training to support the wellbeing of carers and to develop their digital skills. There are more than 1,000 users comprising informal and formal carers, volunteers, care organisations and policymakers. The project is led by Digital Birmingham and it was funded with a budget of €3.60 millions of which €1.8 million from the European Competitiveness...

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The E-CARE is an innovative service which aims to integrate health and social care services for older people using ICTs. The initiative is organised as a call centre and depending on the older person’s needs offers different services, such as telemedicine, telecare, telealarm. Each user has a dossier with data on his/her well-being, health conditions and needs. In case of need, the E-CARE system is directly linked to the Centre for Unique Booking. It is a network which was developed...

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Életvonal 24 is an alarm device to be worn on the wrist or around the neck aiming at the independent living of older people with health problems and at reducing informal carers’ burden. Users wear a two way communication alarm, with a range of 60–90 metres (the maximum distance between the table-top device and the user), to alert their informal carers via a dispatcher on a previously given list. The service targets at older people and their informal carers and it was set up

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Emergency Response LTD. »

Established in 1994 Emergency Response Ltd is Ireland's largest dedicated social monitoring alarm centre, providing telecare solutions that support independent living to 35,000 customers throughout Ireland (referring to 2010), the majority of whom are older people. In 2001 the service was acquired by the Tunstall Group who has operations in 30 Countries The telecare equipment provided targets specifically at people with dementia, who have a tendency to suffer falls, who have disabilities,...

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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 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 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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