telehealth

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, […]

Making the most of telehealthcare

Alison Rogan

Ali Rogan, our External Affairs Director, summarises a new report about the Model for Optimising Sustainable Telehealthcare (MOST) programme.

The MOST project is about providing a solution to a major healthcare challenge – the need for more efficient models of care delivery, particularly for managing long-term conditions. It is often the preferred option that care be provided closer to a person’s home environment and it is recognised by some that […]

By |August 21st, 2014|News|1 Comment

Retailing telecare: your next mobile phone – in a parallel universe

Richard-Haynes

Richard Haynes is Director at The Community Gateway and founder of Gadget Hub. This is the second post in a four-part series of blogs (read part one here) where Richard talks about his experience of mainstreaming telecare and why he thinks life-enhancing technologies deserve to have the retail factor.

Imagine…

Imagine you have reached […]

Connecting health, housing, care and technology

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Tunstall’s UK Housing Marketing Manager, Fay Lambert, writes about our European Symposium – an event that connected leaders working across health, housing, social care and technology.

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to fly out to Barcelona to take part in a four day event designed to bring together visionaries and influencers from across Europe to discuss the role of telehealthcare in improving the quality and sustainability […]

By |July 17th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Tunstall Advisory Service

Tunstall Advisory Service

Tunstall’s Lee Hawksworth explains what our new Tunstall Advisory Service (TAS) means and how it could help you.

Today is a hugely exciting day for me as it marks the official launch of the Tunstall Advisory Service (TAS), a unique combination of specialist consultancy services which has been designed to support clients in the design, delivery and sustainability of telehealthcare programmes.

Tunstall has been offering advice and support to its […]

By |July 15th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Connecting housing with support

Tunstall Product Specialist Rebecca Williams reflects on Getconnected – an event that helped housing organisations better understand the links between supported housing, assistive technology and improving lives.

Hosted by ADASS (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services) West Midlands and supported by Black Country Collaborative Working Group and Housing LIN, Getconnected was an excellent event that demonstrated the role of technology in supporting people to live in their homes.

A highlight of the day was the film Getconnected […]

By |July 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Retailing telecare: why should telecare be retailed?

Richard-Haynes

Richard Haynes is Director at The Community Gateway, a community interest company that offers transformation support to the health and social care sectors by focusing on home care reablement and telecare. Richard is also founder of Gadget Hub, an innovative pop-up shop experiment that explored how life-enhancing technology can be promoted direct to consumers (business to consumer-style […]

Crawley Forward Thinking Group

Alison Rogan

Tunstall’s Ali Rogan talks about meeting the Crawley Forward Thinking Group (an inclusive forum for people living with dementia) as part of working with the Alzheimer’s Society and the Dementia-friendly Technology task and finish group.

Following my trip to Worthing, I recently spent another very […]

By |April 30th, 2014|Features|1 Comment

Calderdale comes together in Quest for Quality

Calderdale telehealth

Tunstall’s Luke O’Neil talks about the Quest for Quality in Care Homes initiative, which was introduced last year by NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group.

I was recently fortunate enough to be part of an event for the Quest for Quality (QfQ) in Calderdale Care Homes initiative at Dean Clough Mills, Halifax where I was struck by the collaborative way people positively embraced the launch of this unique service.

The day was […]

By |April 25th, 2014|News|1 Comment

SEQOL and the pulse of Swindon

Jemma Black is an Urgent Care Nurse at SEQOL, the Swindon-based provider of community health and social care services that last year won HSJ’s Efficient Telehealth Solutions award for its innovative approach to supporting people to self-care at home.

Here, Jemma talks tele/health, focuses on outcomes and explains why she thinks the SEQOL service stands out. You can also catch Jemma in the film above, which was commissioned by Housing […]