In this blog, Jo Denny, Telehealth Triage Nurse for Tameside and Glossop NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the topical issue of delayed discharge from NHS hospitals and how telehealthcare could be used as part of the solution.
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 […]
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 […]
Adrian Scaife, UK Product Marketing Manager, talks about personalising telecare services.
Personalisation is all around us. No longer is the famous maxim from the car maker Henry Ford “you can have any colour car you like as long as it’s black” true. Even when you have decided on a make and a model, there are still many choices to make to deliver the car that provides all the […]
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 […]
Someone 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.
Zoe Belford, director of Occupational Therapy Consultants (OTC), talks about using telecare in learning disability services.
Rising demand combined with constrained resources and the Care Act mean social care is changing. As a consequence many people are choosing to focus on proactive, preventative and personalised services. I believe this promotes the use of assistive technology and occupational therapy to enhance the independence of people with a learning disability, which improves care […]
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 Herdsfield, Head of Customer Services at Herefordshire Housing, describes how innovative thinking around care and support using TECS has come to life in Hereford.
I had some great news this week – we’ve been shortlisted for the Telecare Services Association’s Crystal Award for Technology Enabled 21st Century Care and Support. We sent in an entry outlining our work at Henffordd Gardens, Herefordshire Housing’s flagship enhanced living scheme, […]
Kevin Alderson, our UK Sales and Marketing Director, summarises the things you need to know to get better results when implementing technology enabled support services.
It is hard to ignore the challenges we face today. We have an ageing population. Increasing numbers of people are living with long-term and complex conditions. There are financial pressures everywhere. Meeting the challenges of rising demand and constrained resources requires thinking differently. To this end, […]