Helping you to live Independently and Safely
Assistive Technology Explained
assistive technology and who is it for?
Assistive technology is equipment that can help you remain safe and
build your confidence in living at home safely.
Will I qualify for assistive technology from
the County Council?
Our Assistive Technology Team provide an assessment and can access
a wide range of equipment. This section will tell you more about
qualifying for assistive technology from the County Council.
Assistive Technology and Dementia
There is growing awareness and evidence of how technology can
support people with Dementia, and other conditions causing memory
loss, maintain their independence. Learn more about how the
Assistive Technology Team can support dementia.
Assistive Technology Medication
Assistive technology can help individuals gain/keep their
independence and enables choice and control. It can be used as a
single stand alone piece of equipment or a combination of several
and can be used with family, carer or Pharmacy support until help
Search for Assistive Technology products and services to help you
maintain independence for longer.
Who do I contact?
Council’s Access Centre on 0845 607 2000.
The team there will be able to advise you on whether you are
eligible for an assessment or alternatively ask a member of the
Assistive technology Team to contact you.
Assistive Technology is changing...
A joint Assistive Technology programme between Worcestershire
County Council and NHS Worcestershire has been launched to change
the way people can live at home more independently and safely.
Currently, the Worcestershire Telecare service provided by Adult
Social Care helps to promote independent living for older people
with long term health conditions. The new joint programme builds on
this strong foundation to not only offer Telecare services, but
also Telehealth and Telecoaching services to help
people monitor and manage their long term health conditions at
Find out more about the future of Telecare,
Telehealth and Telecoaching services.
Helping people to help themselves. Assistive Technology products
and services to help you maintain independence for longer.
This page was last reviewed 15 May 2013 at 19:49.
The page is next due for review 11 November 2014.