Switched on to Telecare: Providing health and care support through home-based 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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At Home with AT (Assistive Technology)

An evaluation of the practical and ethical implications of assistive technology and devices to support people with dementia and their carers.

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Personal alarm systems and telecare

Information to help choose a personal alarm (community alarm), explaining how they can work in different situations e.g. to summon help from a carer or neighbour or from someone further afield. Includes a checklist for use when choosing which would be the

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Smart Home – A Definition

Overview of smart home techology & what it can do, from research carried out by Intertek for the Department of Trade & Industry.

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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

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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 th

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UKTelehealthcare

UKTelehealthcare’s mission is to support health and care professionals and suppliers to deliver the widest choice and range of appropriate Technology Enabled Care Services to patients, service users and their carers’ and to raise awareness of these servic

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Telecare Implementation Guide

A practical resource for commissioners and organisations considering development of telecare services

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