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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Technology-enabled housing with care – why aren’t we further ahead
Ali Rogan, External Affairs Director at Tunstall Healthcare and author of a new paper ‘unleashing the power of digital communications’, discusses current challenges for housing with care providers.
We’re all different, but as we grow older most of us want similar things. To remain independent, and live somewhere safely and with dignity. To have the care and support […]
Simon Arnold, Tunstall’s Managing Director and CORC (Commission on Residential Care) Commissioner reflects on the Commission’s findings, which are being reported this week.
The care home sector is under greater scrutiny than ever over the quality of its services. Perceptions of residential care are largely negative and many homes are operating under financial constraints, against the backdrop of a changing landscape and ageing population.
Over the last year CORC has united experts […]
Tunstall’s Luke O’Neil discusses the benefits of multigenerational housing (where different generations share a home) and asks what can we learn from such an approach?
In Britain we don’t really have a culture where older relatives live within younger family members’ homes any more. Years ago this differed and it was quite common to have a grandparent living with their children and grandchildren as they got older.
Indeed my own grandmother […]
An article from Kevin Beirne, Group Housing Director of Housing Care and Support for One Housing Group, has featured in the May edition of Housing Technology magazine.
The article looks at how One Housing Group is embracing telecare technology to make it a core part of their service offering. In addition to expanding their own services, the association is also looking to promote aspiration, independence and social mobile, to increase the personalisation of care.
Read the article, A Design for Assisted […]