An Evaluation of Scotland’s COVID‐19 Self‐management Pathway Roll‐out
University of Strathclyde Research - the experience of older people receiving telecare services during the COVID-19 pandemic
In 2021, a research project led by the University of Strathclyde's School of Social Work and Social Policy, explored how telecare services have been experienced by older people during the COVID-19 pandemic. People using telecare services in three areas of Scotland were asked about service changes they had experienced, their use of wider technology, and keeping connected during periods of lockdown.
This report has been prepared by the Digital Health and Care Directorate of the Scottish Government. It provides an update on the scale-up and adoption of digital health and care solutions in Scotland, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The document builds upon a previous report that was prepared by the Scottish Government Digital Health and Care Team in June 2020.
This report is intended to: