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Independent for longer - Showcasing Real Examples of Technology Enabled Care Services in Action
Showcasing Real Examples of
Technology Enabled Care
Services in Action
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What are Technology Enabled Care Services (TECs)?

Technology Enabled Care Services are designed to empower individuals to support themselves in their own home, manage their own conditions and to ultimately improve health outcomes. These services come in a variety of shapes and sizes but here we will focus on one particular solution - Telecare.

Telecare is made up of personal and environmental sensors that enable people to remain safe and independent in their own home for longer. 24 hour monitoring ensures that, should an event occur, the information is acted upon immediately and the most appropriate response put in place.

Telecare can be customised to an individual’s situation. Here are just a few examples of some groups of people who have benefited from the implementation of a telecare package:

  • Those who are vulnerable or at risk
  • Those with learning difficulties
  • Those with sensory impairment
  • Those who are frail
  • Those with disabilities
  • Those who live alone
  • Those with limited mobility
  • Those who are at risk of falling