Technology & Innovation

Read our latest article and blog from technology providers who are looking to solves some of the big issues in the social care sector.

If you are a provide of innovative technology that can help support those with a social care need, we would love to hear from you.

  • Blue Badge Eligibility

    As of 30th August 2019, the Government has announced that positive changes will be put into action to who is eligible for a Blue Badge in the UK.

  • 'How Do I?' - Make the workplace more accessible?

    'How Do I?' is an innovative digital learning support tool, developed by educational professionals to help people learn skills at work more independently.

  • Age UK's Befriending Services

    Did you know that half a million older people go at least five or six days a week without seeing or speaking to anyone at all?

  • MindforYou Supported Holidays

    MindforYou Supported Holidays make what may seem like the impossible, possible! They offer holidays all year round in a variety of beautiful locations such as the Cotswolds and the Peak District.

  • Japan's Innovative Approach to Supporting People with Dementia

    People living with dementia often become confused and disorientated in their surroundings which can cause them to wander and find themselves lost.

  • Live Better With Dementia Products

    Live Better With Dementia is an online platform designed to make everyday living that little bit easier for the millions of people worldwide who are living with dementia or caring for someone with dementia.

  • Care Home Friends

    Care Home Friends is run by charity Embracing Age directed by Tina English and was set up in 2015 as a local project in the London Borough of Richmond.

  • Alzheimer Scotland's Purple Alert App

    Purple Alert is a free app which is helping to trace those living with dementia who are prone to wandering in Scotland. The main aim of the app is to keep people who have dementia in the community safe.

  • It's Time to 'Re-engage' With 'Contact the Elderly'

    Re-engage (formerly Contact the Elderly) is a charity working incredibly hard to make a difference to elderly peoples' lives.

  • Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Older People

    Wracking your brains for ideas on what to get older relatives for Christmas and running out of time? We've all been there! View our top 5 gift ideas for older people.

  • Top 5 New Years Resolutions for 2020

    It's that time of the year again when many of us are deciding which New Year's resolutions to set ourselves for 2020.

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

    Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression which is experienced during particular seasons or times of the year. It can harm peoples' mood, sleep and appetite.

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