Today is World Parkinson’s Day, a time dedicated to raise awareness of the condition, and ensure that we know what support is out there for anyone with Parkinson’s Disease. The condition affects around 127,000 people in the UK – that’s 1 in […]
Tunstall have recently launched a new wearable, mobile device that provides support both at home and away – with features such as a help button, location monitoring through GPS, boundary alerts and a two-way speech module to ensure that wherever the user may be, they can communicate with their formal […]
The TF3 consortium (comprising Tunstall Healthcare, Fold Telecare and S3 Group) was awarded a 6-year contract in March 2011, to provide a telemonitoring service to the Northern Ireland health and social care system. The contract, which represents an investment of […]
Last week saw the annual Housing LIN conference, ‘a festival of ideas’, where we discussed new approaches in housing to improve care, build strong communities and deliver sustainable solutions. In the afternoon, I ran a workshop during the Knowledge and Innovation session alongside Pegasus Housing, […]
Over the last 60 years Tunstall has pioneered the use of technology to enable independent living, supporting more than 5 million people and their families across the world. Today, we celebrate our diamond anniversary, and look forward to the start of a new era where […]
Vikram Bhakar, Telehealthcare Development Consultant from Tunstall Healthcare, talks about the City TECS lab at City University London and how it helps raise awareness of the available Connected Healthcare Services.
We are proud to have teamed up with City University London to support a purpose-built learning hub, designed to simulate a home environment. The new Technology Enabled Care Studio (TECS) was formally opened on 23rd March 2016. City […]
Part of the current Care Act requires that local authorities in England provide information and advice that is universally accessible so that individuals understand what is on offer, help them plan for the future and know where to go for help.
Current “signposting services” will not be enough […]
The “Robots are Coming!” is a phrase I have often used when talking to members about the future of healthcare and having visited Tunstall’s innovation centre I think they may well be with us very soon!
I was invited to visit Tunstall’s Response and Innovation […]
Last week I had a very unusual opportunity to attend a ‘speed dating event’ at Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service. Now I’ll explain, as I had to explain to my other half, that this was, in fact, an opportunity to share information about our Telecare services during a seminar […]
Sam Cross, Managing Director at The Independent Living Advisor CIC, talks about how telecare can help give confidence and freedom.
Plymouth’s monthly ‘Tea Dance with a Twist’ is always about the ‘Twist’. It’s no surprise that last Saturday’s twist was that it had a Christmas theme. They hired a brilliant live band who were decorated in their finery, with their lead vocalist getting in the swing of the event by pinning small […]