assistive technology

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Enhancing Tom’s life with Connected Care

Lowri and AinsleyLowri Fon-Jones and Ainsley Bowles, Telehealthcare Development Consultants blog about personalising Connected Care solutions.

One of the biggest challenges in social care right now is being able to deliver high quality, personalised care and support within the existing resources. Many providers are now required to reduce the cost of their service delivery and are needing to create different, more cost efficient but effective ways of working.

So how about […]

Representing Healthcare UK in Hangzhou, China

Tony Walker Twitter picsTony Walker, Sales Operations & Business Development Director at Tunstall writes about the first exhibition in China, representing Healthcare UK. Read the first part of his blog series.

As well as being my birthday, Saturday saw the end of the first part of the China Business Mission and we moved from Hangzhou to Shanghai. As this is my first exhibition on Chinese soil it’s difficult to […]

By |November 20th, 2015|News|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