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Sue O’Connor and Ainsley Bowles write about how technology enabled care can help those with learning disabilities.

Recently we attended our first Learning Disability Today conference in London – which is in it’s 16th year! It was a really busy event and our team on the stand enjoyed introducing the visitors to telecare.  There was a great vibe, with the seminars so full that latecomers couldn’t get into the rooms and […]

By |December 5th, 2016|Features|0 Comments

Meeting the challenge – life’s ups and downs

Neil Revely at the eiffel towerNeil Revely, Chair of the ADASS Housing Policy Network and National Executive Member writes about the potential of technology to change the care landscape.

It’s amazing how sometimes in life we can accomplish things we never thought possible, just by being up for the challenge.

After a long career spent working in social services, health and housing, with a focus on leisure and community services too, for […]

Tips for training health & social care staff in technology enhanced care services

Zoe BelfordZoe Belford, Director of Occupational Therapy Consultants Ltd outlines her top three tips for training health and social care staff in technology enabled care services.

When it comes to training professionals in the health and social care industry to use technology enabled care services, here are my top three tips for getting the best out of the training.

1. Ensure the training is tailored to the specific needs of each […]

Telecare is looking good

img_9674Matthew Henfrey, Group Product Marketing Executive – Telecare at Tunstall Healthcare talks about our latest fall detector.

Having worked at Tunstall for almost five years, I’ve heard many fantastic stories about how telecare has changed, and in some cases, saved lives. Now in my new position as Product Marketing Exec it’s critical to collate and respond to feedback from people buying and using telecare.  Technical and aesthetic feedback such as the […]

The trail to TSA

katie-andersonFor most people, their years are punctuated and defined by birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas and so on. Here in the Tunstall marketing department our year revolves around our key events diary, so while many have a ‘sleeps to Christmas’ countdown, we’re counting down our sleeps to one of our biggest industry events of the year – TSA’s International Technology Enabled Care (ITEC) Conference.

So, with our preparations for the 2016 […]

Alyson Scurfield, Chief Excutive, TSA

alyson-scurfieldWe are excited to be bringing you our conference this year from Birmingham in an exciting new venue for TSA. We have a full programme this year with both days led by speakers who understand the vital importance of technology in their daily lives.

We look forward to hearing their stories, giving us all the inspiration and encouragement to argue that people should have access to a wide range of technologies […]

Are private developers driving innovation in the housing market?

Photograph of Tony Walker, TunstallTony Walker, Sales Operations & Business Development Director, Tunstall Healthcare UK, writes about the private developer market and their impact on housing innovation.

Today marks the fourth National Housing Day, a day where we recognise the positive impact that housing can have on individuals and communities. I thought I would take the opportunity to reflect on the positive impact that I have seen recently in the […]

By |September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I don’t know who invented Telehealth but they deserve a medal

Photo of author Jo DennyIn this blog, Jo Denny, Telehealth Triage Nurse for Tameside and Glossop NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the topical issue of delayed discharge from NHS hospitals and how telehealthcare could be used as part of the solution.

We have seen it in the news recently, NHS hospitals are struggling with delayed transfers of care – a report by the Department of Health earlier this […]

Good effort! Staff go the extra mile to raise money for charity this Summer

This International Day of Charity we talk about the great efforts that staff at Tunstall have made over the Summer to raise money for charities of their choice.

Leggin’ it in Leeds

In May, Our Director of HR, Gemma Dale ran the Leeds Half Marathon to raise funds for Retrak Charity.

“I completed Leeds half marathon in support of Retrak Charity.  I first learned about Retrak and their work from a good friend who is a trustee. They work across Africa […]

Try before you buy – demonstrating technology enabled care in hospitals across Ireland

Demo roomsTina Malloy, Sales and Marketing Manager, Tunstall Emergency Response, describes how they are using telecare demonstration rooms in health settings across Ireland.

We first set up a demo room around 6 and a half years ago in the main national rehabilitation hospital in Donnybrook co Dublin, and following its success there we now have around 8-10 demo rooms across Ireland providing a variety of services.

Demo rooms are normally set […]