Repository

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.

France Isère City of Grenoble Autonom@Dom® aims to combine a broad range of personal and technology services and assistance for people in need of care who want to stay at home. It covers telecare, telehealth and telemedicine, personal and household services and medical...Health service contractersPublic authorityHospitalPrimary health care providersGeneral practitionerPrimary health care providersNursePrimary health care providersPhysiotherapistProvider of social serviceRead more
France Isère The MAIA project aims to set up governing bodies and common tools in order to bring together services in geographical areas and to develop joint responsibility for individual needs of health care and social care. The goal is to bring together the...HospitalPrimary health care providersGeneral practitionerPrimary health care providersNursePrimary health care providersOtherProvider of ambulatory health careProvider of social serviceRead more
Finland Etelä-Savo Enonkoski, Rantasalmi, Savonlinna, Sulkava, Juva and PuumalaThe initiative was set in Eastern Savonia area (around 45 500 inhabitants) and involved several municipalities. It was a cooperation between primary health care and home care. Personal and household services refers to domestic activities and care...Primary health care providersGeneral practitionerPrimary health care providersNursePrimary health care providersOtherRead more
Finland Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki The All-around Riistavuori Service Centre in the City of Helsinki delivers support, advice and individual guidance provided by social advisors, home care (domestic services and home nursing) provided by social and health care professionals and...Health service contractersPublic authorityPrimary health care providersGeneral practitionerPrimary health care providersNurseProvider of ambulatory health careProvider of social serviceRead more
The Netherlands NEDERLAND more than 55 local communities in the NetherlandsPractical tool for awareness and information for older people on what improvements are possible in their own homes in order to leave independently for as long as they want. The tool is used by over 50 local authorities in the Netherlands and is...(Social) Housing organisationNon-governmental organisationOtherRead more