Today we welcomed a visitor from the Alzheimer’s Society to see the Tunstall Response centre and Innovations Centre. The order of the visit is very deliberate and whilst the Innovations Centre does indeed contain shiny new gadgets, what really matters is the service and the people element of […]
Adrian Scaife, UK Product Marketing Manager, Tunstall Healthcare, blogs about why we still need standards in a digital world.
I was inspired to write this blog after reading two very different articles over the weekend but it emerged they had a common theme.
The first article was about the car industry’s first fatality involving an autonomous driving feature called auto pilot.
The fatal crash of a Tesla […]
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 […]
When I left school back in 1973 I embarked on the first steps of a rewarding and varied career – I began my 3 year Apprenticeship at the Post Office Telecommunications (now known as BT) in Telephone Engineering. We are now offering very […]
This Carers Week, Steve Barnard, Strategic Director of Innovation at Hft, describes how Hft (a national charity supporting adults with learning disabilities) has used personalised (also known as assistive) technology to support people with learning disabilities and carers to live more independent, safe and healthy lives.
From specialist telecare systems to simple safer bath-plugs, personalised technology can have a huge impact on people with learning disabilities, giving them more […]
Mike Chambers, Consultant, talks about the role of Assistive Technology helping support people with Learning disabilities and their family and friends.
I guess like many of us in the housing and care sector, my involvement with telecare and assistive technology happened by chance rather than design. After many years involved in front line service delivery with various client groups, in 2006 I became a Supporting People Commissioner at […]
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 […]
Why Mental Health services need to explore the use of technology in prevention and early intervention
Dr Jennifer Bowers, CEO/MD, Rural & Remote Mental Health blogs for us following her recent visit to the UK.
Having worked in mental health for over 20 years, I know only too well the dangers of focusing all funding and efforts on high end services, to the detriment of prevention and early intervention programmes.
I recently visited the UK on a fact finding mission and during […]
This is the final blog in a series by Ali Rogan, External Affairs Director, talking about her recent trip to the United States and the role of technology enabled care.
I was lucky enough to spend some time with Venkat Sathiyamoorthy, Senior Vice President, Connected Health, Tunstall Americas during my trip to the US recently.
I was fascinated to learn that we work with 15 hospitals in […]