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Universitetet i Oslo

Universitetet i Oslo

The University of Oslo (Universitetet i Oslo) is involved in the project through the Institute for Health and Society, Department of Nursing Science (Faculty of Medicine). The Institute has a strong research portfolio that addresses challenges in community health, specifically focus on the elderly population and competency development, which is expertise this project will take advantage of. The current activities of the University of Oslo and, in particular, of the Institute for Health and Society are perfectly aligned to CarerSupport, since the project focuses on providing tools for a blended learning environment to alleviate family members and informal care givers, which falls within the objectives of UIO’s ongoing research portfolio.   For more information visit the website: www.med.uio.no/helsam...

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Oslo Kommune

Oslo Kommune

The City of Oslo (Oslo Kommune) is the largest city in Norway. It has about 625.000 inhabitants, 15 Districts, and employs approximately 45.000 people. A major part of its activity is focused on health and social services, including community health, health services for the elderly, social care, and services for the disabled. Among 65+ inhabitants, 7.8% of those aged 65-80 and 34.7% of those 80+ receive home care of some kind, and approximately 33% of those 65+ receives practical help benefits from their city district (data from 2011). The Health Agency of the City of Oslo will collaborate with the University of Oslo (Universitetet i Oslo) to carry out one case study. Efforts to strengthen interdisciplinary care, communication and coordination is one of the strategies to meet future service requirements. Building on collaborative arrangements, this project will strengthen efforts to develop services to the homebound care recipients, and specifically involve informal caregivers in collaboration with Kirkens Bymisjons “pårørendeskolen”. For more information visit the website:...

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AAIF

AAIF

Ana Aslan Interantional Foundation (AAIF) is a non-profit Higher/secondary Education and Excellence Research, as well as a high-profile medical services organization with special expertise in Aging Education, Research and 3PM (Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine) based on Brain Aging, Ambient Assisting Living and Predictive, and Personalized Early Interventions in Aging. AAIF’s mission is to integrate scientific progress into the original, holistic concept of predictive, preventive and personalized medicine in order to give patients, medical and scientific community the instruments to make brain aging medicine the longevity medicine. The medical and research departments developed by AAIF are partner centres of excellence in European Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium (EADC), European Association for Predicted, Preventive and Personalised Medicine (EPMA) and Ageing Well network for the Market uptake of ICT solutions for Elderly people. Since 2009, AAIF became the only Romanian accredited body for CME in Brain Aging Integrative Education and Research Expertise, coordinating a unique national Strategic Network Grants program (BrainAging project) and developing the first Integrative Syllabus and Curricula in Brain Aging medicine, for 3000 specialists in 7 different medical specialties Geriatrics and Gerontology, Neurology (including neurosurgery), Psychiatry, Medical Imaging, Laboratory Medicine (including molecular medicine), Intensive Care and Anaesthesiology, Family Medicine.   For more information visit the website: www.anaaslanacademy.ro...

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Validation

Validation

The pilot testing of the project’s approach to support informal carers will be based on the following two factors: (a) the use of the CarerSupport ICT platform, which will serve as a central point for the delivery of training courses, psychological support services, as well as collaboration services, and (b) the recruitment of informal carers.

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