Digital Enabling Independence

We will support residents to remain independent by providing better access to information, real time health monitoring and virtual tech to improve access to health and social care professionals, increase human connections and reduce social isolation.

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Why are we doing this?

Key outcomes include:


  • Residents supported to manage their health through real time monitoring
  • Virtual tech improving access to health & social care professionals
  • Using tech to improve human connections, reducing social isolation
  • Information to support independence

How might we do this?

  • Develop supplier relationships to increase range of smart home solutions
  • Promote range of digital products that support health and wellbeing
  • Research/ test tools, with communities, that improve quality of life and wellbeing
  • Develop digital strategy for care homes

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What impact have we already made?

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