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Tunstall outlines Connected Care and Connected Health strategy at International Telecare and Telehealth Conference 2015

Posted: 11/12/2015 12:29:54 PM

Leading partner for providers of technology enabled health and care services, Tunstall Healthcare, will be revealing its latest Connected Care and Connected Health solutions at this year’s Telecare Services Association International Telecare and Telehealth Conference in Wales.

In line with the conference’s theme of ‘Inspiring Change and Progress’, colleagues will be available on Stand 6 to explore how the changing nature of technology enabled care innovations can underpin the delivery of integrated, person-centred services and provide a platform for the provision of advanced digital solutions in the future.

A conference highlight will be Monday’s masterclass, delivered by Ester Sarquella, Inter-Ministerial Plan for Integrated Health and Social Care, Government of Catalonia and Luis Berrios Novoa. Social Services Analyst Barcelona Provincial Council, which will reveal how telecare has been pivotal to the delivery of proactive, integrated health and social care in Barcelona. The Catalonian Government is working in partnership with Tunstall Televida, to deliver a unique teleassistance model which includes telecare monitoring and response, coordinated social care, public health and preventative services. Delegates can hear first-hand about how the Government’s decision to guarantee access to telecare services in Spain has helped to prioritise and coordinate care services, and reduced ambulance call outs, A&E attendances and residential care admissions.

Our work in Spain is just one example of how Tunstall is working as a true partner, to improve outcomes, create cost efficiencies, reduce demand and integrate services around the citizen.

Kevin Alderson, UK Sales & Marketing Director, commented:

We’re delighted to be attending the TSA Conference, and look forward to sharing our latest innovations in mobile and digital health and technological advances in care and communication with delegates. We have been supporting health, housing and social care providers for almost 60 years, and are keen to reveal how enhancing our solutions on an IP platform supports the delivery of sustainable, integrated services now and into the future.

Visitors to the Tunstall stand will have the opportunity to receive a copy of the recently launched ADASS Carers Guide to Technology, a toolkit designed to raise awareness and promote good practice. As well as giving case study examples, the report also covers top five things advisers and commissioners need to challenge when looking at technology enabled care to help support carers.

Delegates can also find out more about the ADASS Better Care Technology evidence pack, which is available following a survey of members last year to establish a national picture of telecare service delivery. The evidence pack can be found at, and contains service success stories, best practice examples and powerful people stories.

techUK’s new White Paper on Personal Digital Care will also be available, which aims to raise awareness of the value that can be achieved by using technologyto empower and enable patients, carers and families to take greater control of their health and care. The paper also outlines the NHS and Local Authorities can overcome barriers to adoption and provides ‘real world’ examples of leading practice that demonstrate the benefits already being delivered in England.

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