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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 […]

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Better care in Hillingdon

Tony Zaman ADASS

Tony Zaman is Director of Adult Services at the London Borough of Hillingdon. Here, Tony talks about how telecare has helped the council offer residents more choice, as well as improving outcomes and overcoming the challenges in shifting service provision towards home-based care.

Having Joined Hillingdon less than a year ago, it was clear to me straight away that they had already made great progress in creating a […]

Better care blog – the importance of evidence

ADASS blog

Joy Hollister, Children, Adults and Housing Group Director at London Borough of Havering, kick starts a new series called the Better Care blog, produced in partnership with ADASS. Here, Joy discusses the importance of evidence when developing a business case for joint health and social care funding for assistive technology.

Weighing up the benefits of better care, integrated care and telecare

Lead members […]