SHAPES

SHAPES-logoTheme: Digital Health

Timeline: November 2019 – November 2023

> Key Words: healthy and active ageing, access to services, technology, community.

 

Description

SHAPES stands for “Smart and Healthy Ageing through People Engaging in supportive Systems”.

The average life expectancy in countries in the European Union has increased. However, European citizens are still facing high risks of frailty, injury and long-term chronic illness.

Because communities and family structures become more dispersed, older individuals experience isolation and loneliness which further lead to psychological and physical negative effects.
  

Final objectives

  • Build and deliver an EU open Platform which integrates smart digital solutions to collect and analyse older individuals’ health, environmental and lifestyle information; identify their needs and provide personalised solutions;
  • Enlarge SHAPES Platform to allow stakeholders to exchange knowledge and expertise in order to identify current and future solutions and provide mutual advice, training and support;
  • Achieve a successful market deployment which connects demand and supply, promotes the co-creation of digital solutions and seeks to improve H&C delivery in Europe.
      

Partners

  • COORDINATOR: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND MAYNOOTH (NUIM)
  • ACCESS EARTH LIMITED (Access Earth)
  • AGE PLATFORM EUROPE (AGE)
  • ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA PER L ASSISTENZA AGLI SPASTICI PROVINCIA DI BOLOGNA (AIAS BO)
  • ARISTOTELIO PANEPISTIMIO THESSALONIKIS (AUTH)
  • CARUS CONSILIUM SACHSEN GMBH (CCS)
  • CLINIKA DE KAY SL (CLINICA HUMANA)
  • EDGENEERING LDA (EDGE)
  • EUROPEAN UNION OF THE DEAF AISBL (EUD)
  • FAKULTNI NEMOCNICE OLOMOUC (FNOL)
  • FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. (Fraunhofer)
  • FINT FUTURE INTELLINGENCE LIMITED (FINT)
  • GNOMON Informatics SA (GNOMON)
  • INSTITUT FUR GESUNDHEITSWIRTSCHAFT(GEWI) E.V. (gewi)
  • INTRACOM SA TELECOM SOLUTIONS (ICOM)
  • KOMPAI ROBOTICS (KOMPAI ROBOTICS)
  • LAUREA-AMMATTIKORKEAKOULU OY (LAUREA)
  • MEDICALSYN GMBH (MedicalSyn GmbH)
  • NORTHERN HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICESTRUST (NHSCT)
  • OMNITOR AB (OMNITOR)
  • UNIVERZITA PALACKEHO V OLOMOUCI (UP)
  • PAL ROBOTICS SL (PAL ROBOTICS)
  • 5 YGIONOMIKI PERIFERIA THESSALIAS & STEREAS ELLADAS  (5 TH YPE)
  • ASOCIACION BENEFICO-SOCIAL EL SALVADOR (ABS el Salvador)
  • ROCK COUTURE PRODUCTIONS LTD (AAA)
  • EPISTIMI GIA SENA ASTIKI MI KERDOSKOPIKI ETAIRIA (SCIENCE FOR YOU)
  • ELLINIKO MESOGEIAKO PANEPISTIMIO (Hellin Med Uni)
  • TREE TECHNOLOGY SA (TREE)
  • UNIVERSIDAD DE CASTILLA - LA MANCHA (UCLM)
  • UNIVERSIDADE DE AVEIRO (UAVR)
  • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK - NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK (UCC)
  • UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO (UPORTO)
  • EREVNITIKO IDRIMA P.L. (UNRF)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER (Ulster)
  • FUNDACION CENTRO DE TECNOLOGIAS DE INTERACCION VISUAL Y COMUNICACIONES VICOMTECH (VICOM)
  • THE WORLD FEDERATION OF THE DEAFBLIND (WFDB) (WFDB)

  
AGE involvement

  1. Empowering older individuals in Health and Care Decision-making

Age is responsible for making sure that older individuals and their caregivers play a more active role in health and care decision-making, so as to improve the overall quality of care, efficiency and care outcomes.

  1. Developing integrated care policy-making guidelines

AGE will develop guidelines for supporting the pan-European management and delivery of health and care services that is designed according to individuals’ needs over time and across different levels of the health and care system to ensure optimal health and care outcomes.

  1. Building Strong Networks

AGE will set-up and build strong networks and liaisons that foster the community spirit and ensure diversified contributions to the project co-creation activities.

  1. Dissemination Strategy

AGE is in charge of the dissemination and communication strategy of the project.

This task is dedicated to the planning, development and implementation of suitable strategies to disseminate and communicate the SHAPES results to all relevant stakeholders.

 

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Short Description: 
Developing digital solutions to improve the level of health and well being of older people with impairments.
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