Category: Project events

M-CARE @ ITAG 2015

M-CARE will be at the forthcoming ITAG 2015 Conference and present “Gamified mobile/online learning for personal care givers for people with disabilities and older people”, a paper written by Constantinos Mourlas, Stavroula Papavasiliou, Katerina Sotirakou and Karel Van Isacker.

The ITAG (Interactive Technologies and Games Conference) 2015 Conference takes place on 22-23 October 2015 in Nottingham, UK

Presentations M-CARE workshop Antalya

Welcome & Opening

Research Analysis and Findings


Curriculum and Modules

M-CARE platform and mobile application

Pilates and Physical Activity

Aqua Therapy for Elderly People and Children with Disabilities

Animal Supported Physiotherapy in People with Disabilities


Physical Activity in people with disabilities and Elderly People

Antalya event – Qualitative Personal Caring in a European Perspective

M-CARE organises its workshop “Qualitative Personal Caring in a European Perspective” on 7 May 2015 at Hotel Selcukhan Meeting Hall, Beldibi, Kemer (Bahcecik Mah. Atatürk Cad. 42), Antalya/TURKEY.

The agenda will be as following:

  • 09:30 – 10:00 Registration
  • 10:00-10:15 Welcome & Opening – Gazi University (Prof. Seyhan Firat) / PhoenixKM (Karel Van Isacker)
  • 10:15-10:40 Research Analysis & Findings – Gazi University (Assoc. Prof. Bülent Elbasan) / UoA (Stavroula Papavasiliou)
  • 10:40-11:20 Curriculum and Modules – EVBB (Andreas Koth)
  • 11:20-11:40 BREAK
  • 11:40- 12:15 M-CARE platform and mobile application – UoA (Prof. Costas Mourlas) / PhoenixKM (Karel Van Isacker)
  • 12:15-13:15 LUNCH
  • 13:30-14:30 Pilates and Physical Activity – Fizyo Sport Center (Kadriye Tombak)
  • 14:30-15:00 Aqua Therapy for Elderly People and Children with Disabilities – Ilgi Special Education and Rehabilitation Center (F. Cumhur Elmaci)
  • 15:00-15:30 Animal Supported Physiotherapy in People with Disabilities – Ilgi Special Education and Rehabilitation Center (Dilek Elmaci)
  • 15:30-15:45 BREAK
  • 15:45-16:15 Physical Activity in people with disabilities and Elderly People – Gazi University (Assoc. Prof. Deran Oskay)
  • 15:30-16:30 Discussion and conclusion remarks – Gazi University (Prof. Seyhan Fırat) / PhoenixKM (Maria Goranova)

Registration

You can register via below form. Attendance is free but registration is obligatory, and is possible via below form. Any other costs incurred in participating to this event (hotel, travel, subsistence, etc.) must be paid for by the attendee.

Registration form
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Forthcoming events

M-CARE will organise following events:

M-CARE partners will be present at:

  • Thirth National Advissory Board Meeting, Gazi University Technology Faculty Meeting Room, 17 April 2015.
  • REVA 2015, Flanders Expo Ghent, 23-25 April 2015
  • Conference at Gazi University Faculty of Haelth Sciences Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, ‘How to Success a Project: lessons to be learnt’, Prof. Dr. Seyhan Fırat, 30 April 2015.
  • Worhshop, ‘Animal Assissted Therapy’, Cumhur Elmacı, 7 May 2015, Antalya Turkey
  • Worhshop, ‘Back School and Pilates with Hotel Staffs’, Kadriye Balcı Tombak, 7 May 2015, Antalya Turkey
  • Presentation of M-Care Project on 5th National Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Congress, 20-24 May 2015, Bolu-Turkey
  • ‘Investigation the European Profile of Personal Caregivers of Elderly and Disabled’, Poster Presentation on 5th National Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Congress, 20-24 May 2015, Bolu-Turkey.
  • 3-5 June 2015, Interdisciplinary Symposium “Social Competence, Creativity and Wellbeing”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria: part of presentation
    Keynote on social inclusion
  • Presentation of the M-Care Project on International Health Management Congress, 15-17, June, 2015, Gümüşhane- Turkey
  • August 2015 – TBC: meeting with Latin American policy makers in Colombia or Bresil to highlight relevant inclusion projects.
  • December 2015: European Day of People with Disabilities policy event in Brussels, Belgium

M-CARE conference, Brussels, Belgium – 1 December 2015

On 1 December 2015, the final M-CARE conference will be organised in Brussels, Belgium at VLEVA premises.

The event “Caring for people with disabilities and older people: challenges, opportunities and (mobile/online) training solutions” will focus on the importance of good quality personal caregiving (PCG) for people with disabilities and older people. Focus will be on caring in a broader perspective, and how M-CARE’s (mobile/online) training solutions contribute to successful PCGs.

Target groups:

  • (Potential) personal assistants/personal caregivers
  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • People with disabilities
  • Parents/friends/colleagues
  • Representative organisations of people with disabilities
  • Policy makers

Agenda / invitation:

Where?:

Vlaams-Europees verbindingsagentschap vzw (please download the itinerary)
Kortenberglaan 71
1000 Brussels
Belgium

Practicalities:

English is the used language.
Premises are wheelchair accessible.

​Registration:

Attendance is free but registration is obligatory, and is possible via below form. Any other costs incurred in participating to this event (hotel, travel, subsistence, etc.) must be paid for by the attendee.

Registration form
* indicates required field

Next events where you can meet us

M-CARE partners have already scheduled following 2015 events where we will be promoting M-CARE project outcomes:

  • 3 June 2015: Interdisciplinary Symposium “Social Competence, Creativity and Wellbeing”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria: part of presentation
  • October 2015: presentation M-CARE at ITAG2015, Nottingham, UK
  • 1 December 2015: M-CARE conference, Brussels, Belgium
  • 3 December 2015: European day of people with disabilities policy event – Brussels (Belgium)

Turkish national advisory board

Turkish National Advisory Board’s first meeting was held at Gazi University Faculty of Technology at the Assembly Hall on 21.11.2014.

Lunch with advisory board members

Lunch with advisory board members

Advisory board members during meeting

Advisory board members during meeting

Advisory board members during meeting

Advisory board members during meeting

“There I am in my obstacles” panel at Gazi University

On Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 10:00, in coincidence with the International Day of People with Disability, Gazi University Faculty of Technology will organise the “There I am in my obstacles” panel at the Conference Hall. All our instructors and students are welcome to participate.

Panel details

Panel details

Sector Skill Alliance projects monitoring visit

We participated in the Sector Skill Alliance projects monitoring visit (Brussels, Belgium) on behalf of M-Care. This took place at EACEA premises on 20th October 2014.

2nd project meeting

Athens academic buildings

Athens

M-Care partners will meet each other on 3-4 September 2014 in Athens, Greece for an intensive 2 day project meeting, hosted by the University of Athens. Focus will be on presenting and analysis of the survey findings, and on preparing the curriculum and training material and tools.