The UK Department of Transport has confirmed it will begin research into the ‘eCall’ system which would save lives by enabling cars to make their own 999 calls in an emergency.
The Care Services Improvement Partenership (CSIP) Change Agent Team’s Commissioning Ebook attempts to encourage people with experience of commissioning services to help each other by co-authoring this website.
This story illustrates a new technology and the huge cost of searching when someone with dementia walks out. Authorities had one last measure they were about to implement when the man was found… emergency services are adding technology to make… Read moreReverse 911 calls
Well balanced, non-technical article on home health monitoring. “Sometimes there’s a simple explanation when the nurses receive unusual data. For example, Gould checked his weight one day. The recording was high, the nurse discovered, because…” I won’t spoil the punchline… Read moreHealthcare advance comes home
ATA collaboration with Polycom, IBM and StarBak
Cumbria County Council moves on its telecare plans with a good news story.
Good telecare item on this lunchtime’s You and Yours. Go to ‘Listen Again’ on the programme’s website and navigate to the day and item. You will need Real Player (available from the BBC site) installed to be able to listen.
Professor Ian Philp, National Director for Older People, launched today A New Ambition for Old Age, marking the second phase of the National Service Framework (NSF) for Older People. It sets out how older people’s services should improve in the next five years. The report has a only couple of passing references to telecare…so much for ambition.
A good local news story star for Derby Care Link’s publicity. BBC story.