Aug 13, 2019
There is growing recognition of the scale of loneliness in the UK and its negative impact on health and wellbeing, as evidenced by the creation in 2018 of the role of ‘Minister for Loneliness’.
Technology has a key role to play in addressing the challenges associated with social isolation.
This document outlines some of the ways technology can contribute to improving the everyday lives of people who feel isolated, and reduce demand for statutory services by improving health and wellbeing.
Global market leading health and care technology company, Tunstall Healthcare, has expanded its presence in Finland with the acquisition of alarm monitoring services provider Oy Verifi Ab (Verifi).
Tunstall Healthcare has partnered with Whitley Parish Council to improve the community area of the local allotments which provide Whitley residents with opportunities to grow healthy, fresh food while benefiting from fresh air and exercise.