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View all telecare help & advice

View all telecare help & advice

These pages provide advice and suggestions relating to telecare, telehealth and stand alone options which may complement, or offer an alternative, to certain telecare equipment. Click on the links below to read the relevant advice. General advice on how to use this site.

What is telecare?

Safety
Falls
Obtaining help in an emergency
Concerned about falling over
Safe environment
Concerned about un-ignited gas
Concerned about fire risks
Concerned about carbon monoxide
Concerned about floods
Concerned about low temperature

Security
Concerned about intruders breaking in
Concerned about bogus callers

Dexterity
Operating telecare buttons and switches

Hospital Discharge
Obtaining help in an emergency
Concerned about falling over
Assistance with memory or self neglect

Mental Health
Remembering to take medication
Remembering to eat and drink regularly
Concerned about un-ignited gas
Concerned about leaving the cooker on
Concerned about leaving the taps on

Sample case studies
Case studies of telecare being used

References and further information
Links to relevant websites
Glossary of terms and telecare standards
Obtaining telecare
Ethical issues with assistive technology
Telecare training
Making complaints or reporting unsafe products

All advice is either supported by references (cited in the text) or is based upon peer reviewed professional opinion. Our advice is impartial and not influenced by sponsors or product suppliers listed on the site.
Conflict of interest statement