MEAPP Project “Multilingualism and mediation of flexible assistance. Possibilities and limits of digital support for informal caregivers in the area of participation and inclusion through digital platform/apps” (08/2022 – 07/2023; first funding phase)
The project “Multilingualism and mediation of flexible assistance. Possibilities and limits of digital support for informal caregivers in the area of participation and inclusion through digital platform/apps” (in short: MEAPP) is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The objective of MEAPP is to develop a concept for the design of technology aimed at creating an inclusive and multilingual information, exchange and advice platform, and providing organizational and everyday assistance for informal caregivers and people with dis_abilities. The platform’s function and design are oriented towards their needs and, in line with our co-design approach, the intended users participate in the research and development from the very beginning.
This project runs in cooperation with aidminutes GmbH, Buchholz i.d.N. and SoVD-Landesverband Niedersachsen e.V./EUTB® Northeim.
DTEC Project “Digitization of Psychosocial Counseling in the Field of Family Assistance and Life Support” (03/2021 – 12/2024)
The project examines the demands and obstacles of digitization in social enterprises from the field of family and life assistance, which lack know-how and funds for basic hardware equipment, support for the operation of hardware and software and overall concepts for digitization as an overarching organizational goal. This project runs in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Eric Sons, Dept. of Social Work, Northern Business School Hamburg, pro familia Hamburg, and basis&woge Hamburg.
LFF Sub-project “Technicization of Care Arrangements” in the Hamburg Research Group “Care Transformations” (09/2021 – 08/2023)
In the research group “Care Transformations. Interdisciplinary Research on Care Work”, joint research on the changes in paid and unpaid care work and their institutional, cultural, economic, ecological and technological contexts is conducted across various disciplines, including sociology, economics, business administration, geography, social work and law. g Participating universities include the University of Hamburg (UHH), Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) and Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg (HSU). The research group was awarded three years funding for the period of 1.9.2020-31.08.2023 by the state of Hamburg (Landesforschungsförderung Hamburg). The HSU contributes with a sub-project entitled “The technicization of care arrangements: The Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) paradigm and new a-symmetries of human-technology interaction”.
Letzte Änderung: 21. April 2023