The use of telecare to increaseindependence for individuals and   their carers within supported  living schemes for people...
   two supported living schemes   total of 16 people, with a range of individual    needs   project looked at the poten...
   finance   consultation with tenants and staff   staff training   individual assessments   involvement and communic...
   Just Checking   range of prompting equipment, e.g.    memX, memo minders, automated pill    dispensers, ablelink tech...
   increased confidence, health and well    being   reduced dependence on staffing support   increased independence   ...
   enhancement    of   skills   &   knowledge   in    AT/Telecare   job satisfaction & motivation   secure future servi...
   effective use of staff and resources   changing the culture & practice   new initiatives   reduction in Efficiencie...
   prior to the project service being    reconfigured   care plan hours at start of project were 558    hours now reduce...
   champion of AT/Telecare   regional award in    recognition of    achievement.
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Wolverhampton - the use of telecare to increase the independence for individuals and their carers within supported living schemes for people with learning disabilities

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Wolverhampton - The use of Assistive Technology/Telecare to increase independence for individuals and their carers within Supported Living Schemes for People with Learning Disabilities. A project which looked at 2 schemes (16 tenants) with a range of individual needs.
Presentation by Michelle Spruce, LD Service Manager and Suzanne Cash Telecare Co-ordinator

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Wolverhampton - the use of telecare to increase the independence for individuals and their carers within supported living schemes for people with learning disabilities

  1. 1. The use of telecare to increaseindependence for individuals and their carers within supported living schemes for people with learning disabilities
  2. 2.  two supported living schemes total of 16 people, with a range of individual needs project looked at the potential to reduce staff support needs to enable greater independence
  3. 3.  finance consultation with tenants and staff staff training individual assessments involvement and communication with family/support staff
  4. 4.  Just Checking range of prompting equipment, e.g. memX, memo minders, automated pill dispensers, ablelink technology equipment to support safety, e.g. smoke/heat detectors
  5. 5.  increased confidence, health and well being reduced dependence on staffing support increased independence increased choice and control
  6. 6.  enhancement of skills & knowledge in AT/Telecare job satisfaction & motivation secure future service delivery innovative and specialised
  7. 7.  effective use of staff and resources changing the culture & practice new initiatives reduction in Efficiencies reduction in care packages
  8. 8.  prior to the project service being reconfigured care plan hours at start of project were 558 hours now reduced to 435 hours per week. (An average reduction of 11 hours per service user per week based on an average of £13 per hour a total of £82,427 savings pa
  9. 9.  champion of AT/Telecare regional award in recognition of achievement.

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