Abstracts: February 19th, 2007

This programme is now available to view on egovtv.tv, the online television channel for public service modernisation. The programme examines the role of the Preventative Technology Grant, the PASA Framework and the range of telecare services and technologies with which local authorities can start to introduce telecare to support the elderly, the vulnerable and pressured care services.The programme also looks at the wide range of telecare social home care packages that are being successfully implemented in councils around the country. It explores the broad spectrum of benefits that are being realised from improved dignity and independence for service users through to more effective management of commissioned care services.

The programme is available at http://www.egovtv.tv/Home.asp