Board Assurance Prompt specialised housing for older people

This report from Housing LIN in partnership with Nigel Appleton of Contact Consulting and the GGI (Good Governance Institute) focuses on the role of technology within sheltered and supported housing schemes to assist older people. It aims to encourage decision makers to better understand the use of telehealthcare as a means of supporting independence. It […]

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Assistive technology as a means of supporting people with dementia A Review

To coincide with the Housing LIN’s involvement in the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia, we have published this helpful review of how AT can support people with dementia. Co-authored by Tahir Idris and Steve Bonner, they indicate that awareness of the products, devices and solutions available is still sketchy and variable around the UK and […]

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A Virtual Care Village Model

Case Study 17 describes the approach Cumbria has taken in developing a more coordinated approach to delivering services to enable people to continue living in their communities. The rural nature of Cumbria has presented particular problems in developing appropriate models of Extra Care Housing, and in organising the care services to support tenants and other […]

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Switched on to Telecare Providing health and care support through homebased telecare monitoring in the UK and the US

Report on a conference session at the 10th World Mulit-Conferene on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, July 2006, Orlando, Florida, USA

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