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Carers in Hertfordshire »

In recent years, many local authorities have put in place web-based support for carers to promote telecare. Carers in Hertfordshire is one of these. Its mission is to highlight the important role telecare can play in social care. The service was set up in 1995 by the local volunteer organisation to use ICT to reach out to carers and support them in planning care support. Carers in Hertfordshire aims at providing quality services to all informal carers in the county of Hertfordshire by means of...

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Carers UK On-line Forum »

Carers Uk is a charity offering an online user friendly forum to overcome the social isolation of informal carers, offering peer-to-peer support and a virtual space for discussion and listening to each other. The project’s strategic aim is to support, advise and involve informal carers by means of a listening ear and promote contact with other informal carers. The motivations of the service are to provide informal carers with free help and a listening ear to help them care more effectively,...

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Coidanet »

Coidanet (the Network for the Promotion of Galician Autonomy) was an online network and portal for carers and dependent people developed and promoted since 2006 by the regional government of Galicia and the Delegation of Equality with support from the national information society program Plan Avanza. Coidanet was directed at skilled and unskilled care workers, informal carers and people in dependency situation and supplied seven types of services: on-line consultation, forum, self-care, advice...

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Cuidadoras en Red »

“Cuidadoras en Red” was a social network for formal and informal carers of dependent adults living at home that aimed to improve the quality of life of the carers and dependent older people. It was promoted by the Institute of Innovation for Public Welfare of the Regional Government of Andalusia (I2BC) in collaboration with the Nursing Department of the University of Malaga (UMA) and involved various social and health care professionals. The initiative promoted sharing expertise and...

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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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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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