Telecare

Next meeting 14th February

Here comes the Agenda for the next Neuro Alliance meeting on Thursday 14th February 2019 at 10.30 am – 1 pm

Unit 5/ Hobson Court/Gillan Way/Penrith 40 Business Park, Penrith CA11 9GQ

We are delighted to welcome Ramona Duguid Director of Integration at North Cumbria Integrated Health and Care System who will give us an update and presentation on integration across North Cumbria

This will be followed by Kath Wood Welbeing Regional Contracts Manager  who will give a presentation on Independent Living Service

https://care.doro.co.uk/welbeing-acquires-eden-housing-associations-independent-living-service/

Other items include Barrow Café Neuro, Changing Places toilets – Update on Carlisle Sands Centre, and another reminder about the National Neurological Alliance – Patient survey.  The survey has been available from 17 October via http://www.myonlinesurvey.co.uk/NA18PAT or tinyurl.com/neuro01

If you haven’t completed the survey already, please do, it is vitally important

Next Meeting Thursday 14th March at  A Chance for Life Penrith

 

Help improve Transreport’s new Passenger Assist app

The Transreport Passenger Assist app enables users to engage with rail operators and request assistance for their entire journey – the aim is to improve the quality, detail and speed of information to better provide assistance from operators.

DR UK hopes to continue to support Transreport through the development and launch of the app.

Jason Jaspal from DR UK said, ‘accessible travel is clearly a key component to people living independent lives – and when developing products and services in this space it is crucial that disabled people have the opportunity to contribute at the design and development stage’. See how you can help

Kevin Doughty Presentation at Cumbria University – the future for telecare

I was delighted to see the excellent presentation from Kevin Doughty (the grandad of telecare) which he gave on Wednesday 23rd May at Cumbria University in Lancaster. https://uk.linkedin.com/in/kevin-doughty-b236b34