The E.D.E. is involved in a wide range of European projects aimed at improving and developing the quality of care and life in homes for the elderly.
Quality of care for elderly people in ordinary or residential care facilities. E.D.E. became an official member of the CENT/TC 449 project. The goal of this project is to create all European standards for home and residential care.
Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination, ProFouND, is a Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme of the European Commission, funded thematic networking project that works with the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing to bring about the dissemination and implementation of best practice in falls prevention across Europe.
The SAVE AGE
The SAVE AGE project (2010 – 2013) is the first European initiative to develop and implement measures for limiting energy consumption in residential care homes. In the course of the project energy consumption was analysed in 100 homes for the elderly in 10 countries. On the basis of the results, [...]
The objective of INTERLINKS (2008 – 2011) was to develop a valid system for analysing and developing long term care for the elderly. The E.D.E. was one of 20 EU organisations on the project's European advisory board, providing feedback and suggestions for improvement. [...]
The E.D.E. participates in WeDO, Wellbeing and Dignity of Older people (2010 – 2012), a project aimed at developing an enduring and growing European partnership of organisations committed promoting the wellbeing and dignity of elderly people and the quality long-term care. [...]
DAPHNE Eustacea project
The main objective of the DAPHNE Eustacea project (2008 – 2010) was to develop a European strategy for combating elder abuse. Important results of the project [...]
In the context of the Leonardo da Vinci project "E-Qalin" (2004 – 2008), a practical and user-friendly quality management model was developed in special sector-specific versions for long term residential care homes for the elderly, homes and services for the impaired as well as day-patient/mobile services. E-Qalin® [...]