Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare

Latest News

latest news
8th February Analogue to Digital Telecare Partnership Engagement Webinar Calling Scottish Health & Social Care Partnerships and Housing Leads. A 1-hour webinar Supported by the Technology Enabled Care Programme and facilitated by the Scottish Local Government Digital Office. [more]
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]

Analogue to Digital Telecare

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Analogue to Digital Telecare

The Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme has been exploring the scope of benefits of switching the current Telecare provision from a analogue based system via traditional telephony connections, to a digital service. TEC commissioned IT and Telecom Consultants Farrpoint Ltd to undertake scoping work and the output is published in the two reports below.

TEC distributed the reports to Local Authority Chief Executives in August 2016 and  invited comments. It held a series of workshops with senior local government representatives and industry and housing providers. As a result of this feedback, it was decided that detailed planning for full deployment and a full implementation of Digital Telecare should be completed.

A Landscape Review was undertaken to learn from other partners internationally who’d  made the transition from Analogue to Digital to inform and shape Scotland’s approach. This Digital Telecare Roadmap draws together learning from all these activities and details how Scotland will make this transition.

The Steering Group, Chaired by Martyn Wallace, CEO Local Government Digital Office with representation from COSLA,  Improvement Service, Scottish Government and SCTT is overseeing and coordinating this activity, due to commence in April 2017.

 

Published Reports

Find links below to Farrpoint Reports 1&2 ( with Exec Summaries):

Report One

Report One – Executive Summary

Report Two

Report Two – Executive Summary

FarrPoint International Landscape Review

Digital Telecare Roadmap

Latest News

latest news
8th February Analogue to Digital Telecare Partnership Engagement Webinar Calling Scottish Health & Social Care Partnerships and Housing Leads. A 1-hour webinar Supported by the Technology Enabled Care Programme and facilitated by the Scottish Local Government Digital Office. [more]
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]