Semi Finalist 10: Co-Care New Domiciliary Care
Field: Health and ageing
Summary of the idea:
The CoCare project aims to offer support services to frail and elderly people as well as to solve the problem of low quality care. The project aims to experiment a new assistance model with these characteristics: Shared assistance within a group formed by four elderly people; Professional coordination of caring interventions; Constitution of selected care staff to complement professional roles (carers) and general assistants; Integration of ICT (home automation, telephony and web); Maximum hourly cost €4,40 p/h for each user; Preparatory activities in the initial phase such as: survey mapping, training of caring staff and families’ caregivers, planning of ICT supports, finalisation of contractual aspects.