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Technical bulletin: Telecommunications networks & DTMF protocols

8/15/2012 12:00:00 AM

We have received reports since 31st July 2012 of telecare service providers experiencing problems in relation to the transmission of social alarm protocols. This was reinforced by recent TSA statements which cite difficulties that relate to telecommunications networks issues. Our technical team has investigated these issues in some detail across a range of products and communication protocols, by examining the data and recordings associated with alarm transmissions. Given the nature of the problem reports we have also been in contact with telecommunications network providers, the NICC (Network Interoperability Consultative Committee) and other technology providers.


Tunstall is key partner in dallas programme

8/8/2012 12:00:00 AM

Leading telehealthcare provider assists in new national programme focusing on innovative technology and services

Tunstall Healthcare, the leading provider of telehealth and telecare solutions, has announced its successful partnership working with consortia as part of the Delivery of Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) programme.


Nigel Adams, MP for Selby and Ainsty visits Tunstall Healthcare to see how telehealthcare is improving people’s lives

8/6/2012 12:00:00 AM

Nigel Adams, MP for Selby and Ainsty, visited the Whitley Bridge headquarters of leading telehealthcare provider Tunstall Healthcare last week, to see for himself how the company’s products can save lives and improve healthcare.


Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council realises significant cost savings with mainstreamed telehealthcare service

7/23/2012 12:00:00 AM

Telehealthcare service from Tunstall helps to deliver £2.2m in cost savings in combination with Reablement and reduce unnecessary residential care admissions through improved independence 

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council and NHS Blackburn have developed a mainstream Telehealthcare service in partnership with Tunstall, enhancing the delivery of flexible, personalised care services to citizens in the area.


Wakefield Council highlights benefits of telecare programme for people with long-term care needs

7/9/2012 12:00:00 AM

The Council has transformed service delivery to provide a preventative and personalised model of care for residents with long-term needs.

Wakefield Council has successfully delivered a large-scale telecare programme giving additional support to people with long-term conditions and their carers and helping them to remain living independently at home. Launched in 2007, the service provides telecare packages to a range of service users, including those with learning and physical disabilities, young carers and the voluntary sector.


Role of Assisted Living Technology for Specialised Housing Addressed in new Report from Housing LIN

7/6/2012 12:00:00 AM

Housing LIN launches report to provide guidance to organisations responsible for specialised accommodation on the development and implementation of assisted living technology.

A new report from Housing LIN, focusing on the role of assisted living technology as an integral part of specialised housing, was launched this week at the National Housing Federation’s Housing Care and Support Conference and Exhibition 2012. 


Hillingdon Council realises savings of £4.7m through mainstreamed telecare and reablement services

7/3/2012 12:00:00 AM

Provision of telecare service from Tunstall dramatically transforms service delivery, halves residential care home admissions and improves reablement for residents.

Hillingdon Council has reported on the success of its TeleCareLine and reablement services following an evaluation after 12 months, demonstrating cost savings of £4.7m and a 50% reduction in residential care home admissions. The service is part of the council’s efforts to reduce dependence on long-term residential care and enable people to remain living independently at home for as long as possible.


Telehealth proven to reduce mortality and emergency admissions in study of Whole Systems Demonstrator trial

6/22/2012 12:00:00 AM

Latest findings from study of world’s largest telehealth programme confirms 45% reduction in mortality, 20% cut in emergency admissions and 15% fewer A&E visits.

A study of the effects of telehealth on mortality and the use of secondary care, published today in the British Medical Journal (BMJ)*, further confirms telehealth’s effectiveness in improving outcomes and avoiding the need for emergency hospital care for patients with long-term conditions, according to Tunstall.


Tunstall named telehealthcare provider of the year

6/21/2012 12:00:00 AM

Leading telehealthcare provider awarded accolade for second consecutive year at Health Investor's Awards following successful partnership with NHS Halton and St Helens.

Tunstall Healthcare, the leading provider of telehealthcare solutions, has been named Telehealth/Telecare provider of the year 2012 for the second consecutive year at this year's HealthInvestor Awards, which were held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.


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