telecare

A web page of telecare resources, including documents relating to DALLAS, medication management, strategy documents, telecare workbooks, reports and news.

Book that explores how telecare can contribute to the support, protection, and quality of life of people with dementia. It also considers the importance of telecare in providing support and reassurance to carers.

It is written for assessors, care and support staff and their managers, telecare service managers and development staff.

Paper that surveys the current use of new health technologies and telecare in social care and explores ways to start building a technology-enabled vision for the future of care.

Paper that reviews the evidence on the cost effectiveness of preventative support services that assist older people with care and support needs to remain in their own homes.

The costs of these preventative support services are contrasted with the costs of specialist housing options, such as sheltered and extra care housing and also with the costs of health services, as part of reviewing the value for money of preventative support services (henceforth PSS).

Policymakers remain concerned about the future cost that long-term care will impose on society. There is a clear imperative to explore ways to reduce demand (need) for care, and to reduce the costs of care provision to the state and families. In this context, increasing attention over the last decade has focused on the potential of telecare.

This guide gives offers information about what telecare and telehealth is, how to get it and information to help people decide whether it is the right solution for them.

This At a glance briefing examines the ethical issues which local strategies and protocols should reflect and which practitioners should think about when supporting people to use telecare services.

This report explores the complex ethical issues surrounding the commissioning and provision of telecare and the difficult decisions that professionals may face. Some solutions to these difficulties are also discussed. The aim is to ensure that commissioners and providers of telecare address these issues when developing their procedures and protocols.