The accidental Connected Home

Kevin AldersonKevin Alderson, UK Sales and Marketing Director at Tunstall explores the concept of the Connected Home and the possibilities for technology enabled care services.

When I moved home several years ago one of my major priorities was to have a comfortable place to watch football. As a married man with two daughters the votes on whether to watch Leeds United or Strictly didn’t often go in my favour. So when we […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

It will be great when it’s finished

Alison RoganSomeone 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.

I’d been lucky enough to be invited by techUK and Coadec to join a delegation to […]

Why cocoa is the best cure

Lin Rees and mumTechnology enabled care is truly a lifesaver for my mum

Lin Rees, telehealthcare development consultant at Tunstall Healthcare, explains how a simple cup of cocoa linked through technology, keeps her mum safe, well and protected. 


My role within Tunstall is as a Telehealthcare Development Consultant. Over the past 8 years I have been working with Local Authorities and Health boards in Wales and England to embed telehealthcare […]

Becoming a dementia-friendly business


Penny Ellis, Telehealthcare Development Consultant at Tunstall, writes about why and how we are becoming a dementia-friendly business.

Here at Tunstall we have worked with Alzheimer’s Society, having supported them to write the Dementia-friendly technology charter, which was produced as part of the Dementia-friendly communities strand of the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia. The Dementia-friendly technology charter is about enabling every person with dementia to have the opportunity to benefit from technology appropriate to their needs.

Tunstall […]

Birmingham Telecare Service partners with The Silver Line

Andy Peterson, Head of Strategic Propositions at Tunstall, talks about a new partnership that could make a big difference to the lives of people who use telecare services in Birmingham.

This week will see the start of an exciting pilot programme very close to my heart, one which could make a big difference to the lives of the recipients.

It was over a year ago that I sent off a speculative email to The Silver Line asking for an introductory chat, […]

By |March 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments

A NEAT way to raise awareness of AT

Meghan Betts, a Post Graduate Student at University of East Anglia, tells us about Norwich Electronic Assistive Technology (NEAT) Centre and how it’s raising awareness of assistive technology.

NEAT is a domestic simulation training centre for education, enterprise and research in assistive technologies based at the University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, Norfolk. The state-of-the art facility is a self-contained, immersive learning environment that is adaptable to a variety of client needs.

What is the NEAT Centre?

  • The NEAThome has been purposely […]
By |March 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Unlocking Dementia

Lucy Robertshaw, Arts Development Manager at darts (Doncaster Community Arts) writes about Unlocking Dementia – a play about living well with dementia that will be coming to Tunstall HQ this February.

As a participatory arts company working in Doncaster for 25 years we are often approached by companies who want us to ‘translate’ complex issues to a local audience through the use of art forms such film, drama, music or visual arts. We have an excellent track record of employing creative techniques to […]

New marketing support to help you deliver services


Marketing Manager Fay Lambert talks about Tunstall’s new marketing support offering and how it could help you.

In common with a lot of people, the start of a new year has prompted me to review my goals for the 12 months ahead, and to take a fresh look at my plans to achieve them.

A major focus for me is to work more closely with our sales team to help customers grow […]

By |January 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Birmingham Business Charter for Social Responsibility


Aimee Hannon, Tunstall’s Project Manager for Birmingham Telecare Service tells us about Birmingham Business Charter for Social Responsibility.

There has been much excitement in Tunstall’s Birmingham office recently as we discovered we were successful in becoming a signatory to the Birmingham Business Charter for Social Responsibility. The Charter is a set of guiding principles Birmingham City Council (BCC) follows, and which it invites its suppliers to also adopt.

The aim is to […]

By |January 9th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Coventry TeleCareline launch

Nathan Downing, Telecare Project Manager at Coventry City Council writes about the launch of the Council’s TeleCareline service.

Today we launched Coventry City Council’s TeleCareline service at the council offices by recreating a living room and bedroom as a demonstration ‘Care Pod’. We did this because we wanted to show the difference technology can make to people’s lives and this seemed like a very humanising and innovative way to do it. We wanted to promote what we are doing here […]

By |December 15th, 2014|News|0 Comments