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Course Description

  • Housing Care: Using Reframed Skills for Senior Carers, arises with the intention of improving the quality of life of dependent seniors through the upskilling and training in new technologies for their care workers.
  • The care sector, as the years go by, will become larger and more important since as the data shows, the population over 65 years of age is going to increase dramatically. Therefore, the percentage of people in need of specialised personal care, adapted to the current social situation will also increase. ​
  • The Housing Care Project aims to offer a new perspective on care, adapted to the present day and whose main driver for change is the adoptation of new technologies both inside and outside the home of seniors. ​​

Course Objectives

Through this MOOC, we want to give care workers the updated tools and adequate skills to equip them to perform their roles effectively and efficiently, with the sole intention of improving their overall well-being, as well as that of their clients or patients. ​

We do this by showcasing the latest education techniques, offering a variety of tools and platform content and by providing resources that can be used on a day-to-day basis. ​ 

Course Requirements

  • Internet Access
  • Desktop, Laptop or Tablet device
  • Basic knowledge of how to use the above

Course Achievables

 The Care Workers, at the end of the MOOC will be equipped to:

  1. Test Ambient Assisting Living & E-Health devices to assist and take care of seniors
  2. Practice assistance and care interventions using these technologies, integrated with a strong humanised component​
  3. Manage the multi-functionality of devices at a basic level​
  4. Understand and use some of the data produced by the technologies.​


When the quizzes at the end of each of the three modules are completed you will be awarded a customised Course Certificate with your name and course taken.

Time to Complete​

This course has been created with an estimated duration of approximately 30 hours (20 hours of theoretical section and 10 hours of practical).

You can download the Learner’s Guide below: