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“Care about Care”- Evalu

Evaluation of the of the "Care App" and the "Remote Support System" for home-based care and support

"Care about Care - C ^ C" is a cooperative European development and research project in which two ICT services will be developed with and for care organizations and their customers, and will be tested in three European countries (Belgium, Luxembourg and Austria).

"Care App" - An information portal is to be developed for customers of home care services and their relatives. The portal intends to provide them with targeted information about their care services, available online courses and other care-related technologies and services in the region. The development of the “Care Cockpit” will close a gap in available software solutions for care organizations.

"Remote Support System" - augmented/mixed reality (AR/MR) technologies will be developed to support care workers as well as home care service users and their informal carers. Via AR glasses and an AR smartphone app users can gain access to a new form of remote advice and counselling. For professional caregivers, "care glasses" (AR/MR glasses) will be developed and the "Care App" will be expanded to include an AR feature. A care expert center will be set up at the care organizations to provide advice and support.

C^C - Evalu:

The WU Research Institute for Economics of Aging is responsible for the co-creation concept for digital solutions, the field test designs and the coordination of the multidisciplinary evaluation of the C^C ICT-services.

Project duration: 1 June 2021 – 30 November 2023
Extension of the project duration for publications until 31 December 2024

Funding: AAL Programme – EU and national funding (Austrian Research Promotion Agency – FFG) and funding from project partner organisations (for WU: WU and Vienna Social Fund (FSW))

Team WU-Altersökonomie:

Dr. Birgit Trukeschitz – Projektleitung „C^C-Evalu“
Lara Arth, MSc (WU), BA
Friedrich Ebner, MA
Benedikt Gobs, B.A. M.Sc. (WU)
Mag. David Schermann
Univ.Prof. Dr. Ulrike Schneider
Daniel Kammer, MSc (until 09/2021)
Lina Michel, MSc (until 10/2021)

„ C^C Care about Care  “ project partners:

University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt (Austria) (Lead), MOCCA Software GmbH (Austria), Eichenberger-Szenografie (Schweiz), Hilfswerk Niederösterreich (Austria), Senior Living Group (Belgien), Stëftung Hëllef Doheem (Luxemburg) und WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria)(Co-Lead)

Publications to the project "Care about Care"