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4th CARER+ Newsletter

This is the official newsletter of the European project CARER+ 
CARERplus project: developing comepetences of carers to improve the quality of life of older people
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Open Call for Pilots


The CARER+ Consortium is inviting organisations to join an Open Pilot experience. It is an open possibility for home care service providers or other organisations dealing with home care workers or older people to take part in a piloting experience of using the CARER+ methodology and learning materials.

Organisations joining the pilot will receive access to the key outputs of the project including the competence framework, learning resources, and other tools of the Virtual Learning Environment. Pilot organisations will also receive methodological support from the Consortium and will be invited to present their experience at the CARER+ final conference.


Read the full Call, including detailed information:
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Latvian trainers and care-workers dive in trainings

Piloting in Latvia started in 2014 by equipping of carers with iPads. The face-to-face training series as part of the piloting exercise, attracting more external trainers.  Read more...

French Pilots Kicked Off


Piloting has started in France, with training sessions in Poitiers and Nice. Participants are already exchanging impressions on the French CARER+ social network. Read more...

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Full competence framework research now available for download

This document presents the CARER+ Digital Competence Framework for care workers and caregivers which is the key product of Work Package 2: Identification of ICT knowledge and skill-based competences for domiciliary care workers and caregivers. In Chapter 2, the methodology of the empirical research is summarised and selected evidence introduced. Chapter 3 elaborates on the analysis of related projects... Read more

Meet CARER+
The blended learning solution of the CARER+ piloting programme will be presented at the EDEN 2014 Annual Conference (10-13 June 2014, Zagreb, Coratia). The project will be part of the Synergy Strand with 40+ inititatives from all around Europe. Read more...

2nd Validation Workshop

Stakeholders interested are invited to the second Workshop involving discussions and interactive working sessions related to the CARER+ learning design and blended trainings. Read more...


ICT and e-Skills for Social Care Conference

The conference was the final event of the sister project CareNET in the Brussels Press Club on 26 February. The recording of the presentations are available online. Read more...

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Contact us:  Eva SUBA Communication for CARER+: suba@eden-online.org

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