27 September, 2007
Lakeside Conference Centre
Telecare services enable the elderly, vulnerable or
infirm to live safely, happily and independently in their
own homes, whilst maintaining a better quality of life and
avoiding admission to institutionalised care or hospital.
Telecare services embody technologies and services ranging from sensors
placed in the home, providing links to emergency response,
through to lifestyle monitoring and telehealth (remote
monitoring of vital signs for diagnosis, assessment and
The Telecare 2007 event will consist of an exhibition
with supporting keynote and case history presentations.
The exhibition will cover the telecare/telehealth
technologies and medical devices available now, offering telecare solution
providers the opportunity to showcase the use of their
products and services. All exhibitors will have the chance
to include a speaker within the case history programme.
The case history programme comprises two streams.
Specially invited keynote speakers will also participate in
Telecare should be an integrated health,
housing and socialcare service and this event will be of
- Local authorities with social services
responsibilities and their partners: housing,
healthcare, voluntary and independent sectors and
service users and carers;
- independent and private home care providers;
- housing providers;
- care home operators;
- professional and financial advisers to the long-term
- NHS healthcare providers: primary care trusts; acute
care trusts; mental healthcare and community care
trusts; GPs; hospitals; foundation trusts.
- Social services officers including: strategists and
planners; care managers and assessors; community care purchasers; in-house
home care managers; and occupational therapists;
- joint healthcare and socialcare commissioners of
telecare/telehealth services working in Local
Authorities and PCTs;
- GPs and geriatricians;
- mental healthcare professionals;
- extra care developers and managers; and
- finance directors, healthcare and socialcare managers.