Presentations from the ‘Bridging the Gap’ telecare symposium held on 20th January 2010, London. The symposium aimed to identify actions and resources required to support the implementation of Objective 10 of the National Dementia Strategy which relates to housing and telecare.
- Assistive technology for people with dementia works: why aren’t people using it?
Tim Adlam, Bath Institute of Medical Engineering
- What do people really want? Meeting the needs of people with early dementia and their carers through technology
Professor Gail Mountain, Sheffield University
- National policies and local responses to the telecare agenda
John Woolham, University of Coventry and formerly Northamptonshire County Council
- Learning from practice – emerging evidence from Wiltshire
Roger Hall, Telecare Commissioning Manager, Wiltshire Council