Website/programme set up by the Sheffield Institute for Studies on Ageing (SISA) at the University of Sheffield and ATT research active staff at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Supporting organisations include: Tunstall; Clarke & Partners Ltd; Toby-Churchill Ltd; Madhouse Software… Read moreAdvanced Care Technologies (ACT) Programme (UK)
Get staff independently trained. One day course: 4 July and 28 November remaining. DLF Telecare Training.
The announcement by Abbott that it received European CE Mark approval for its FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for people with diabetes (interesting press release, by the way) reminded me of the importance of this issue for companies that… Read moreThe importance of CE marking revisited
Item from Community Care – report of a study from the Office for Disability Issues. It has something of a ‘bash the managers’ flavour, and it is impossible to tell from this item whether the report bothers to seek out… Read moreResistance to change in social care blocking independent living for disabled people (UK)
These two recent QuietCare-promoting stories are good examples of how the media can write positive human-interest stories if fed the right material. QuietCare executives must be quietly pleased – but maybe not with the picture accompanying the second story. Technology… Read moreQuietCare: Good news stories (US)
I’ve been monitoring their press releases since the announcement of their award of Whole System Demonstrator site status, along with Newham. You’d think they (and their technology partners) would be making a big thing of it, but no, not even… Read moreWhat's happening in Cornwall and Kent? (UK)
One of the more comprehensive and readable ‘baby boomers turn 60’ articles I’ve seen for some time. Joanna Gray, Southern Illinoisan.
“The goal of the Assistive Technology Exchange in New England and the [Getastuff] web site is to get Assistive Technology devices that are no longer being used into the hands of people who need and can benefit from them. And… Read moreTech bargains just a click away
The telehealth program offered in North Carolina has led to improved health care in one of the US’s most disadvantaged areas. The data showed that hospitalizations decreased by 92%; length of stay reduced by 89%; emergency room visits reduced by… Read moreImpressive Results from North Carolina Community Telehealth Program