A very strong case can be made that the UK is way ahead of the US in Telecare. The following confirms my suspicions. This deserves a look at...
BTW, Guy is one of authors and cyber band of brothers..
The Disabled Living Foundation’s (DLF) Telecare Made Easy site was introduced to the public at the Naidex Exhibition at the beginning of the month but launched formally at an event at the DLF’s headquarters yesterday.
There were speeches and presentations from Karen Buck (local member of parliament); Dave McKinlay (Department of Work and Pensions Office for Disability Issues); Alison Rogan (Marketing Director, Tunstall); Karen Bradshaw (Westminster City Council); Guy Dewsbury (London Borough of Barnet) and a demonstration of the site by Warren Goodland of the DLF http://www.telecaremadeeasy.com/
Telecareaware web site http://www.telecareaware.com/
Guy Dewsbury and the London Borough of Barnet web site http://www.barnet.gov.uk/index/health-social-care/services-for-older-people/telecare.htm