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A new report from Housing LIN, focusing on the role of assisted living technology as an integral part of specialised housing, was launched this week at the National Housing Federation’s Housing Care and Support Conference and Exhibition 2012.
Hillingdon Council has reported on the success of its TeleCareLine and reablement services following an evaluation after 12 months, demonstrating cost savings of £4.7m and a 50% reduction in residential care home admissions. The service is part of the council’s efforts to reduce dependence on long-term residential care and enable people to remain living independently at home for as long as possible.
A study of the effects of telehealth on mortality and the use of secondary care, published today in the British Medical Journal (BMJ)*, further confirms telehealth’s effectiveness in improving outcomes and avoiding the need for emergency hospital care for patients with long-term conditions, according to Tunstall.
Tunstall Healthcare, the leading provider of telehealthcare solutions, has been named Telehealth/Telecare provider of the year 2012 for the second consecutive year at this year's HealthInvestor Awards, which were held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Tunstall launched its new touchscreen Housing Services Portal (HSP) at this year's Chartered Institute of Housing Exhibition 2012. This bespoke care management portal enables managers in sheltered and supported housing schemes to monitor and control various features and functions of Tunstall's Communicall Connect systems from an easy-to-use, intuitive touchscreen application running on a tablet PC.
Wakefield Council has successfully delivered a large-scale telecare programme giving additional support to people with long-term conditions and their carers and helping them to remain living independently at home. Launched in 2007, the service provides telecare packages to a range of service users, including those with learning and physical disabilities, young carers and the voluntary sector.
Milton Keynes Council and Milton Keynes Community Health Services (PCT) are working with leading provider Tunstall Healthcare to provide integrated telehealthcare support to local people living with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).
Tunstall Healthcare, the leading global provider of telehealth and telecare solutions, has announced it has delivered 50,000 mymedic* telehealth systems internationally. This milestone highlights the company’s commitment to providing patient-orientated care and continued growth in the global market, reaffirming Tunstall’s position as a world leader in telehealth and telecare solutions.
Tunstall Healthcare, the leading provider of telecare and telehealth solutions, will be showcasing its latest telehealthcare solutions at this year’s Scottish Telehealth and Telecare Congress 2012 event in Glasgow. At the event, Tunstall will demonstrate its new patient portal, mylife, which allows users to access secure information relating to their condition at the click of a button.
A new report published by FACE Recording & Measuring Systems, shows how deployment of telecare by English councils could achieve substantial savings for councils in the provision of social care for older people.