ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY. A beginners guide. Assistive technology is. “ An umbrella term for any device or system that allows an individual to perform a task they would otherwise be unable to do or increases the ease and safety with which the task can be performed”
A beginners guide
A glossary of terms for community healthcare and older people. WHO 2004
Gadgets, Gizmos and Gaining Independence. Advance Housing 2007
Getting Started – telecare ICES/Dh 2005
Telephone services usually to a service centre .
Pioneered by Joseph Rowntree foundation.
A variety of computers systems
Lancashire telecare partnership
Local contact Housing Pendle
01282 873767 Susan Lund
Have a house available for visits to see some equipment for real( Tues pm and wed am )