News & Information
Explore our News and Information resources to learn more about how telecare can help you live an independent, healthy and happy life.
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.
14th May 2018
Lots of studies show that volunteering is one of the best things you can do for your wellbeing. It doesn’t matter how old you are. By helping others, you feel connected and pay less attention to day-to-day worries.
2nd May 2018
With summer holidays around the corner, there’s plenty to get ready. But many of us worry how our elderly relatives will cope when we’re away. There’s the fear of what would happen in an emergency, with a bit of guilt thrown in. Who will look after Mum and Dad?
23rd April 2018
The good news is that we shouldn’t obsess about cholesterol, or the stressful events that life throws at us. There are many other things that have a bigger impact if we want to age well. Most of them are well within our control.
9th April 2018
Whether you have recently made the decision to use telecare in your care for a loved one, or are just exploring the options, it is important to be informed when it comes to selecting a solution to best meet your needs.
8th April 2018
Find out what telecare is and how it can help you remain independent at home with remote technology enabled care such as personal alarms and home adaptations.
15th March 2018
Being the victim of a bogus caller can have a dramatic effect on you. Having your money or valuables stolen is bad enough. But the shame and humiliation that older people can feel after being scammed can be just as bad. There are steps that you can take to prevent this from happening though.
7th March 2018
AXA's awards programme will help our customers stay independent and we're contributing our telecare expertise in the search for new and innovative technology to improve health and wellbeing.
6th March 2018
What’s the largest cause of hospital admissions for older people? You might guess that it’s the latest winter flu bug. But you’d be wrong - it’s a more everyday problem. Nearly a quarter of a million older people go to hospitals in England every year after falling.
5th March 2018
Staff at PPP Taking Care went the extra mile to keep the 24 hour personal alarm service running to support thousands of vulnerable people across the UK when snow storms and extreme weather battered the UK during February and March 2018.
27th February 2018
A growing number of working people find themselves in the so-called sandwich generation – caring for dependant children and for elderly relatives at the same time. This video tells the story of Nicky who is struggling to care for her ageing father Ken, whilst balancing her family commitments and work.
23rd February 2018
With Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announcing the need to tackle the 1 in 5 drug errors in the NHS, learn how you can manage your medications and worry less about getting the right prescriptions, correct dosage and harmful side effects.
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