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Talking About Health- Praten Over Gezondheid »

Praten Over Gezondheid- Talking about Health is a website collecting stories of carers of people living with dementia. It is inspired at a similar experience run by the Health Experiences Research Group (HERG) of the Oxford University, named Healthtalkonline. The service targets informal carers, as family members of old people, but also formal carers and health care professionals who are part of the affiliated care organisations. The service main aim is to provide a virtual place where...

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Telegerontology-Telegerontolog√≠a »

"Telegerontology" ("Telegerontología" In Spanish) was created in 2005 thanks to the evolution of the classic tele-assistance tools with an initial budget between €10,000 and €50,000. The aim was to facilitate ageing in place, to avoid early institutionalisation, to improve the quality of life of older people at home, to reduce the burden of informal carers and to improve their skills, knowledge and competencies. "Telegerontology" is a new free...

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Telephone Befriending Scheme »

Telephone Befriending Scheme (TBS) is a service that gives advice and reassurance by phone to mostly older carers who have demanding caring roles. It is supported by the Leicestershire County Council. The scheme is run by volunteer operators (often carers themselves) who provide signposting to other services offered by the local authority; all volunteers are equipped with useful telephone numbers and contact details of Carers Project Workers and other key members of staff. It has been approved...

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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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