Healthcare from your living room

Date: 07/02/2017 | Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Location: The Bristol Pavilion, Bristol, BS7 9EJ
Organised by: West of England AHSN
Tel: 0117 900 2543
Email: events@weahsn.net

Event summary

 

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Finding ways of helping people to live longer in their own homes is increasingly seen as an urgent priority.

In this event we will explore the role that technology can play in assisting health and social care professionals to interact with individuals and to help them care for themselves in their homes. In previous events we have looked at the role citizens can play in developing solutions, however, in this event we will be specifically focusing on deploying technology solutions at scale.

Denmark is often cited as a model in the development of home- and community-based systems for the frail elderly population and thought leaders in developing the ‘commune’ approach to integrated care and community resilience. We have invited speakers from the world leading care technology cluster in Odense in Southern Denmark to share their methods and experiences with us.

The event is run in partnership with Enterprise Europe Network, who will run a business-business matchmaking session, there will also be a company showcase session which will enable Danish and UK companies the opportunity to demonstrate innovative solutions.

The programme

The programme‘ includes 2 keynote speakers from Odensee Denmark, Peter Julius from Public Intelligence will share his experience gained over several decades from prototyping in living labs to successful large scale deployment in the community. Christian Graversen from WelfareTech  will share his experiences of Public-Private Collaboration on Technology for Care.

Guy Boersma MD Kent Surrey and Sussex AHSN and his colleagues, will speak about the latest developments of the new NHS National Internet of Things Test Bed developing solutions for Technology Integrated Health Management of Dementia at scale.

Julia Clarke Chief Executive of Bristol Community Health will speak about their experiences in the practice of deploying technological solutions for care in the community in the West of England.

Prof Praminda Caleb-Solly Associate Professor in Independent Living Systems at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory and Head of Electronics and Computer Systems at Designability (The UKs leading design charity) will give us a vision of what the future holds for assistive technology.

Benefits of attending

Learn from the leaders in deploying assistive technology from some of the leading examples from Denmark and the UK.

Meet companies and network, find partners to work with in assistive technology.

Take advantage of matchmaking and networking.

Who should attend

Health or social care professional interested in developing community care.

Companies looking to develop solutions for care in the community.

Patients/Citizens interested in hearing about the latest trends or you would like to share their own experiences.

Academics  interested in developing new directions in long-term monitoring or community based research programmes.

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