By the time you’ve read this short introduction below, another 14 people will have been diagnosed with dementia. This is why a focus on this life-changing disease is essential.
Dementia is the term used for a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain, impacting on memory, thinking, behaviour and emotion. We want to share knowledge on these complex neurological conditions to empower individuals, families, and caregivers. We also want to highlight the role of technology in providing a holistic care approach for people with dementia.
Download our eBook 'Together Against Dementia'
This eBook looks at the challenges of dementia. It's not just the person with the dementia who is affected, families, caregivers, and society also feel the impact. The high cost of care can be a significant burden on families and economies. This eBook is guidance for caregivers, care providers and for people living with dementia.
Learn more about:
- The different types of dementia
- How those caring for people with dementia can offer support
- How technology can provide valuable support for people living with dementia
Supporting People with Dementia and their Carers
Solutions to Support Dementia
Tunstall offers a range of technology solutions, which use advanced technology to provide enhanced care and support for people with dementia. Solutions are tailored to the needs of the individual and their circumstances, and designed to evolve over time as the users' requirements change.
Tunstall Lifeline Digital
Tunstall Lifeline Digital is our next generation home hub, designed for a digital future, with superb connectivity providing a platform for highly personalised and efficient care solutions and an improved user experience.
The Lifeline Smart Hub
The Smart Hub is Tunstall Healthcare UK’s first IP home unit, opening a new world of possibilities for the provision of care in the home.
The CareAssist is a portable telecare alarm that can receive telecare alerts and display not only the type of sensor activated but also either the location of the sensor or the name of the person the sensor has been assigned to.
Ambient Temperature Sensor
The Ambient Temperature Sensor is a solution to monitor and maintain a healthy temperature within the home. It supports independent living by maintaining a pre-determined temperature to provide a comfortable living environment and monitor for unexpected changes.
GO is the perfect companion to a telecare package, offering two-way speech, fall detection and locatability for reassurance while away from home.
Bogus Caller Button
Fixed near the door, this button will provide reassurance in the event of an unexpected caller. It can also be used to summon assistance or verbal prompts can be given via the Lifeline unit. Such incidents will also be automatically recorded and may be used in evidence.
The flood detector is a telecare sensor that provides an early warning of flooding.
Tunstall Interlinked Smoke Alarms provide increased reassurance by raising an alarm call at the monitoring centre while also activating an audible alarm across all units linked together.
The heat alarm is a telecare sensor that raises an alert to prevent fires and enable quick response.