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As part of the International Day of Older Persons, celebrated on 1 October, Cáritas Coimbra participated in the event entitled “Ageing in times of pandemic”, which was held at the Pavilhão Centro de Portugal – Coimbra. This was an initiative of the home healthcare company – DCRFuncional – that promoted a set of thematic lectures […]

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On the 6th, 7th and 8th of September, Cáritas Coimbra participated in the 6th plenary meeting of the ValueCare project, represented by Natália Machado and Sofia Ortet from the Innovation Department. The event (originally planned to be onsite) took place in a hybrid format, compatible with the current pandemic situation in Europe, which allowed gathering […]

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The ValueCare project – Value-based methodology for integrated care supported by ICT – aims to deliver a personalized integrated (health and social) care app and platform, specially built to improve: The quality and outcomes of the care provided to older people; Their satisfaction regarding health and social care providers (including also their formal caregivers and families); The […]

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In a continuous commitment to improvement and innovation in the services provided to its users, Cáritas Coimbra has been working on several national and international projects. It is now testing, among older citizens who enjoy the social responses of Day Care Centre and Home Care Services, a set of programmable buttons tailored to each user, […]

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On July 21st and 22nd  2021, took place online the second technical Review Meeting of the Pharaon project. This Review Meeting brought together the efforts of more than 40 partners, who presented the work performed on the first 18 months of the project to a panel of European Commission evaluators. This project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research programme.  During the two days of evaluation, Cáritas Coimbra […]

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The General Assembly of the DIANA project took place, online, on July 15, 2021. The main objectives of this meeting were, together with all its partners: to analyse the state of implementation of the DIANA project; mitigate problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic (financial and technical), as well as strategically redefine and validate goals for project […]

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In June 2021, the IGCAL – Improving Guidance and Counselling in Adult Learning project launched the Handbook of the best practices to map background-learning parameters. Cáritas Coimbra is one of the consortium partners of this international project, and the manual launched aims to constitute itself as a pedagogical tool to map the skills acquired and developed throughout the […]

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Cáritas Coimbra, received in June, the 4th Stakeholder Meeting of the EU_SHAFE project. The meeting took place on June 25 and had the face-to-face participation of 11 entities, namely the CCDRC – Regional Coordination and Development Commission of the Centre; ARS – Regional Health Administration of the Centre; Higher School of Health Technology of Coimbra; Order of […]

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On July 8, 2021, Cáritas Coimbra participated in a co-creation and co-design event where it presented the Pharaon project and contributed to the experience gained in the implementation of this project as coordinator of the large-scale Portuguese pilot.  This event focused on the collaborative work of co-design and co-creation of a training offer that aims […]

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Cáritas Coimbra has the existence of an Innovation Department that has, in the last ten years, brought differentiated services and knowledge to the institution’s social responses, employees and users. The digital literacy of older citizens has been a big bet of Cáritas Coimbra, and the results have been surprising. In many of the Day Centres, […]

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