Tag Archives: WSD: Whole System Demonstrator Programme

Telecare for Older People in Adult Social Care (King’s College London)

Summary The UTOPIA Project, conducted by King’s College London (and partners), surveyed English local authorities on their use of assistive technology and telecare to support older people. It investigates a conundrum: “An important context to the study was an earlier, … Continue reading

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Technology Enabled Care Services (GGI / Tunstall Healthcare)

Summary The Good Governance Institute (GGI) and Tunstall Healthcare have published a discussion paper entitled “Keeping the NHS Great, Delivering Technology Care Enabled Services”, which looks at the benefits of integrating care services through the use of assistive technology. This … Continue reading

Posted in Assistive Technology, Charitable Bodies, Commissioning, Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, Management of Condition, Models of Dementia Care, National, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Personalisation, Quick Insights, Standards, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Telehealth and Telecare (House of Commons Library POST Note PN 456 / BBC News)

Summary The elderly population in the UK is growing and increasing numbers of people are prone to long-term health problems, posing a potential crisis for health and social care systems. The House of Commons Library has issued a briefing which … Continue reading

Posted in Assistive Technology, BBC News, Commissioning, Community Care, Falls Prevention, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Housing, In the News, Integrated Care, Management of Condition, National, NHS, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Government Funded Assistive Technology Research and Development Projects (Department of Health)

Summary This Department of Health report gives an overview of government-funded projects to support the development, introduction and evaluation of assistive technology. Assistive technologies are intended to broaden the activities, independence and / or wellbeing of disabled and older people. This … Continue reading

Posted in Assistive Technology, Commissioning, Community Care, Department of Health, Falls, For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Housing, Integrated Care, International, Management of Condition, Models of Dementia Care, National, NIHR, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Parkinson's Disease, Person-Centred Care, Personalisation, Quick Insights, Stroke, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Avoiding Unnecessary Hospital Admissions (SCIE Social Care TV)

Summary This SCIE Social Care TV video examines how to help reduce unnecessary hospital admissions, concentrating particularly on integrated health and social care for elderly people and those with long-term conditions. Key messages in the narrative indicate: Older people often … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Commissioning, Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), In the News, Integrated Care, Management of Condition, National, NHS, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, SCIE, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whole Systems Demonstrator Programme: Inconclusive Effect of Telehealth on Quality of Life and Psychological Outcomes (BMJ)

Summary This British Medical Journal articles reports the most recent results from the trial assessing the effect of second generation, home based telehealth on health-related quality of life, anxiety, and depressive symptoms over 12 months in patients with long term … Continue reading

Posted in Assistive Technology, Community Care, Depression, For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Mental Health, National, NHS, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Quick Insights, Standards, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Royal College of General Practitioners Telehealth Video (RCGP)

Summary This Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) video covers the benefits of telehealth for patients with long-term conditions. “Telehealth is helping individuals across the UK to gain better control of their long term conditions and improve their quality of … Continue reading

Posted in Community Care, Department of Health, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, Management of Condition, National, NHS, Person-Centred Care, Quick Insights, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Competitive Integration in the NHS (Policy Exchange)

Summary This report from the Policy Exchange think-tank asserts that NHS funding arrangements encourage acute hospitals to admit patients instead of trying to treat patients at a community level or in their own homes. It shows that by international standards … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Commissioning, Community Care, For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, International, National, NHS, Patient Care Pathway, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Health and Wellbeing Boards from a Telehealth and Telecare Perspective (Housing LIN)

Summary This Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) Viewpoint No. 34, “Get with the programme? A look at health and wellbeing boards through the lens of telehealth and telecare” assesses recent progress of health and wellbeing boards towards the adoption of … Continue reading

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Digital Technology Essentials Guide (NHS Networks)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This guide, published by the QIPP Digital Technology network, gives a brief summary of the range … Continue reading

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