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Taking Care partner with Brain in Hand to transform the lives of those with learning disabilities & mental health difficulties.

Steve Gates, Managing Director of technology-enabled care provider Taking Care

 

Taking Care, one of the largest digital monitoring services in the UK, has just won a new contract to provide 24/7 response services for Brain in Hand’s digital support app.

Brain in Hand aims to transform the model of care for autistic people, those with learning disabilities, and those with mental health difficulties. Integrating intuitive, personalised web and mobile software with human support via its innovative digital support system, Brain in Hand empowers people to easily access strategies that work for them from their phone or tablet,

whenever and wherever they’re needed. People can be supported remotely, stay connected to their supporters, and live independently with confidence.

Living with autism, mental health difficulties and learning disabilities can be a real challenge, and the current Coronavirus crisis has created additional problems for many. However, a good network of support can make a positive difference to the challenge of independent living

Since 2008 alone, Taking Care, a subsidiary of AXA-PPP Healthcare has helped 170,000 people in the UK stay safe and supported and maintain their independence. Taking Care understands the im- portance of ensuring the mental wellbeing of their staff and their customers. Already providing digi- tal solutions to help staff manage their mental health, as well as training members of staff to be- come Mental Health First Aiders. The company fosters an attitude of compassion and caring amongst its staff, knowing that in order to provide the best possible life-saving support, staff must be happy and healthy too. It is this, along with a thirty-year history of providing specialist telephone support to elderly and vulnerable customers, that makes Taking Care perfectly suited to diversifying their service through this new and exciting partnership.

Louise Morpeth, Chief Executive at Brain in Hand said:

“We are delighted to be working with Taking Care – another great south west business. They are the perfect partners to support our rapid growth. Like us, they care about the quality of each interaction with the customer; empowering them on their journey to independence”

Taking Care staff undertook a ‘Super User’ training course provided by Brain in Hand. On the course, they were taught about Brain in Hand’s end users and the specific types of challenges they have, how to tailor their response to the individual’s requirements, and deal safeguarding concerns effectively. Whilst Taking Care’s Emergency Resolution Team are already highly trained to have quick reactions and good decision making skills in an emergency situation, they have expanded their

repertoire of skills to respond to customers with the ‘Brain in Hand approach’ – person-centered, non-directive and empathetic. Committed to providing the highest level of support, Taking Care will receive ongoing training and support from their own in-house training team as well as Brain in Hand in order to provide the best possible service to users.

Brain in Hand users can get extra support using a traffic light system withing their app. By pressing a red traffic light or with three consecutive presses of an amber traffic light, the user will trigger an alert and Taking Care’s Emergency Resolution Team will deliver non-medical, remote support using the preferred contact method of a call, text or email, to support the user in accessing the right


coping strategies that will help them ‘get back on track’ and continue with their day, or just to provide some reassurance to help the user feel better about a situation. Situations in which users may want to trigger an alert are wide- ranging but common examples may be to do with travelling to and from places, preparing for up-coming lectures or exams, and organising their time and activities.

Steve Gates, Managing Director at Taking Care said:

“We’re genuinely excited about our partnership with Brain in Hand. We believe that this provides the opportunity to combine the leading-edge 121 and digital support that Brain in Hand provide with personalised support from highly experienced Taking Care responders to help customers through some of their more challenging circumstances. This partnership is absolutely in line with our vision as an organisation and allows us to further demonstrate how, by working together, we can enable

people to become more confident and independent.”

 

 

About Taking Care

 

Taking Care, a subsidiary of AXA-PPP Healthcare has been providing technology enabled care services for more than 30 years. Since 2008 alone, we have helped 170,000 people stay safe in their homes, supporting customers and their families across the UK.

As a collaborative partner, we ensure Technology Enabled Care (TEC) secures positive outcomes for people, supporting them to live healthy and independent lives whilst reducing the demand on supported services.

Our shared ethos is one of the reasons that partners choose to work with us. The nature of our service and the fact that it is provided when customers are at their most vulnerable, gives us a strong focus. Everyone in our business plays their part in delivering personalised contact, with high levels of empathy.

Taking Care blend technology with a human response along with the highest possible levels of security and 24/7 resilience. We are one of the UK’s largest providers of monitoring services in the UK and this is testament to our commitment to customer service.

With in-house healthcare expertise we can facilitate our service evolution – ensuring innovative developments of new customer propositions to complement existing offerings and enhance the depth of customer offer and benefits.

To read more, visit https://taking.care/ follow us on Twitter @takingcareuk or Facebook facebook.com/takingcareuk

 

 

Contact Details

For more information about Taking Care or this press release, please contact Kaya George on 07946775679 or kaya.george@ppptakingcare.co.uker with Brain in Hand to transform the lives of those with learning disabilities & mental health difficulties.

Steve Gates, Managing Director of technology-enabled care provider Taking Care

 

 

Taking Care, one of the largest digital monitoring services in the UK, has just won a new contract to provide 24/7 response services for Brain in Hand’s digital support app.

Brain in Hand aims to transform the model of care for autistic people, those with learning disabilities, and those with mental health difficulties. Integrating intuitive, personalised web and mobile software with human support via its innovative digital support system, Brain in Hand empowers people to easily access strategies that work for them from their phone or tablet,

whenever and wherever they’re needed. People can be supported remotely, stay connected to their supporters, and live independently with confidence.

Living with autism, mental health difficulties and learning disabilities can be a real challenge, and the current Coronavirus crisis has created additional problems for many. However, a good network of support can make a positive difference to the challenge of independent living

Since 2008 alone, Taking Care, a subsidiary of AXA-PPP Healthcare has helped 170,000 people in the UK stay safe and supported and maintain their independence. Taking Care understands the im- portance of ensuring the mental wellbeing of their staff and their customers. Already providing digi- tal solutions to help staff manage their mental health, as well as training members of staff to be- come Mental Health First Aiders. The company fosters an attitude of compassion and caring amongst its staff, knowing that in order to provide the best possible life-saving support, staff must be happy and healthy too. It is this, along with a thirty-year history of providing specialist telephone support to elderly and vulnerable customers, that makes Taking Care perfectly suited to diversifying their service through this new and exciting partnership.

Louise Morpeth, Chief Executive at Brain in Hand said:

“We are delighted to be working with Taking Care – another great south west business. They are the perfect partners to support our rapid growth. Like us, they care about the quality of each interaction with the customer; empowering them on their journey to independence”

Taking Care staff undertook a ‘Super User’ training course provided by Brain in Hand. On the course, they were taught about Brain in Hand’s end users and the specific types of challenges they have, how to tailor their response to the individual’s requirements, and deal safeguarding concerns effectively. Whilst Taking Care’s Emergency Resolution Team are already highly trained to have quick reactions and good decision making skills in an emergency situation, they have expanded their

repertoire of skills to respond to customers with the ‘Brain in Hand approach’ – person-centered, non-directive and empathetic. Committed to providing the highest level of support, Taking Care will receive ongoing training and support from their own in-house training team as well as Brain in Hand in order to provide the best possible service to users.

Brain in Hand users can get extra support using a traffic light system withing their app. By pressing a red traffic light or with three consecutive presses of an amber traffic light, the user will trigger an alert and Taking Care’s Emergency Resolution Team will deliver non-medical, remote support using the preferred contact method of a call, text or email, to support the user in accessing the right


coping strategies that will help them ‘get back on track’ and continue with their day, or just to provide some reassurance to help the user feel better about a situation. Situations in which users may want to trigger an alert are wide- ranging but common examples may be to do with travelling to and from places, preparing for up-coming lectures or exams, and organising their time and activities.

Steve Gates, Managing Director at Taking Care said:

“We’re genuinely excited about our partnership with Brain in Hand. We believe that this provides the opportunity to combine the leading-edge 121 and digital support that Brain in Hand provide with personalised support from highly experienced Taking Care responders to help customers through some of their more challenging circumstances. This partnership is absolutely in line with our vision as an organisation and allows us to further demonstrate how, by working together, we can enable

people to become more confident and independent.”

 

 

About Taking Care

 

Taking Care, a subsidiary of AXA-PPP Healthcare has been providing technology enabled care services for more than 30 years. Since 2008 alone, we have helped 170,000 people stay safe in their homes, supporting customers and their families across the UK.

As a collaborative partner, we ensure Technology Enabled Care (TEC) secures positive outcomes for people, supporting them to live healthy and independent lives whilst reducing the demand on supported services.

Our shared ethos is one of the reasons that partners choose to work with us. The nature of our service and the fact that it is provided when customers are at their most vulnerable, gives us a strong focus. Everyone in our business plays their part in delivering personalised contact, with high levels of empathy.

Taking Care blend technology with a human response along with the highest possible levels of security and 24/7 resilience. We are one of the UK’s largest providers of monitoring services in the UK and this is testament to our commitment to customer service.

With in-house healthcare expertise we can facilitate our service evolution – ensuring innovative developments of new customer propositions to complement existing offerings and enhance the depth of customer offer and benefits.

To read more, visit https://taking.care/ follow us on Twitter @takingcareuk or Facebook facebook.com/takingcareuk

 

 

Contact Details

For more information about Taking Care or this press release, please contact Kaya George on 07946775679 or kaya.george@ppptakingcare.co.uk

 

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