Assistive technology and telecare

Disabled Living Foundation
The Disabled Living Foundation provide information and advice on daily living aids and equipment. They also run AskSARA, an easy-to-use, award-winning online self-help guide that is particularly useful if you are not sure what items might help you.

Independent Living
Independent Living provide information, news, views and products for healthcare professionals, carers, disabled and elderly people.

JISC TechDis
TechDis provide information, advice and online resources about the use of IT and assistive technology for people with disabilities. The website is no longer updated but still contains some useful information.

Product app - Olympus Care Services
This section of Olympus Care Services' online shop shows you pictures of a house with the assistive technology products that might be useful in different rooms.

Rica research and publish consumer reports on products and services of value to older and disabled people.

Smart Thinking
SMART Thinking provides information on the use of technology to support older and disabled people, person-centred design, architecture and the home. The site aims to promote critical thinking on the use of technology and the DIRC approach to designing appropriate acceptable technological solutions for disabled or older people which meet their unique specific needs.

Telecare Aware
Telecare Aware is a free news service to provide up-to-date information on developments in the fields of telecare, telehealth and telemedicine.

Telecare Services Association
Telecare Services Association is a public source of information on the telecare industry and the services it currently provides to individual users. The website provides links to regional and local community social alarm services.

This Caring Home
This Caring Home is an American website that provides solutions and tools to enhance safety and daily living for people with dementia.

Whole System Demonstrator Action Network
An online resource on telecare, telehealth and the management of long-term conditions. The Network is run by The King’s Fund and CSIP Networks and is funded by the Department of Health

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