The heavily trailed White Paper ‘Our health, our care, our say: a new direction for community services’ has been published.
The Self Assessment Rapid Access (SARA) programme allows users or carers to work through an assessment for equipment and provides a tailored report and has now been made available to the public. For some real user choice, look no further… Read moreDLF launches equipment self assessment online
The intention is to open up new sectors in the telecare market.
‘A row over who would provide Careline erupted after Freebridge refused to take over the service from the council, saying it wasn’t part of the transfer deal and a “financial risk” as the customer base could not be guaranteed.’ Local… Read moreInvicta Telecare to take on Kings Lynn careline service (UK)
Lifeline’s revenues in 2005 are expected to be approximately $150 million, representing a 15% increase over 2004. Lifeline’s operating margins in 2005 are expected to be approximately 15%. The company has a broad market presence in United States and Canada,… Read moreLifeline Systems to be Acquired by Royal Philips Electronics (US)
DH press release on the Health and Social Care Information Centre monitoring figures for the performance indicator on older people receiving intensive care at home
Care ‘threatened’ by council cuts.
Two Japanese telecare-related stories.
This wildly provocative title leads to an interesting discussion at the INTERACT 2005 conference, in Rome last year on ‘Home Monitoring and Control for Older People’ and this contribution by Andrew Monk from the Centre for Usable Technology (CUHTec), York… Read moreWould you let a Talking Paper Clip run YOUR Home?
Three stories. Read them as one.