The Union Départementale des Associations Familiales of Charente (France)
is an institution in charge of defending and representing the interests of all familie. It brings together 61 family associations, i.e. more than 5000 families. It carries out political action at local level towards the public authorities. In response to its observations of families’ needs, it also develops and manages numerous services and activities for them.
For this project, it relies on the experience of the Grand Cognac hospitals and a doctor in sociology. It is responsible for the coordination of the project and its implementation and dissemination strategy.
edEUcation (United Kingdom)
Initiator of the Forget Me Not project, is a consultancy specialising in education with experience in international education programmes.
It is also qualified in the development of online tools and educational programmes for professionals. It is responsible for the various technical works especially in relation to the evolution of the digital platform and the adaptation of tools to facilitate digital access.
The University of Zaragoza (Spain)
is a public teaching and research institution with a constantly updated range of courses, with more than 30,000 students and 5,100 teachers and researchers. Thanks to the numerous agreements it has signed, it welcomes foreign students and involves its students and staff in various international exchange programmes. It teaches neuropsychology, psychopathology and gerontology and conducts research on dementia and caregiving. It will develop online tutorials for new users of Forget Me Not.
NGO FRODIZO (Greece)
is a member of the Greek Federation of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders. It works with elderly people, dementia patients and formal / informal carers. It runs a day care centre for people with dementia in Patras, offers a home intervention program for families of these people and training seminars for carers. It also develops information and awareness-raising actions and online interventions. It will develop interactive cognitive assessment tools.
OJB «Shalom» (Bulgaria)
is a non-governmental organisation with a strong social welfare system. It works in the field of physical, mental and emotional health with more than 600 people in 18 regional structures across the country. Its team is composed of professionals: social workers, psychologists, art therapists and personal assistants looking after people in need. Il also runs a day care centre for the elderly with daily activities. It will create guide sheets to deploy the activity in different contexts: individual and collective, at home and in institutions and according to the level of cognitive disorders.
SOSU Østjylland (Denmark)
is a school that provides basic education to more than 3000 students, the majority of whom are women, in the field of social and health care, at home and in institutions, for a wide range of people, elderly, children and adults. Students and staff participate in international mobilities and the institution has its own multimedia production unit. It is currently running various projects: Dementia, respect and respite; Approaching multiethnicity and dementia in education and work... It is the quality manager for the project and will develop pedagogical approaches to train users.