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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
City of York Council has supported its residents with telecare, response and community equipment for many years, but since April 2014 the service has operated as a social enterprise. This means we are a business with a social purpose (to support people living independently in their own homes for as […]
Adrian Scaife, UK Product Marketing Manager, talks about personalising telecare services.
Personalisation is all around us. No longer is the famous maxim from the car maker Henry Ford “you can have any colour car you like as long as it’s black” true. Even when you have decided on a make and a model, there are still many choices to make to deliver the car that provides all the […]
If there were ever any doubts that the right blend of building design, technology and care can radically change lives then my experience last month should put paid to them all.
I had the pleasure of visiting Moorgate Mill in Blackburn, a 20 apartment development for individuals with various disabilities and complex […]
Someone told me that’s what they say about Brussels. On my first trip this week, I could see where they were coming from – cranes in the sky, building sites, road blocks and dust. However I only ventured from my hotel to the EU Parliament, so I’m probably being a little unfair.