The ESSENCE project hosts event in Extremadura to showcase their programmes and aims

28 March 2023

Last Wednesday, the event of the ESSENCE project took place in Mérida, where the project was presented along with the current lines of research. Moreover, there was a space where speakers talked about the active and healthy ageing programmes carried out in Extremadura.

Last Wednesday, at the event that took place, atendees could hear about the ESSENCE project and some programmes of active and healthy ageing developed in Extremadura.

ESSENCE is a project funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union that aims to promote the development of a model of home care for the elderly.

The different functionalities are organised within the Community Based Activity Centre (CBAC), an online platform consisting of several levels: physical and mental stimulation, remote monitoring, telecare with health professionals and the connection between users, relatives and professionals.

The devices that the users will use in the project, provided by FundeSalud and the other partners of the consortium, are a smart pen, a tablet, a computer with a camera and their own smartphone.

The ESSENCE project started in November 2020 and it will have a duration of 30 months.

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