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Digital Health and Care Fest – Innovation Site Visits – 19 November 2019

November 19

As part of this year’s Digital Health and Care Fest we are working with CCPS members to organise a number of site visits on Tuesday 19th November for conference attendees and others interested in .  These visits will provide an opportunity to learn more from a range of organisations about how they are developing digitally enabled health and care services.

There are a limited number of places available as we want to ensure they are valuable knowledge exchange opportunities and to match with each organisation’s capacity.

The participating organisations are listed below with a summary of what they are showcasing.  Please follow the Eventbrite links  to register and if you have any questions get in touch with info@ccpscotland.org in the first instance.


Addaction works with people affected by drug and alcohol use. In response to a number of significant challenges facing service users, they have created a webchat service. Webchat allows people from across the UK (and sometimes beyond) to have an anonymous conversation about drugs, alcohol, or mental health, with a trained, experienced practitioner.  Building on the successes of the first year of delivery, and growing in reach and scope, Addaction is committed to maintaining webchat as a sustainable, vital service.

Register here.

Blackwood is a specialist housing care and support provider working across Scotland. Blackwood is at the forefront of digital innovation in housing and care. Our Blackwood House and CleverCogs™ digital care and support system help people to live independently in a neighbourhood setting. Join us to see the house and the technology in action. Hear about how digital care is transforming our services and improving choice, control and outcomes for our customers.

Register here.

Cornerstone/Simon Community

Cornerstone/Simon Community Come see a live demonstration of a number of use cases for Technology Enabled Care, using the Carezapp Platform including: Delivering savings in overnight supports, enabling small teams to monitor vulnerable people at night, providing real-time information and alerts, through smart technologies and mitigating drug related deaths, using non-invasive room sensors to detect and alert staff to the occurrence of a potential overdose.

Register here.

Leonard Cheshire supports people with disabilities to live as independently as possible.  They will be showcasing two areas of work:

  • Predictive Health Analytics:a relatively new area, experimenting with unobtrusive monitoring technologies that offer a 24-7 guardianship – the objective is to provide a technology that resides in the background with no obvious need to interact with it.
  • Mainstreaming Accessibility: the second strand of work focuses on a blend of new mainstream technological opportunities – Google home and other personal assistants, environmental control, control of everyday products like TV and entertainment systems – along with newer developments in communications technologies.

Register here.

Fair Deal/Support for Ordinary Living (SOL) Delegates will learn first-hand, practical knowledge and understanding of how the Connecting Neighbourhoods model works.

Connecting Neighbourhoods is a collaborative, neighbourhood approach that brings 7 Social Care organisations and Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership together to develop creative digital technology solutions to providing overnight support for 51 people across the Castlemilk area.

There will be a short presentation on what Connecting Neighbourhoods is and then an opportunity for delegates to visit the homes of people using the technology to hear first-hand of the benefits and challenges that the model has brought to the lives of the people using it and the staff who are offering support.

Register here.


November 19
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