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Integration from a housing perspective #Teleconf2014

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This blog is about the housing breakout session held during International Telecare and Telehealth Conference, which was presented under the service technology and integration thread of the conference.

Presenters included:

  • Jason Lowe, Head of Independent Living Services, Coast and Country/HomeCall
  • Shelley Hathaway-Batt, Head of Business Development, Centra
  • Sharon Ewen, BR24 Manager, Bield Response 24

Housing is a key piece of the jigsaw!

First up, Jason Lowe set the context by speaking about service integration and the […]

By |November 20th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

Herefordshire Housing wins TECS award at #Teleconf2014

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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 won 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, and were delighted […]

By |November 20th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Riverside wins special achievement award at #Teleconf2014

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Riverside has won the TSA & Esther Rantzen Special Achievement Award for Combating Loneliness and Isolation in the TSA Crystal Awards at this year’s International Telehealth and Telecare Conference.

Riverside, one of the UK’s leading Registered Providers of Social Housing, works in partnership with other agencies to proactively manage tenancies and support 85,000 tenants and residents so they’re able to live independently in its properties, part of their communities, for […]

By |November 20th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Dementia-friendly technology in North Wales #Teleconf2014

Rhianwen Jones, North Wales Regional Telecare Strategic Manager, has worked with older people’s services for over 30 years. Rhianwen is the line manager for Galw Gofal/Care Connect in the North Wales Regional Call Monitoring Service. The service […]

By |November 19th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

Dementia-friendly technology in South East Wales #Teleconf2014

Our thanks for this blog go to David Williams, Project Manager for Assistive Technology and Accommodation with Care in SEWIC. David shared his perspectives on technology to support people living with dementia at the TSA […]

Our view of 21st century integrated technology-enabled care #Teleconf2014

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This afternoon, Simon Arnold, our Chief Customer Officer, delivered a talk at the Telecare Services Association (TSA) International Telecare and Telehealth Conference in Wales. If you missed it, or want a recap, here is what Simon said in his speech, in a blog format…

Today, I’d like to cover my thoughts around supporting integrated care in the future and the role we all have in delivering that future. I am going […]

By |November 17th, 2014|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

Putting You First in Dumfries and Galloway

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Lorrain Hyland, Telehealthcare Lead for NHS Dumfries and Galloway, tells us how telehealth remote monitoring is contributing to Putting You First, a five year change programme which aims to improve health and support and care services for older people.

Dumfries and Galloway is one of the most rural areas of Scotland, with around a quarter of older people living in remote locations where access to emergency services can be difficult. Current […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Features|0 Comments

The NHS Five Year Forward View Plan – a residential care perspective

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Simon Arnold, CORC (Commission on Residential Care) Commissioner and MD of Tunstall Healthcare looks at one of the key recommendations in NHS England’s new report.

NHS England, recently published its NHS Five Year Forward View, a 40-page plan which, in the words of chief executive Simon Stevens “will make the case for some of the changes we’re going to need” in funding and reforming the service.

It’s a very interesting read, […]

By |October 30th, 2014|Features|0 Comments