technology enabled care services

Assistance dog offers helping paw to Chichester owner

ChichesterCareline

A Canine Partners assistance dog in Chichester has been trained to press the alarm button on his owner’s telecare home unit in the event she becomes ill and cannot raise an alarm herself.

Tricia O’Brien has multiple sclerosis (MS), a neurological condition, which affects around 100,000 people in the UK. Chichester District Council provided Tricia with a Tunstall Lifeline home unit, which connects directly to the

Celebrating the change makers

Ali Rogan web

Alison Rogan, Tunstall’s External Affairs Director, celebrates the change makers who are delivering better outcomes across housing, health and social care.

Pressure: we all read about it, hear about it – feel it. It might be meeting the challenges of our ageing population, including the rising number of people living with dementia. It might be satisfying the increasing demands being made on our housing, health and care systems, the […]

By |March 17th, 2014|Features|1 Comment

Carrying the torch for technology enabled support

David Cockayne

David Cockayne, our Managed Services Director, questions whether we are realising the potential of technology to enable us to face challenges such as integration and our ageing population.

Telecare, telehealth, assistive technology, technology enabled care… we use numerous words to describe current approaches to supporting people to live better lives. Still, whatever words we use, one thing is clear – services that harness technology in an integrated, person-centred way work. […]