telecare

Transforming hospital care in Yorkshire with telecare

Staff in East Riding show their telecare equipmentMargaret Martin, Community Manager, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, describes how East Riding has inspired change within technology enabled care in Yorkshire.

At East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) we have prioritised the use of connected care, and are delighted that our Lifeline service has recently been shortlisted for the annual TSA Crystal Award for Inspiring Change and Progress within Technology Enabled Care […]

By |November 12th, 2015|News|0 Comments

The new York model

Heather BardenHeather Barden, Chief Executive of Be Independent in York describes how telecare and the social enterprise model is the perfect match.

City of York Council has supported its residents with telecare, response and community equipment for many years, but since April 2014 the service has operated as a social enterprise. This means we are a business with a social purpose (to support people living independently in their own homes for as […]

By |August 12th, 2015|Features, News|0 Comments

Personalisation and telecare: Real or lip service?

Photograph of blog author Adrian ScaifeAdrian 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 […]

From Cables to Community

Tony Walker Twitter picsTony Walker, Director of Sales Operations at Tunstall Healthcare tells us about Moorgate Mill in Blackburn.

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.

Moorgate Mill

I had the pleasure of visiting Moorgate Mill in Blackburn, a 20 apartment development for individuals with various disabilities and complex […]

The accidental Connected Home

Kevin AldersonKevin Alderson, UK Sales and Marketing Director at Tunstall explores the concept of the Connected Home and the possibilities for technology enabled care services.

When I moved home several years ago one of my major priorities was to have a comfortable place to watch football. As a married man with two daughters the votes on whether to watch Leeds United or Strictly didn’t often go in my favour. So when we […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Why cocoa is the best cure

Lin Rees and mumTechnology enabled care is truly a lifesaver for my mum

Lin Rees, telehealthcare development consultant at Tunstall Healthcare, explains how a simple cup of cocoa linked through technology, keeps her mum safe, well and protected. 

 

My role within Tunstall is as a Telehealthcare Development Consultant. Over the past 8 years I have been working with Local Authorities and Health boards in Wales and England to embed telehealthcare […]

Using telecare in learning disability services

Zoe Belford

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 […]

Birmingham Telecare Service partners with The Silver Line

Andy Peterson, Head of Strategic Propositions at Tunstall, talks about a new partnership that could make a big difference to the lives of people who use telecare services in Birmingham.

This week will see the start of an exciting pilot programme very close to my heart, one which could make a big difference to the lives of the recipients.

It was over a year ago that I sent off a speculative email to The Silver Line asking for an introductory chat, […]

By |March 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Is digital the new black?

Housing with care with LETS

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

Tunstall Response – making a difference every day

Bev Mundy, Manager at Tunstall Response, talks about her work providing community alarm, telecare and telehealth monitoring services to people across the UK.

I have worked at Tunstall for over 30 years now and have seen Response grow to provide monitoring services for local authorities, housing providers, health organisations and charities.

Our services are a way of providing support 24-hours a day, 365 days a year to anyone who might need it. People who use our services may want to live […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Features|0 Comments