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How Pandemic is Forcing Change in TECS

How Pandemic is Forcing Change in TECS

Date: 1 May 2020

The hard realities for many service users of self-isolation measures has forced TEC organisations to adapt their services quickly and find different ways of providing that support into the community, as the need for TEC services remains acute, says TEC Services Association the industry body for

A Day in the Life of..Progress Lifeline

A Day in the Life of..Progress Lifeline

Date: 30 April 2020

L to R: Kathy, Beth, Laura, Adam Beth Mole: "There’s a strange atmosphere when driving into work - hardly any traffic, more police cars about and some anxious-looking people. I feel like the Progress Lifeline Team is now more important than ever before, and the team has pulled together and

TSA Chief Executive Alyson Scurfield in Conversation with Tunstall CEO Gordon Sutherland

TSA Chief Executive Alyson Scurfield in Conversation with Tunstall CEO Gordon Sutherland

Date: 20 April 2020

In the first of a two-part conversation, TSA’s Chief Executive Alyson Scurfield gains some insight from Tunstall CEO Gordon Sutherland about developments happening within one of the UK’s market leaders in telehealth and telecare managed services, the ripple effect for the wider industry and how

Stepping up to the Covid Challenge Part 2

Stepping up to the Covid Challenge Part 2

Date: 16 April 2020

Right across the country TEC providers are mobilising, pulling out all the stops to ensure service users feel reassured and safe at this critical time. In the 2nd instalment of our two-part series on how the TEC sector is responding to COVID-19, we ask providers how they are adapting and

Stepping up to the Covid Challenge Part I

Stepping up to the Covid Challenge Part I

Date: 7 April 2020

TEC services have never worked harder to keep service users and staff safe since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic. We spoke to a number of key providers, large and small, about their fight against this unknown virus and the innovations that are emerging. “We have a life critical workforce that

What is the true lifespan of a new digital alarm?

What is the true lifespan of a new digital alarm?

Date: 6 March 2020

OPINION: Adrian Scaife of Alcuris notes that new digital social alarms that are connected 24/7 are now just another class of digitally connected device, but will their lifespan be the same as analogue alarm units or maybe more like a mobile phone? While it is partly about ongoing

TEC Trends & Challenges in 2020

TEC Trends & Challenges in 2020

Date: 3 February 2020

As we enter a new decade, we asked key leaders of the TEC and health & care communities for their thoughts on how they see the technology enabled care sector developing into 2020 and beyond, which issues will become prevalent and what are the challenges we face. Hear from: Nicky Parker

Connected Powered Communities in Care

Connected Powered Communities in Care

Date: 27 January 2020

Following the recent publication of TEC Stories Care Homes , TSA Chief Executive Alyson Scurfield argues connectivity can deliver not only greater efficiencies and effectiveness within a care home setting but it crucially cuts to the heart of the personalisation agenda. We have an

The QSF - So What?

The QSF - So What?

Date: 24 January 2020

Jane Turner-Bragg previously worked as Head of Service – Older People for Bromford Housing Group. Now she is one of TSA’s Quality Standards Framework (QSF) auditors. Here she gives the auditor's view and you may be pleasantly surprised... QSF. So What? This is the best question any leader

The Human Factor

The Human Factor

Date: 14 January 2020

Following the recent publication of TEC stories in conjunction with Think Local Act Personal and Care England, Clenton Farquharson asks how we can keep technology allied to personalised care and support. The pace of change is so fast these days in every sphere of life, but is the care system

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