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Carer+ Digital Competence Framework
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The CARER+ consortium is a diverse, motivated group of European organisations that are committed to contributing to The Digital Agenda for Europe, making digital literacy and skills a priority for care workers and caregivers, and to Active Ageing. The consortium is led by IPERIA L’Institut (FR). It is composed by 13 organisations from 8 different EU Member States.
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The Carer+ Digital Competence Framework was created as an essential instrument to define and categorise the knowledge, skills and competences of a digitally competent care worker, it is based on Domains, Competence Areas, Competences, Examples of Learning Outcomes, and Application Levels.
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The Carer+ DCF was reviewed by a panel of external experts who considered it sound and well-structured. The results from the pilots’ developed in the framework of Carer+ confirmed the relevance of the ICT competences applied to promote and enhanced home care service and active ageing.