Lib-Dem spokesman meets with Tunstall


Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Liberal Democrat front bench spokesman on older people Paul Burstow MP, recently visited Tunstall, the international community alarm and emergency communications group based in Yorkshire, and West Yorkshire Metropolitan Ambulance Service (WYMAS) discovered how Telehealth solutions can provide the key to independent living for older and vulnerable people. Mr Burstow met with Tunstall representatives at its head office in Whitley where he was given a demonstration of the range of Telehealth solutions that monitor the well-being and home environment of older and vulnerable people. Following the demonstration Mr Burstow discussed long-term care issues with Tunstall chief executive Tony Rice. Mr Rice said Telehealth had the potential to become the backbone of the delivery of community health and homecare services to people in their home. “More importantly, it offers vulnerable people and those with chronic conditions an increased level of choice and improved quality of life,” Mr Rice said. Mr Burstow visited WYMAS





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