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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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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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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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HFT-Home Farm Trust »

Home Farm Trust (HFT) is a national charity providing long-term support for people with learning disabilities and their families to live the life they want to live, by taking the time to get to know them and their aims, and providing friendly support and expert advice where it’s needed, whether it’s with housing, jobs, money, or relationships. It offers a wide range of flexible services throughout the UK, including assistive technologies.HFT provides a number of basic training packages...

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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 and AMIGO »

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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Learning for Living »

Learning for Living is an Internet-based course on everyday caring functions for carers run by City & Guilds (http://www.cityandguilds.com/), the leading provider of vocational qualifications in the UK. The course leads to a nationally recognised (level2) formal qualification called ‘Certificate in Personal Development and Learning for Unpaid Carers’. The course was funded by affiliate organisations such as local authorities and colleges. Launched in 2004, by 2009 approximately...

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Leeds City Council Telecare Service »

Leeds Telecare is a service that supports older and vulnerable people in living safely and independently in their own home monitoring people 24-hours a day through the use of an alert system which sounds if the sensor detects any problems. Telecare builds upon the existing Care Ring pendant alarm system to offer added security in the home. Sensors are discreetly placed around the house on ceilings, doors and walls or may be worn by the service user in the form of a pendant, watch or

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