RLIS – Rede Local de Intervenção Social (Local Social Intervention Network) was na initiative integrated in the Cáritas Coimbra services, of Social Intervention that aimed to respond to social problems, in a logic of collaboration with existing services and responses in the community, for people and with people. This Network was based on the Social […]

  • (Des)Igual


    (Des)Igual is a project that aims at promoting Gender Equality and domestic violence prevention and it is co-funded by the National Programme PT2020 –PO ISE-36-2015-21 (2016-2019). Beginning in 2016, this project aims at a transversal and circular approach, based on mainstreaming for Gender Equality, fostering the breaking of cycles of violence and a healthy and […]

  • Caregivers’ Role on ICT for AFE


    This page presents the main results of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA) collaborative work between Action Group D4 and C2 – “Caregivers’ role in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) development and exploitation for Age-Friendly Environments (AFE)”.   THE OUTCOME The document reflects the result of a collaboration between the members of the […]

  • Privacy Preference Terms in Active and Healthy Ageing (AHA)


    This page presents the main results of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA) privacy preferences collaborative work between Action Group C2 and D4 in the spring of 2018 on Privacy Preference Terms in Active and Healthy Ageing (AHA).   User preferences on privacy settings are meant to be complementary to data protection laws, […]

  • MDevNet

    Cáritas Coimbra was part of the MDevNet network. Despite being a new member, it is proud to be part of this network currently awarded the Best Practices Awards Infarmed 25+ by Infarmed, which honours projects and institutions that promote best practices in the pharmaceutical and health products sector. The project MDevNet: National Network of Knowledge […]

  • GrowMeUp


    GrowMeUp (2015-2018) was a Research and Innovation project, co-funded by the European Union under the Framework Programme Horizon 2020 with the following partnership • University of Coimbra (Portugal) • University of Geneva (Switzerland) • Atrium-Orbis: Cure and Care organization (Netherlands) • University of Cyprus (Cyprus) • PAL Robotics (Spain) • ProBayes (France) • Citard IT […]

  • IdoVis


    The IdoVis project was launched in March / 2016 with the aim of creating groups of independent elderly people who were visiting other dependents (ULDM, ERPI and SAD), after adequate training for this purpose. The main objectives of IdoVis are: To improve the emotional and affective state of elderly people in a situation of dependency; […]

  • CriArte


    CriArte is a social entrepreneurship project (2016-2019) that seeks to leverage the autonomy and employability skills of people living in social neighbourhoods, with a particular focus on Roma women, creating a professional and different range of craft products that may be sold, activating social co-responsibility with other civil society organisations and raising awareness to solidary […]



    MIND & GAIT is a project funded under PT2020 (FCT – European Regional Development Funds 2017 – 2019), involving six PT partners and intends to develop a combined intervention to older adults, composed of a program of cognitive stimulation (by computer and through assisted animal therapy) and a program of physical activity. This project will […]

  • Best Practice Handbook – Preventing Falls in Older People

    Best Practice Handbook – Preventing Falls in Older People was designed to help people understand some of the causes of falls, keeping people safe and independent in their own home and offering any likely solutions, through specific recommendations for preventing falls in the older people. The Handbook is divided into four parts: Identification of risk […]

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