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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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The Caring TV-HyvinvointiTV »

HyvinvointiTV (The Caring TV) is a Finnish provider of interactive TV-programmes, activity and information services broadcast online via video conferencing and other technical platforms and delivered via the television. In addition, there is a two way videophone to contact other older users and/or their formal and informal carers. It is also possible to attend supervised activity sessions, interactive talk shows and meetings with experts. The service was developed by Laurea University of Applied...

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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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University for carers (Universit√© des aidant).Technology in the service of solidarity and social link »

"University for carers" was an experimental project on social innovation which was implemented with a group of 100 informal carers, living in the Val-de-Marne department. The project aimed to use tablets and types of gerontechnology to foster the relationships of carers. These tools could also be used by carers to actively coproduce multimedia contents to help them exchange information and experience. This social innovation project was a complement to existing medical and social

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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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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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