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Through Assistive Technology to Employment (TATE) »

TATE (Through Assistive Technologies to Employment) was a European Social Fund EQUAL program project in England, financed with £4 million. From 2004 to 2008 the project provided a wide range of residential pilot services and initiatives. TATE aimed to avoid discrimination and inequality of (old) people with a learning disability, by improving their work skills and social integration. The initiative involved 18 partner organisations investigating the role of assistive technology. The mission...

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Try-it »

Try.it, established by a consortium of agencies in the disability sector, is an on-line library of electronic assistive technologies (EAT) that can be borrowed for trial or training purposes. Even if the initiative was born as support for disabled people, the library is not only specific on disability but serves individuals across the disability sector. The www.try-it.ie project was initiated by the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NHS) in partnership with Enable Ireland’s National

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Vitaphone TeleCare »

Vitaphone TeleCare is a support, care and emergency service via phone, founded in 1999. It is a German business enterprise which provides special cell phones for people living alone and who require more safety. It enables them to contact a medical service centre in case of emergencies or for everyday problems, by pressing an emergency button on their cell phone. Older people are able to easily get in touch with Vitaphone's certified telemedical service centre consisting of doctors and trained...

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Vivago »

The Vivago company is a pioneer in personal health care technology and provides telecare solutions. It was established in 1994 to develop, sell and market automatic safety solutions that can also monitor well-being and functional ability. The service is built around the Vivago CARE Watch which collects data from the user 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week. It provides telecare LTC solutions in home and institutional (hospital) setting. The Vivago CARE Watch is an intelligent telecare system. Services...

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VOCAL »

Voice of Carers Across Lothian (VOCAL) manages the Edinburgh & Lothian CarersNet website and works in partnership with other local carer organisations. It is a website and online booking facility that helps informal carers find information, furnishes respite care, various services, emotional support and counseling. Furthermore it allows them to participate in training courses and to share their experiences. The initiative is funded by a local National Health System Community partnership and...

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Webnapperon »

The Webnapperon is a terminal which makes accessible the networks of Web 2.0 to older persons and people with disabilities. It works through an ordinary personal computer and does not require other devices to be installed. The Webnapperon offers audio messaging, Skype, Twitter, pod casts, video-phoning in addition to other services and requires the installation of the Webnapperon program on a personal computer. The service born as a pilot project in 2007,financed by the Rhone Region with the...

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WIN-Worker Interactive Networking »

The Worker Interactive Networking (WIN) Project is a web based program designed to support employed carers at work by linking working carers via internet to home in order to monitor their old relatives’ health status by the means of wireless sensors technology. The project included also an on-line information and support group for six months. Only the study’s participants were able to access the program by using confidential username and password. The carers needed a 30 minutes training...

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