TELEASIS project is proposing the accomplishment of a system able to offer telecare for elders, at home, from both medical and social point of view.
The purpose to realize such a system is that to alow the deployment and development in Romania of medical aid and social services for elders, at home. The development of a telecare component, within an assistance service, leads to optimum performance for the service, meaning to offer customized services, depending on certain conditions and concrete requirements - offered by the telecare side, afferent costs optimized through focused involvement of the medical personnel or social assistance, through optimized treatment for some chronic illness, as well as increasing the nursing at home. Secondly, it may meet the demands of elder persons to live in their own home and not at home for elderly, furthering the continuation of the active period by involving this in daily activities of selfcaring, under distant assistance, as well as improvement of the customized management of the assisted person lifestyle. To realize the system it will be considered using the support offered by NGN networks (next generation networks), that will enable the development of such applications. The project will be completed with an experimental model, for MITAS unit and Call center for telecare, a pilot system to practice the proposed solutions and a guide with the necessary informations in order to implement and develop such a system. In order to realize the project, a consortium was formed: a research institute from communications area, four universities for hardware and software applications, three IMM with qualifications in the research/development area, as well as medical personal and social assistance. The main beneficiar are persons over 60 years who would like a decent life as long as they live, in their own environment at home, as long they can be offered speciality medical and social assistance to concur in a sense to a standard of living.