Early 2020, the European AAL project MedGUIDE was successfully completed. The key challenge of the project was to support seniors suffering from dementia in improving medication adherence while at the same time improving the medication plans. MedGUIDE believes that smart technology and a social networking approach to healthcare will provide a solution that can benefit not only the patients, but also their (in)formal caregivers and their pharmacists. In the final review, the project received an excellent score. The Dutch consortium partners now started a national co-funded follow-up project which aims to validate the MedGUIDE polypharmacy and self-report services in close
ConnectedCare, Dutch Postal Company PostNL and Movements Group have started a strategic collaboration. The three partners together initiated the community platform HLTP (“Het langer thuis platform“), which builds on the HalloZorg platform developed by ConnectedCare. The HLTP platform brings together communities of senior citizens, and facilitates information sharing and communication within the community. As a next step, the HLTP platform will provide access to on-demand services (e.g. laundry, meals on wheels, cleaning). For those clients in need of care, the platform provides integration with monitoring and security technology. The map below shows an overview of pilot projects with HLTP which
At the end of 2019, our team participated in the fifth edition of the annual conference “A new generation of elderly (care)” in Nieuwegein. The conference was visited by 1,350 visitors. In addition to more than 300 elderly people, also carers, (district) nurses, doctors, students, administrators, managers, researchers and policy advisers were present. It was an inspirational day with a diverse range of speakers, discussion tables and inspiration sessions. One of the speakers was our managing director Martijn Vastenburg, who presented three of our R&D innovation projects. At our stand we got the direct opportunity to get in contact with
Would you like to know more about how to apply for, participate in and carry out an AAL funded project? In the AAL panel discussion during Info Day 2019, João Quintas from Instituto Pedro Nunes, Marije Blok from Stichting Nationaal Ouderenfonds and the CEO of ConnectedCare Martijn Vastenburg shared their experiences and expertise of AAL Calls with the audience. Watch the video of the panel discussion below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzzahvWksfc&feature=emb_logo
Local TV station TV Arnhem came to visit the office of ConnectedCare to talk about the drive of Martijn Vastenburg with ConnectedCare and the involvement of the company in the AAL project MedGUIDE. Watch the video below, which also includes an interview with Els Dik, a pharmacist of IVM who is also involved in the MedGUIDE project. Read more about MedGUIDE on the MedGUIDE project website.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima paid a working visit to the federal states Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland from 9 to 12 October 2018. Under the leadership of Minister for Foreign Trade Sigrid Kaag and Minister of Health Hugo de Jonge, a group of innovative Dutch companies took part in the trade mission. ConnectedCare was also present! The many working visits to hospitals, nursing homes and health insurers showed that the German health challenges are very similar to the Dutch situation. Both Germany and The Netherlands face an ageing population, a shortage of healthcare professionals, and tendency towards self-management. Whereas the Netherlands