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Introduction to Telehealth and Telecare

This course provides a general introduction to telehealth, telecare and assistive technology and explains how this can help people with long term health conditions live safely in their own home.

Detailed Description
Areas covered include:

- Background to telehealth and telecare
- Telehealth and telecare in the UK
- Supporting long-term conditions
- The legal and ethical aspects
- Technology meets health and social care.

On completion of this course you will have

A basic knowledge of the way health and social care can work at a distance

Understand the key drivers of the development and implementation of telehealth and telecare

Appreciate how technology can help provide more effective and a high quality of care.

Introduction to Telehealth and Telecare
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