The programme has five areas of work:
The overall aim of the TEC Programme is aligned with the existing National Telehealth & Telecare Delivery Plan. It is about significantly up-scaling tried and tested approaches across the following interlinked workstreams:
Home Health Monitoring
Expansion of home health monitoring services to support the scaling up of initiatives and building on from the United4Health programme. This is being led by the Scottish Centre for Telehealth & Telecare.
This workstream focuses on the expansion of Video Conferencing (VC) across all health and social care sectors. This is being led by the Scottish Government eHealth Division.
This workstream explores the creation of a national digital platform framework. It will include learning from, and potentially building on, national initiatives such as Living it Up and ALISS as part of an expansion of supported self-management services. This is being led by the Scottish Government eHealth Division.
Expansion of Telecare services, with a particular focus on
This is being led by the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare.
Analogue to Digital
Exploring the scope and benefits of switching current provision of Telecare from analogue to digital. This is currently a nationally commissioned area of research and analysis.