In its third year, a growing range of events and activities promoting technology enabled care were held around the country during the Week which was held from 07 – 11 December, 2015.
The cornerstone of the week, the Scottish Digital Health & Care Conference, was held at the Technology Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. A short film of the day can be viewed here:Conference Overview
We also took the opportunity to ask some of the day’s presenter’s their views on Scotland’s technology enabled care:
Technology Enabled Care: Transforming care by putting the person at the heart of services – Margaret Whoriskey, Technology Enabled Care, Scottish Government
eHealth in Scotland – developing person centred and sustainable services – Eddie Turnbull, Director ehealth, Scottish Government
Digital Participation: Barriers and Opportunities – Douglas White, Head of Advocacy, Carnegie UK Trust
Community, Home and Place: Franchea Kelly, Chief Exec, Blackwood Group
Alzheimer Scotland’s launch of its Technology Charter for people living with dementia in Scotland, and featuring their hard working ‘Dementia Dogs’ programme.
Sally Magnusson, Author, Journalist and founder of Playlists for Life charity
Joyce Gray, Joyce Gray, Deputy Director Development, Alzheimer Scotland