Alzheimer Scotland has evolved a deep understanding of the needs of people who would like to use consumer technologies; off the shelf items, to support them to live independently.
Response is a key component of a telecare service; the response provided can determine the outcome for the telecare customer and the impact on health and care services. Some of you will remember a TEC telecare response workshop in 2018, at which participants agreed it would be helpful to have guidance on developing a business case for a local response service.
Building Your Case for a Local Telecare Response Service aims to support telecare service managers to make the case for introducing or improving their response.
Transforming Local Systems Pathfinder Projects
On Monday 17 June 2019 over 65 attendees came to the COSLA HQ in Edinburgh for the Scottish Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Transforming Local Systems Pathfinders Launch event, Chaired by Christine McLaughlin, Chief Finance Officer NHS Scotland and Director of Health Finance, Corporate Governance and Value, Scottish Government.
Attendees came together from the 4 Scottish Health and Social Care Partnership areas which are taking forward TEC Pathfinder projects:
Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) have been providing benchmarking services to Scotland’s Technology Enabled Care (TEC) programme since 2017. Telecare benchmarking workshops are held quarterly for Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCPs) that are either actively participating in the telecare benchmarking programme, or are interested in doing so.
The Impact Report attached below details the benchmarking findings for 2019/20.