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Tunstall Shares New Best Practice Models for Technology in Social Care at NCAS 2015

10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Workshop: Friday 16 October | 9.00am – 10.00am | Bayview Suite

Case study: Telecare provided free to over 80s

10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

The UK population is ageing, and in the London Borough of Hillingdon the number of people over 80 is 10,625, projected to increase by 13% over the next five years (ONS). In response to this, Hillingdon Council Adult Social Care has worked in partnership with NHS Hillingdon to develop a new model of care which effectively mainstreams telecare and reablement services, reducing reliance on residential care. The service aimed to create a fundamental shift in service provision away from institutionalised care, towards home-based support, risk prevention and early intervention.
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Case study: Quest for Quality in Care Homes

8/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) serves a population of 213,000 people, almost 17,000 of whom are currently living with a long-term condition (LTC). As with many regions of the UK, Calderdale has an ageing population and by 2018 it is estimated that 18% of the population will be aged 65 or above. Calderdale also has a higher rate of older people living in care homes compared to other regions across England, expected to rise from 982 in 2012 to 1,205 by 2020.
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Tunstall Continues US Expansion Acquiring New York Medical Alarm Company

8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Long Island City, NY (July 7, 2015) – Tunstall Healthcare Group, the world leader in Connected Healthcare monitoring, has acquired New York based medical alarm company Healthcare Monitoring Systems, Inc., via its US subsidiary, Tunstall Americas. The acquisition expands Tunstall’s growing customer base across the United States through acquiring and partnering with highly regarded regional providers of connected healthcare monitoring services.

Tunstall and Apria Healthcare Expand Relationship

Leading Healthcare Services Companies to Offer Innovative Remote Care and Safety Monitoring Solutions To Over 300,000 In-Home Patients. 8/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tunstall Healthcare Group, the world leader in remote care and safety monitoring, and Apria Healthcare, a leading US provider of home respiratory and other therapies, have entered into an expanded agreement to make Tunstall Personal Emergency Response Systems available to help improve patient outcomes and quality of life.

Casey Pittock, President and CEO of Tunstall Americas stated

We began working with Apria almost six years ago with a vision of supporting hundreds of thousands of patients together in their homes. That vision is now being realized with our expanded relationship. He added, Our two companies share a passion for improving patient outcomes, safety, and quality of life through innovative healthcare technology and high-touch personal health monitoring services.

Under the expanded relationship, Apria will make Tunstall products available to the general public under the Apria Medical Alert brand, which can be found on Tunstall will help support order intake, and fulfillment to facilitate ease of access to medical alert monitoring products and 24/7 personal, high-touch patient response services. In addition, Tunstall will design custom branded products and materials for Apria, powered by Tunstall Americas.

Tunstall Americas provides nationwide 24/7 healthcare monitoring services from HIPAA compliant call centers in New York and Rhode Island. Tunstall also manufacturers a wide variety of FDA registered medical alert, telehealth, and medication management solutions to meet the needs of all people, including traditional telephone based systems, cellular systems, and mobile safety devices.

Chris Gorciak, Senior Director of Marketing & e-Commerce of Apria Healthcare, said of the agreement,

We are pleased to be associated with Tunstall. The communities we serve will now have access to the world leader in remote patient monitoring. This expanded relationship demonstrates our commitment to providing enhanced services such as Tunstall’s cellular base unit and automatic fall detection, combined with 24/7 personal support to help individuals continue to recover and live safely in their own homes.

About Apria Healthcare

Through its Apria Healthcare LLC operating unit, Apria provides home respiratory therapy, negative pressure wound therapy and home medical equipment through more than 375 locations throughout the continental United States and Hawaii and serves more than 1.2 million patients each year. With over $1 Billion in annual revenues, Apria is one of the nation’s largest and leading home healthcare companies. Apria was the first company of its type to obtain voluntary accreditation from The Joint Commission and has been continuously accredited for more than 25 years. For more information, visit

Scottish Community Projects Awarded Funding from Tunstall Healthcare

The first round of funding has been awarded to South Ayrshire, Glasgow and Shetland Island Council to help create community projects that benefit local residents 8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

18th August 2015 – Three Scottish councils have each been awarded grant funding from Tunstall Healthcare to enable them to create projects of their choosing, all of which are designed to benefit their local communities.

Tunstall Healthcare launches partnership with the National Home Doctor Service

8/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tunstall Healthcare, one of the leading healthcare providers in Australia, is proud to announce an exciting partnership with the National Home Doctor Service (NHDS), which will come into effect on August 1, 2015. 

Case Study - Medication Management in Hull

7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hull City Council’s Telecare Team was established to improve the safety and health of Hull’s residents, particularly those who are older, have dementia, are carers or who have been recently discharged from hospital. A wide range of telecare solutions are available, including medication dispensers. The dispenser can be filled by a family member or pharmacist and will emit an audible beep when it’s time for the user to take their medicine. If the dispenser doesn’t sense that tablets have been removed it can be programmed to raise an alert on a family member’s mobile, or in some cases call the Kingston Care control centre.
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Digital Innovation Helping to Transform Care Services

7/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Friday 17th July 2015 - Today Theresa Griffin, MEP for the North West, met Tunstall Healthcare Group to discuss how technology-enabled housing is supporting a wide range of people in Liverpool.

Tunstall achieves another industry first in information governance

7/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Technology Enabled Care Services provider proves its commitment to keeping its customers’ data secure

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