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Projects :: Carer+

Carer+: Ageing well in the community and at home: developing digital competencies of care workers to improve the quality of life of older people

The Carer+ project aims to identify these new competences to support older persons in the home - anticipating a new and vital role for care workers, as a ‘CarerPlus’, by developing a set of learning paths and educational resources for mobile and work based learning, that respond to major challenges to their professionalisation: isolation, access to technology, flexibility of study modes, lack of support and motivation, formal accreditation, recognition of prior experience, and scalability.
The service proposed consists of the deployment of a pervasive technological environment for self and professional development, supported by a pedagogical approach that foregrounds active cooperation (peer-to-peer and intergenerational learning), that includes engagement with:

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Target users and their needs
CarerPlus addresses the development of digital competences and digitally-supported professional skills for care workers, including actively into the process care recipients. The primary target groups addressed will be the relevant actors of social care sector: care workers and caregivers, their trainers within VET and Adult Education, older people, policy and decision makers, families, associations of care recipients and caregivers.

Contact information

MOINS Véronique
Avenue de Quakenbrück 60
61000 ALENCON CEDEX
FRANCE
Tel. +33 2 3 3824170
Fax.

Participants

Coordinator: INSTITUT FEPEM DE L'EMPLOI FAMILIALASSOCIATION, FRANCE

Participating partners:

Organisation Country
INSTITUT FEPEM DE L'EMPLOI FAMILIALASSOCIATION FRANCE
3S UNTERNEHMENSBERATUNG GMBH AUSTRIA
TELECENTRE-EUROPE AISBL BELGIUM
Ubiquiet FRANCE
Fédération des Particuliers Employeurs de France FRANCE
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI MACERATA ITALY
ISTITUTO PER LA RICERCA SOCIALE SCARL ITALY
Latvijas Samariesu Apvieniba REPUBLIC OF LATVIA
LATVIJAS INFORMACIJAS UN KOMUNIKACIJAS TEHNOLOGIJAS ASOCIACIJA REPUBLIC OF LATVIA
Fundatia EOS - Educating for an Open Society Romania ROMANIA
REGIONFORBUNDET I KALMAR LAN SWEDEN
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON UNITED KINGDOM
EUROPEAN DISTANCE AND E-LEARNING NETWORK LBG UNITED KINGDOM
ARCOLA RESEARCH LLP UNITED KINGDOM

Last update: 20/02/2013

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