Care homes and community hospitals benefit greatly from the use of video consultation services to provide specialist assessment and treatment for residents and patients.
It can help improve the management of behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia. It can also improve recognition and treatment of functional disorders and to help with end-of-life and palliative care for elderly patients.
The Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare facilitated VC service has been in use since 2011.
The benefits of this innovative service model of care are:
For further information, please contact Cathy Dorrian, Service Development Manager, SCTT.