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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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CAREGIVERS Forum (AIDANTS Forum) »

The AIDANTS Forum is part of the Agevillage.com website. Agevillage.com is an online magazine that supplies information, support, training and advice to older people, their families and their friends. Eternis SA has edited Agevillage.com and Agevillagepro.com for 10 years, in addition to editing the Aidants forum. The service uses a multidisciplinary approach involving different kinds of professionals, such as geriatricians and lawyers, who volunteer their time and involves public health,

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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 (http://www.nedap.com/about-nedap/). 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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Carer+ »

“Carer Plus- Developing digital competences of care workers to improve quality of life of older people” is a pilot project co-funded by the European Union and comprises partners from 8 European countries (France, Italy, Austria, United Kingdome, Latvia, Romania, Sweden and Belgium). It uses Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to improve the domestic quality of life of care recipients by providing services that foster independent living and training by means of smartphones...

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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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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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Caring with Confidence »

This is an initiative of the UK government delivering an ‘expert carers’ training programme to carers in 2009-2011 and it is run by Carers UK Charity. This free online interactive learning programme was available since June 2009 by providing a series of courses that carers can download and complete in their own time. It involved 14.000 carers and migrant care workers mainly. The Caring with Confidence programme comprises a range of modules designed to help carers with various support...

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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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