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What To Consider When Choosing a Telecare Solution

How to choose a telecare provider

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


What Is Telecare?

Telecare and Technology Enabled Care

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


How To Protect Elderly Relatives From Bogus Callers

Telecare technology

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


Staying Independent with The Telecare Tech Challenge

Telecare technology

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


How To Prevent Falls: Helping The Elderly Stay Steady On Their Feet

Preventing falls in the elderly

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


PPP Taking Care Helping The Elderly Remain Safe Through Winter

Winter safety for the elderly

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


The Sandwich Generation: The Hidden Emotional Costs of Caring For Elderly Relatives

The hidden cost of caring for elderly parents

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


What the Doctor Ordered: How To Worry Less About Your Prescriptions

How to manage NHS medications and drugs

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


How To Support The Sandwich Generation In Your Workforce

How to support the sandwich generation in the workforce

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


Keeping People Safe In a Digital World With Telecare and Telehealth

Telecare and telehealth use of digital technologies

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



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