SALIG++ - Smart Assisted Living involving Informal careGivers


Project leader


Funding source

Vinnova - The Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems


Project Details

Start date: 01/06/2013
End date: 30/06/2016
Funding: 2750000 SEK


Description

eople prefer to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible. However, demographic changes, rising costs and new family structures are increasing the demands for new care solutions. Self-care and informal carers will play a key role in these new solutions. In order to support the ability of informal carers it becomes essential to reduce the impact of physical distance, increase informal carer presence in the daily life of elderly and to support cooperation between formal and informal carers to foster complementarity. To address these challenges, new care solutions should go beyond state of the art and enhance presence, awareness and complementarity. The SALIG++ project offers novel solutions based on ICT-support for self-care by elderly and the bidirectional awareness and interaction between elderly and informal carers in collaboration with formal care in order to promote and prolong the well-being of elderly in living at home. SALIG++ makes it possible for carers to, for example, visit the

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