News & Information
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.
Read about telecare solutions
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.
Read what telecare is
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.
Read about dealing with bogus callers
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.
Read about the AXA Tech Challenge
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.
Read about preventing falls
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.
Read how PPP Taking Care support customers during the winter
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.
Read about the sandwich generation
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.
Read about managing your prescriptions
23rd February 2018
One in nine employees has a caring role in the UK, according to Carers UK. And, as the number of elderly people in the UK continues to rise, a growing number of working people will find themselves in the so-called sandwich generation – caring for dependant children and for elderly relatives at the same time.
Read how to support the sandwich generation workforce
6th February 2018
How many of us made a new friend called Alexa this year? Quite a few. From the rankings on Amazon, digital assistants were the most popular Christmas gifts around. For most of us, they’re a fun and interesting novelty. But they also give us clues as to what’s around the corner in telecare and telehealth - especially for helping older and vulnerable people.
Read how telecare can keep people safe