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 […]

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 […]

Breaking glass – how a smashed windscreen transformed quality at Tunstall France

Alain MonteuxAlain Monteux, Président Tunstall Vitaris blogs about the achievements made in transforming customer service and growing a vibrant, caring business.

Tunstall Vitaris is Tunstall Healthcare Group’s French connected care business, based in Le Creusot, we support 120,000 subscribers, and deal with over 1.5m calls per year (1m incoming and 500,000 outbound calls). The work we do spans psychological support services tackling isolation and wellbeing, and providing proactive support to caregivers […]

Introducing the innovation centre virtual tour

Rebecca WilliamsIn this blog, Rebeacca Williams, Product Marketing Manager, talks about the Innovations Centre project and introduces our new virtual tour. 

As today is Telehealthcare Awareness Day, now is a prominent time to reflect on the advancements and good work in this sector.  Just over six months ago we launched the Innovations Centre – a showcase for emerging and future technologies situated in our head office. Today we have launched an […]

Being an Apprentice at Tunstall Healthcare – my experience

Photo of Amelia Tickle, HR and Recruitment ApprenticeThis year, Tunstall Healthcare hired three UK Apprentices, based in HR & Recruitment, Finance and Health & Safety. Our apprenticeship scheme works with colleges and learning providers, to help young adults kick start their working life by learning through action, working full-time and getting support and development for the next step in their careers.

Here, Amelia Tickle, our HR & Recruitment Apprentice writes a […]

Being mortal – ensuring a good life through to the end

Being MortalMarketing Services Manager at Tunstall Claire Smith talks about reading Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal.

Once in a while a book comes along that has a profound effect on the reader. Being Mortal is a book I know I will revisit, and one that I would recommend everyone reads, especially those of us working with people who are older, have health and care needs or are at the end of their […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Features|0 Comments

The Silver Line delivers a golden service

SilverlineAndy Peterson, Head of Strategic Propositions at Tunstall get us up to speed on the progress of our project with The Silver Line and the Birmingham Telecare Service (BTS).

A reassuring pilot

It’s been a few months now since I last updated you on the progress of our Reassurance Calls pilot, being delivered in Birmingham to BTS service users by The Silver Line.

The good news is that we’re now fully up and […]

By |October 1st, 2015|Features|0 Comments

Three outcomes from Connected Care

Photograph of blog author Adrian Scaife

Adrian Scaife, UK Product Marketing Manager, talks about three key areas that are delivered by Connected Care. 

I have been thinking a lot about the Connected Home and Connected Care recently, not least because colleagues around the world have been working hard on developing our 2020 Vision which was recently published and because there seems to be an endless stream of Connected Home or Internet of […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Features|0 Comments