As people are living longer and Scotland copes with an ever-ageing population, the groundbreaking digital services are designed to take the pressure off busy NHS services.
The Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare (SCTT) has been working on various new tools and services alongside partners including the Scottish Government and European Commission. From improving mental health services to helping people at risk from falls, the digital tools and apps will help users stay happier, healthier and safer.
Those who need mental health support will also be able to benefit from the anonymity cCBT, which can be delivered in people’s homes and in the community.
There’s also Living It Up – an exciting digital service where citizens can interact with others in supporting them to manage long-term health conditions, those at risk of a fall as well as better connecting people within their local communities.
SCTT is also working on an interactive web-based cardiac rehabilitation tool and supporting a trial in Lothian and Forth Valley.All services are designed to fit in with the Scottish Government’s 2020 vision and support those with long-term health conditions – remain living independently – in their own homes.