The Covenant repository displays notable examples of innovative solutions for age-friendly environments in Europe. Its objective is to exchange knowledge, foster synergies and contribute to the scaling up of these initiatives.

You may already consult below a list of existing initiatives, covering the 8 domains of WHO age-friendly environments strategy: housing, transport, community services & health services, outdoor spaces & buildings, social participation, respect & social inclusion, civic participation & employment, communication & information. Do not hesistate to consult the guidance available here.

Do not hesitate to submit your own initiative(s) as well to share it/them with our large network and get in touch with potential partners. To make it easier for you, a guidance document is available here.

A-Qu-A; Služba vlade za razvoj in kohezijsko politiko; Norway grants
Slovenia SLOVENSKO LjubljanaImplementation of the project A- Qu -A has a significant impact on the quality of social care services , raising awareness among users in the field of prevention and direct provision of services and other health activities, giving emphasis on a...Primary health care providersNursePrimary health care providersOtherPrimary health care providersPhysiotherapistRead more
United Kingdom Swindon SwindonSILVER is an FP7 project that aims to develop new robotics based technologies to assist elderly people in their everyday lives. It uses a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) process to encourage companies to bring to the market innovative solutions...Health service contractersPublic authorityPrivate companySmall and medium-sized enterprise (SME)Provider of social serviceRead more
Israel HolonThe GIS system is composed of layers of city maps; to make innovative information one should add geographic information dealing with senior citizens. Geographic information is any information that has MR or a precise address, for example: location...Health service contractersPublic authorityPrimary health care providersGeneral practitionerProvider of social serviceRead more
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Ireland Border DundalkThe Cúltaca innovation spans case management, personal advocacy, brokering, and key worker functions. It helps older people develop their own personalised plans, and it helps support and negotiate co-ordinated access to more collaborative services...Advocacy organisationHealth service contractersPublic authorityNon-governmental organisationPrimary health care providersNursePrimary health care providersOtherPrivate companyMicro-enterpriseResearch/educational settingRead more
Iceland Border DundalkThere are a myriad of issues that enable or hinder culture change in residential care settings. For transformational change to occur learning needs to be: • Meaningful to the practice context of the learner • Challenging of taken-for-granted...Health service contractersPublic authorityOtherPrimary health care providersNursePrimary health care providersOtherResidential long-term care facilitiesRead more