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10 Reasons why it’s great to work at Tunstall!

Marketing Assistant, Kerry Sharpe outlines her top 10 reasons why it’s great to work at Tunstall Healthcare. 

Food Glorious Food1. Food Glorious Food

Tunstall’s canteen has a wide variety of healthy and indulgence foods at low prices which makes this room one of the busiest in the building. Our friendly cooks prepare full English breakfast with the option of fruit, cereal or poached eggs on toast if you are on a health […]

Why we chose the CareClip™ for my Grandmother

Image of an active elderly lady We recently set up my Grandmother with the CareClip service. At 101 years old she is proud to say she still lives at home and despite her great age she remains active and is a well known volunteer in her community.

Her independent nature meant that Grandma didn’t want to feel she was a burden on anyone and she certainly didn’t want us to […]

A busy week for Digital Health, Care & Housing

Older person using a smart watchThis week is a busy one – not only for Tunstall, but for health, housing and social care, with three major events taking place – the Chartered Institute of Housing Conference, ADSS Cymru and the Digital Health Plus Care event.

Tunstall is looking forward to exhibiting and attending all events, talking to senior professionals about the journey towards digital, and the benefits of using a

A holistic view of healthcare in the UK

Holistic view of healthcare

David McKinney, Managing Director of Tunstall UK and Eire talks about why we need to look at health, housing and care as a whole.

The greatest challenges facing the NHS and social care currently are around increasing demand and decreasing budgets, and with an ageing population under the current model, more people are requiring acute care services, needing more beds, doctors and resources – and this week […]

The first steps to becoming digital in Scotland

Scotland digital blogAdam Miller, Head of Devices and Platforms, Innovation and Development, blogs about attending a recent event in Scotland launching a project moving technology enabled care in Scotland from analogue to digital.

Recently I was asked to attend the Analogue to Digital Telecare Launch event in Glasgow, Scotland. The event was organised by Local Government Digital Office in collaboration with the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme, […]

Supporting dementia with Connected Healthcare

Dementia Awareness WeekDavid McKinney, UK & Eire Managing Director at Tunstall Healthcare talks about the importance of dementia friendly week and how Tunstall supports the campaign.

This week marks Dementia Awareness Week – a week where dementia charities and organisations ask everyone to raise awareness of the condition, show understanding and kindness to people who have it, and improve dementia care.

The Alzheimer’s Society say that dementia is set to become […]

Discussing going digital at the ADASS Spring Seminar

DaviIMG_0885d McKinney, Managing Director of Tunstall UK and Ireland, talks about this week’s ADASS Spring Seminar.

This week we are in Yarnfield for the annual ADASS Spring Seminar, talking to our social care leaders about the inevitable change from analogue to digital that will be starting next year and the impact it will have on social care in the UK.

The journey from analogue to digital in Sweden

At the event, we […]

Raising awareness of technology solutions in the home

shutterstock_14460457David McKinney, Managing Director of Tunstall UK, reviews highlights about technology solutions in the news ahead of the general election.

It’s been a big month in terms of healthcare news, with a snap general election being called for the 8th June – it’s meant that issues such as social care, health and therefore technology in the home is being talked about more than usual as the industry works to get it […]

Parkinson’s Awareness Day – how can Connected Healthcare work for Parkinson’s?

Man using a tablet and mobile phoneDavid McKinney, Managing Director of Tunstall Healthcare UK, talks about how technology can help people with long-term conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease.

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 […]

Providing support at home and away

CareClip and charger imageJames Doyle, General Manager, Tunstall Emergency Response Ltd, introduces a new mobile GPS-enabled device – the CareClip.

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 […]