Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare

Latest News

latest news
Opportunity for Publication The International Journal of PUBLIC Health and Environmental Research are running an issue focussed exclusively on digital health and care, with the opportunity to submit articles. [more]
Digital Health and Social Care Conference 22.11.17 webcast of the morning plenary session The Scottish Digital Health and Social Care Conference 22.11.17 brought together 360 attendees in Glasgow. The morning session 9am-11am was webcast. The webcast is available to view. [more]
Recorded webinar: Rural Healthcare: Using Technology to Increase Access to Services The knowledge exchange webinar which involved participants in Scotland and Western Australia, was recorded during Digital Health and Care Week 2017 [more]

Telecare

Telecare offers individuals, families and carers, security and peace of mind. It enables people to stay independent in their own homes for as long as possible.

In Scotland  there are around 160,000 people using Telecare with the majority of those over the age of 75.

 

SCTT activity in Telecare

  • SCTT have a lead role in the Scottish Government’s Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme.
  • The TEC programme provides funding to partnerships throughout Scotland to scale and develop Telecare services.
  • Support the transition of Scotland’s Telecare services from an analogue telephone service to a digital service.

SCTT are currently supporting the following national Telecare developments;

  • Service Improvement through Telecare Data Collection and Analysis
  • Embedding Telecare within Care Pathway Redesign programmes for Dementia, Falls and Overnight Support services
  • Analogue to Digital Telecare Programme
  • Undertaking a Feasibility study to explore options for Telecare Expansion
  • Development of an on-line Telecare Self Check & SignpostingTool to support awareness raising and expansion

Latest News

latest news
Opportunity for Publication The International Journal of PUBLIC Health and Environmental Research are running an issue focussed exclusively on digital health and care, with the opportunity to submit articles. [more]
Digital Health and Social Care Conference 22.11.17 webcast of the morning plenary session The Scottish Digital Health and Social Care Conference 22.11.17 brought together 360 attendees in Glasgow. The morning session 9am-11am was webcast. The webcast is available to view. [more]
Recorded webinar: Rural Healthcare: Using Technology to Increase Access to Services The knowledge exchange webinar which involved participants in Scotland and Western Australia, was recorded during Digital Health and Care Week 2017 [more]