News & Information
Explore our News and Information resources to learn more about how telecare can help you live an independent, healthy and happy life.
18th June 2019
We’re heading to the LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Bournemouth to support local authorities with their telecare worries. The LGA conference is the biggest event in the local government calendar, attracting over 1,400 delegates and 130 speakers.
Read about the LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition and what we'll be doing there.
5th May 2019
When you press the emergency button on your personal alarm, it quickly calls one of our monitoring centres in the UK.
Learn more about how your personal alarm service works and what happens in an emergency.
4th April 2019
With more than 1,000 new customers signing-up each month, PPP Taking Care is growing quickly. To help support our plans, we’ve recently moved to a new Head Office in Exeter, Devon.
Read more about our new Head Office in Exeter
26th March 2019
An independent study published by the Live-in Care Hub, a non-profit organisation, in partnership with the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), a leading social care research group, shows elderly people experience better health and well-being staying at home, rather than moving to a care home.
Read more about the Better At Home 2019 report
25th March 2019
PPP Taking Care are delighted to be hosting a workshop at the Dementia 2020 event, entitled ‘How technology can support earlier diagnosis of dementia and the management of those living with dementia’. Find out more about the event and how to attend the workshop.
Dementia 2020 - Roadmap to Delivery
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