Camden is a council in North London with a population of 236,000. I hear that Camden has done good things on the telecare front…so why does their new one-minute advert for the telecare service concentrate on pendant alarms? Ah, the mysteries of councils’ marketing and communications departments!
Not telecare, but this will interest a lot of Telecare Aware readers. RSLSteeper, a well-respected UK company in the assistive technology arena has started to show off its new, sensitive ‘bionic’ hand. BeBionic website. [It’s a pity the site does not render well in Firefox browser.]
In the video below, see the visitor to an exhibition last month use the hand for the first time… and tie his shoelace. (About 3 mins in.)
The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry.
http://www.taskltd.com/ Telecare provider in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and South Africa
It focuses on the way innovation in healthcare services, technology and infrastructure can help to address the challenges countries face in the future provision of healthcare – the need to meet expanding demand while controlling rising costs, improving quality and raising productivity.
HaCIRIC brings together four core partners (Imperial College London and the universities of Salford, Loughborough and Reading) and other partners from the UK and elsewhere. The factors shaping the introduction of telecare and telehealth, and their potential impact of on care services, forms an important element of its work.
Ms. Bora Trimcev
HaCIRIC Programme Administrator
Imperial College Business School
South Kensington Campus
London SW7 2AZ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7594 3084
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