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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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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Telecare Implementation Guide

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

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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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Older People implementing telecare

Strategic analysis & guidelines for policy makers, commissioners & providers about the use of assistive technology. The development of a strategic framework for implementing assistive technology or telecare is a key government target for 2006-2008, and th

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Using Telecare Exploring Technologies for Independent Living for Older People

The report has 3 sections. 1. Introduces the concept of telecare and places it in the context of recent policy changes 2. Describes the system developed by Anchor Trust and British Telecom, and the results of an actual field trial 3. Discussion of wha

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Leastuse Assistive Technology in Extra Care

Case study of an extra care scheme – Rowan Court, Eastleigh, Hampshire. An example of provision of an extra care facility for older people with dementia, based on a philosophy of promoting and maximising independence.

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