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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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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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E-CARE »

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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ECVC “Elderly Care Vocational Certificate” »

The ECVC “Elderly Care Vocational Certificate” is an e-training programme for formal, informal and migrant carers of older people in Cyprus, Greece, Lithuania, Spain and Hungary aiming at vocationally training them to achieve the “Elderly Care Vocational Certificate” in the Health and Welfare educational field, indirectly benefiting also care recipients. The training utilises the existing e-learning curriculum developed by the LdV ECV project (www.ecvleonardo.com in 2005-2007)...

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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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Employers for Carers »

Employers for Carers (EfC) is a membership forum of large and small employers chaired by British Gas and supported by the specialist knowledge of Carers UK. The leadership of Employers for Carers is provided by BT, Listawood, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the University of Leeds. Together with other members such as British Gas, the Metropolitan Police, the Government Equalities Office, NHS Trusts and local councils they are already rising to the challenge of supporting carers in their workforce. This...

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GAPET »

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.org »

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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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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