News & Information
Explore our News and Information resources to learn more about how telecare can help you live an independent, healthy and happy life.
20th November 2018
Occupational therapists have long been acknowledged to be a crucial factor in reducing hospital admissions. However, in our recent survey 66% of OTs said they don’t have time to fulfil the full range of work they feel is core to their job. Is more efficient technology-enabled care the solution for the workforce?
Read more about technology enabled care for OTs
12th November 2018
Today’s telecare relies on the current phone network. The analogue-to-digital telephone transition will affect the services provided by telecare providers and local authorities. Read about the challenges and opportunities.
How the analogue to digital telephone transition affects telecare
2nd November 2018
Occupational therapists have long been acknowledged as a crucial factor in reducing hospital admissions. Here, Richard Turner, Managing Director of PPP Taking Care, asks whether more efficient technology-enabled care is the solution for the OT workforce?
Read 'Technology-enabled care and OTs'
18th October 2018
PPP Taking Care hosted a workshop for Local Authorities at The Gherkin in London on 4th October. The workshop gave attendees the opportunity to discuss the challenges Local Authorities face to support an ever-growing ageing population and the transition from analogue to digital telecare services. Find out more and how PPP Taking Care can host a workshop for your organisation.
'Taking Care of The Future' workshop
5th October 2018
Our experts Dr. Vicky Mason and Naomi Snell explore the growing trend of employees taking on caring responsibilities and how this can impact the employee and employer.
Watch the free webinar
20th September 2018
Richard Turner, Managing Director at PPP Taking Care, has given his take on how technology can address the challenges Local Authorities face in supporting the elderly at home while managing increasingly stretched budgets.
Read the Local Authority News article online
18th September 2018
For many of us, grandparents are the family’s anchor. So if you have grandparents in your life, take a minute to appreciate them. Countless thousands of people take part in Grandparents’ Day, going to fundraising parties or just sharing family recipes.
Let's celebrate Grandparents Day and role of grandparents play in families.
10th September 2018
PPP Taking Care talked to Health Matters Magazine about the challenge of ensuring safe transition home from hospital for patients and how telecare services and homecare can help ease the burden for occupational therapists.
Read PPP Taking Care in Health Matters magazine online
4th September 2018
The NHS has rightly been celebrated as a national treasure at 70 years old. But the 1940s also saw the start of the welfare state and social care. We look at its achievements - and the challenges social care faces today.
Read about the changing face of social care
1st August 2018
With in-home adult social care under pressure from all sides, PPP Taking Care's Managing Director, Richard Turner, has been talking to Local Gov News about how technology can help local authorities ease the strain.
Read about the challenges local authorities face supporting the elderly at home
12th July 2018
When older people leave hospital, they need extra support to get back on their feet. If you work in occupational therapy, you’ll know more about this than anyone. You’ll also know that rising demand and reduced funding are making a tricky problem worse. That's why we have developed our new Home & Well service.
Learn more about our new home care service
4th July 2018
Returning home from hospital can be an anxious time if you are worried about how you will cope without the support of hospital staff. Given ever-rising demands for social care, you might feel a big gap between the support offered at hospital and at home.
Find out what home from hospital support is available
15th June 2018
For older people, the dangers from a cold snap are crystal-clear. But when the temperature goes the other way, it’s easy to forget there are just as many health risks.
Find out what you can do to stay safe in the summer
11th June 2018
It's hard to know what you can do to keep your loved ones safe in their home if they have dementia. We look at some small steps you can take as a start.
Read about adapting a home for a dementia sufferer
16th May 2018
If you’re busy looking after an elderly mum or dad, you’re in good company. In the UK, more than six million of us provide some kind of care for family and friends. That’s more than the entire population of Denmark.
Read about carer support