News & Information
Explore our News and Information resources to learn more about how telecare can help you live an independent, healthy and happy life.
1st February 2019
People over 65 are at greatest risk of falling according to guidance from Public Health England. Falls are a serious health issue and some older people never fully recover. The good news is that many falls are preventable with some forethought and the right measures in place.
Tips to prevent falls
22nd January 2019
PPP Taking Care is taking over the Chichester Careline telecare service. The 24-hour service provides support and assistance, allowing people to live independently at home. It is run by Chichester District Council, and ownership will transfer in March.
Read the Chichester Careline announcement
16th January 2019
If you have never used a personal alarm before then you may be worried about the cost or how it works. That is why we have compiled this list of common myths and preconceptions of personal alarms.
Read 11 myths about personal alarms
10th January 2019
3rings has announced it will terminate it's service from 1st March 2019. PPP Taking Care are delighted that 3rings has chosen PPP Taking Care as a recommended alternative solution for its customers.
Alternative to the 3rings service
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