I hope these links will be of interest to you, please contact me if you wish further information or come across a link you think I should include.

The TSA (Telecare Services Association) is the representative body for the Industry. This website is a tremendous resource for professionals and individuals.

Steve Hards website keeps us all abreast of new developments, issues, technology, and provides an excellent forum for discussion.

Ricability is an independent consumer research charity providing free, practical and unbiased reports for older and disabled people. Tests of products and services for disabled and older people to give you the facts to help you choose the best for you or the poeple you care for.

The Centre for Usable Home Technology (CUHTec) at the University of York conducts world-class interdisciplinary research to understand what people want from the technology in their homes.

The DSDC is internationally recognised as a centre for excellence in coordinating dementia projects which produce tangible results. They place an emphasis on promoting good practice for those working in the field of dementia care and actively works to improve services for people with dementia.

The Foundation for Assistive Technology (FAST) works with the AT community to support innovation in product development and good practice in service provision. FAST is a charity governed by a Board of Trustees. As a small, independent organisation FAST relies on working collaboratively with other members of the AT community, across statutory, voluntary and private sectors to bring innovative products to market and to improve services for disabled and older people.

JIT is supporting the development and enhancement of Telecare services in Scotland through a National Programme that was launched in August 2006. The Programme makes funds for Telecare developments available to health and social care partnerships across Scotland through a £16m Development Fund.

The Telecare LIN is the national network supporting local service redesign through the application of telecare and telehealth to aid the delivery of housing, health, social care and support services for older and vulnerable people.


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