assistive technology

hsns09 : The Scottish telecare development programme : the evaluation - Sophie Beale

Podcast of a talk by Sophie Beale, York Health Economics Consortium, University of York, given at the Connected Practice Symposium, " Human services in the network society : changes, challenges & opportunities", Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow, 14th/15th September 2009.

What methods can assist adults with communication difficulties to express their preferences? (Outline 11)

Paper pointing to what can be learned from available evidence to enable strategies to be devised to promote equitable access and personalised support for adults with communication difficulties.

A competence framework for trusted assessors

Trusted assessors are support workers who have the skills to provide older and disabled people with equipment to help them to maintain their independence. This document aims to inform professional development and training activity relating to equipment provision. It is divided into four parts.

Embedding success: learning from disability projects in higher education

Paper providing an overview of examples of effective and innovative practice in provision for disabled students at various higher education institutions. The purpose is to help other institutions develop their policies and practice in relation to disabled students.

MATCH Workshop : "Including stakeholders in the design of home care technology"

Report of the proceedings of a workshop the purpose of which was to explore the benefits and advantages of including a variety of stakeholders in the design of home care technology and show how this technology can enhance health and social care delivery at home.