National telecare monitoring centre, Astraline, is calling on the private and social housing, health and care industries to get prepared for the digital switchover or risk the lives of 1.7 million older and potentially vulnerable adults.Read " 1.7 million adults could be at risk duri…"
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Following a very successful regional pilot project, Astraline and their dedicated team of care operators, can now be contacted by an NWAS clinician to respond to certain calls in Cheshire on their behalf; where first aid is required instead of emergency treatment.Read " Astraline team up with North West Ambula…"
Astraline's team of emergency responders were featured in an article in the Manchester Evening News. The team have been recognised for their outstanding work supporting older people who have suffered from an accident and require non-life critical care.Read " Astraline makes headline in Manchester E…"
Astraline talks to Homecare Insight magazine about the realities of social distancing and self-isolation rules and how technology enabled care (TEC) organisations have adapted their services quickly to find different ways of providing support into the community.
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The hard realities for many service users of self-isolation measures has forced TEC organisations to adapt their services quickly and find different ways of providing that support into the community, as the need for TEC services remains acute.Read " How Pandemic is Forcing Change in TECS…"
Collingwood’s Head of Built Environment, Mark Goldsmith, had the pleasure of being introduced to our CEO, Yvonne Castle recently. Having partnered a key national contractor of the Trusts on executive search assignments, click here to see what they discussed.Read " 5 minutes with Yvonne Castle, CEO OF Joh…"
Astraline support over 50,000 connections in the community and have been providing their vital TEC services from their base in Cheshire for over 20 years.
Over the past month, the need and demand for the vital services they provide has increased, especially within the remote alarm receiving support they provide. However, there team of local mobile responders have experienced a small drop in call outs, merely due to the number of people choosing to self-isolate or temporarily staying with their families.Read " Astraline support local communities thro…"
We continue to plan our ongoing approach to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to mitigate where possible the impact the outbreak may have on the delivery of our services, as well as keeping our people and residents safe and well. Astraline are confident that we have correct procedure in place to minimise any impact the outbreak of Coronavirus may cause.Read " Coronavirus, latest update…"
Joe McLoughlin, Director Astraline and Innovation talks about how a recent co-design workshop identified new technologies to support greater independence for older residents.Read " Co-design workshop identifies new techno…"