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At Home Not Alone

Joined up services assisting older people in their homes.

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Executive Summary

The project provides people who do not qualify for social services assistance but who are in danger of deteriorating to that point with items of equipment to assist them to live normal lives in their homes and prevent them from requiring residential care.

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Innovation Owner:
Jonathan Langman
Organisation:
Norfolk County Council
Domain:
Health & Social care

Project Detail

The project targets people who do not qualify for social services assistance but who are identified as in danger of deteriorating to that point. It provides them with items of equipment to assist them to live normal lives in their homes and prevent them from reaching a situation where they require residential care.

Project Objectives

  • To assist people with alzheimer's and other health conditions to stay in their own homes
  • To support carers

 

Lessons Learned

  • Costs savings can be proven from the deployment of preventative technologies
  • Older people can embrace technology if it is proven to improve their quality of life

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Organisation

Local Government:
Norfolk County Council

Project Partners:

  • Alzheimers Society
  • Skills for Care
  • Age Concern Norfolk
  • Emergency Services

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31 August 2010

Mark Russell -

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