careNET: Building ICT competencies in the long-term care sector to enhance quality of life forolder people and those at risk of exclusionIldikó Mázár, EDENLINQ, 16-17 May 2013, Rome
Basic information• Funded by the European Commission’sLifelong Learning Programme (Key Activity 3 –ICT; Multilateral projects)• Funding period: January 2012 – December2013 (24 months)• 8 partners in the consortium
careNET Partnership• IFEF: Institut Fepem (France)• KCL: King’s College London (United Kingdom)• IRS: Institut per la Ricerca Sociale (Italy)• UNIPI: ΚΕΝΤΡΟ ΕΡΕΥΝΩΝ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟΥ ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑ (Greece)• FBIS: Fundación Burgos para la Investigación de la Salud(Spain)• UCL: University College Lillebælt (Denmark)• EDEN: European Distance and E-Learning Network (UnitedKingdom)• TLCR: Telecentre Europe (Belgium)
Aim and objectivesDeveloping a set of ICT competences in twoidentified‘at risk’target groups:•low ICT skilled care-workers and•older personsto promote social inclusion and improvement ofquality of life.
Main target groupsPrimary target group:• Group 1: institutions, organisations and individualswho are directly involved in elderly careSecondary target groups:• Group 2: specialised research groups involved in socialcare research• Group 3: policy-makers in care systems from local toEuropean level
• Map of domains of competences• Designing and developing modular learningpaths and learning resources• Establishment of Learning Relay Centres (LRC)• Deployment of an open source networkingapplicationKey Outputs
• Validation seminars in the piloting countries(Spain and France)• Conference on ICT and eSkills for Social Care(combined with a video-conference / webinarstreamed online) in the framework of the“Salon des services à la Personne” in Paris (5-7December 2013)Project events
http://www.carenetproject.eu/https://www.facebook.com/carenetprojectFurther information and contact