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Telecare case studies

Telecare case studies

This page lists a number of possible concerns such as falls, bogus callers and memory difficulties. For each concern you can click on links to case study examples. These case studies detail how telecare equipment has been used by individuals to help with these concerns:

Safety

Security

Dexterity

Hospital Discharge

Mental Health

Children

Learning Difficulties

Domestic Violence

Chronic Disease

Safety

Concerned about falling over?
Read how Mrs Pearson, Mrs Evans and Mr and Mrs Stewart were helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage falls.

Concerned about leaving the gas on un-ignited?
Read how Alice and Mr Jones were helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage un-ignited gas.

Concerned about fire risks?
Read how Jason and Mr Jones were helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage fire risks.

Concerned about carbon monoxide?
Read how Mr Jones was helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage carbon monoxide risks.

Concerned about floods?
Read how Mrs Martin was helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage flood risks.

Concerned about low temperature?
Read general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage the risk of low temperatures in the home environment.

Security

Concerned about intruders breaking in?
Read how Mr and Mrs Owen were helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to detect and deter intruders.

Concerned about bogus callers coming to your door?
Read how Mrs Nettles and was helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to reduce the danger from bogus callers.

Dexterity

Difficulty operating telecare buttons and switches?
Read general advice on how telecare alarm buttons can be made easy to operate if you experience difficulty gripping or pressing buttons.

Hospital Discharge

View Tunstall's Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairment - Solutions for Independent Living guide

Obtaining help in an emergency
Read how Mr Jones, Mr Beaty and Mr and Mrs Stewart were helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to enable an individual to obtain help in an emergency.

Concerned about falling over?
Read how Mrs Pearson, Mrs Evans and Mr and Mrs Stewart were helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage falls.

Assistance with memory or possible self neglect
Read general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage memory difficulties or self neglect.

Mental Health

View Tunstall's Dementia - Solutions for Independent Living guide

Remembering to take medication
Read how Val was helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage memory difficulties.

Remembering to eat and drink regularly
Read general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage self neglect.

Concerned about leaving the gas on un-ignited
Read how Alice and Mr Jones were helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage un-ignited gas.

Concerned about leaving the cooker on?
Read how Mrs Bhar was helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage the risk of leaving the cooker on.

Concerned about leaving the taps on?
Read general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage the risk of leaving taps on.

Concerned about wandering and / or becoming disorientated?
Read how Mrs Bhar and was helped by telecare or view general advice on using telecare as part of a package to manage un-ignited gas.

Children

Read how Jamie's parents used telecare to alert them if Jamie had an epileptic seizure during the night.

Read how telecare reduced Nadia's concerns that her children would leave water running, or leave the house without her knowing.

Learning Difficulties

View Tunstall's Learning Disabilities - Solutions for Independent Living guide
Read how Jason and James were helped by telecare.

Domestic Violence

Read how Megan was helped by telecare.

Chronic conditions

Read how Julie was helped by telecare.

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.
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