MNEMOSYNE

MNEMOSYNE

Financial Framework: INTERREG IVC Subproject
Overall Budget: 438.640 €
Period: 2010-2011
Fields: Social Innovation; Health; Ageing Population; ICT; Multimedia online Training Materials
Objectives: The Mnemosyne project is conceived to design an online-based platform of health and social care services for individuals with dementia syndrome and Alzheimer, and their relatives. Main objectives To design an efficient and innovative system that will increase the quality of life for families, carers and patients To design a system that will complement the services provided by health institutions and professional carers To produce a ‘white paper’on policy recommendations to be used as a guideline by health administrations
Target Groups: Families; Alzheimer and Dementia Associations; Socio Sanitary Centers; Health Authorities; Doctors and Nurses; Caregivers; patients
Activities: The online-based platform will provide innovative means of emotional and informational support for relatives and care givers of Alzheimer and dementia patients. It also provides tools for the remote assistance and monitoring of the patients and educational appliances for cognitive stimulation. By conducting a pilot test, the validity of teleassistance home care services for remote therapeutic treatment of dementia and Alzheimer will be researched. The outcomes will give partners the opportunity to draw a picture of the state-of-the-art of the sector and to identify the most pressing needs to be addressed.