Our Concept

Health and social care

  • >40 Clients/patients
  • >30 Carers
  • 3 Community Care organisations (2 nursing homes, 1 hospice)
  • Primary Care: One GP lead Clinical partner, other collaborators including 7 GPs across 4 practices.
  • Hospital consultants: 3 current, 2 former
  • Senior Hospital Physiotherapist (lead on discharge team)

Academic research

  • Lincoln University School of Health and Social Care, School of Nursing
  • Bishop Grossteste University, School of Social Science, Health and Social Care
  • University of Nottingham School of Health Sciences

Business and technical

  • Business Advisors: University of Lincoln, Research and Enterprise; Bishop Grosseteste University, BG futures; Several Mentors
  • Technical Advisors: AJP Electronics; Lincoln University School of Engineering and School of Computer Science
  • Commissioning of regional technical services and support

Health and social care

  • Simple to use and easy to wear
  • Automatic, doesn’t require client activation
  • Functions include fall detection, wander alert and abnormal movement detection (fitting, paralysis)
  • Activity detection provides reassurance to carers that the device is being worn

Business and technical

  • Wireless connectivity with other digital monitoring devices
  • Intelligent monitoring and management alert system that reduces false alarms and unnecessary callouts
  • Provides access to health care transition or handover information.

Academic research

  • Virtual presence via two way audio communication on wristband
  • No telephone landline required
  • No speaker phone needed
  • 3G SIM card communication platform

Health and social care

  • Simple to use, easy to wear, detects when worn, simple
    to operate by carer.
  • Reduction in false alarms and unnecessary
    ambulance callouts.
  • Virtual presence, immediate contact with carers, reassurance and early warning.

Health and social care

  • Reduction in ambulance callouts and emergency admissions
  • Patients to stay at home
  • Earlier admission reduces overnight hospital stays and bed occupancy
  • Increased management of risks for discharged patients resulting in earlier discharge

Academic research

  • Encrypted data storage and communication, facilitates information flow in transitions and handover of care.
  • No telephone line necessary, uses existing and proven technology, can connect with any other digital signal devices

Business and technical

  • Affordable, single purchase, no contract payment for telecare support
  • Costs less than one overnight stay in hospital
  • Costs less than one ambulance call out
  • Costs less than one A&E admission

Academic research

  • Capacity for real time diagnostics to monitor condition and detect deterioration
  • Reduced time lapse between fall and treatment increasing recovery and survival rates
  • Expedites the provision of an interim care package

Business and technical

  • More efficient deployment of health and social care professionals, and facilitates increased support of friends and relatives as carers
  • Improves communication flow in transitions and handover of care