technology enabled care services

Is digital the new black?

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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 […]

By |February 16th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

Crystal clear thinking at Herefordshire Housing

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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, […]

By |November 12th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

3 steps to better telehealthcare implementation

Kevin Alderson

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, […]

Assistance dog offers helping paw to Chichester owner

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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

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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. […]