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HomeTouch now offering new monitoring service for elderly

Canary Care and HomeTouch Today, we are thrilled to announce that we are offering Canary Care’s home monitoring service for all HomeTouch customers. The sensor technology monitors movement, door activity, and temperature levels to identify potential health risks or hazards, providing carers and families with the peace of mind...

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HomeTouch Carer income

  HomeTouch, the UK’s largest online home care service, has released data from over 100,000 hours delivered through it’s platform, showing carer income by London borough. Average hourly earnings across London are at £12.04/hour, over 28% higher than the London Living Wage of £9.40. Carers working through the HomeTouch model,...

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HomeTouch Winter Care Survey

This winter, we surveyed members of the public, customers of HomeTouch and followers of our social media accounts on their experiences of finding home care for their families. It is well known that both quality and cost are top of the concerns, but our survey found a wish for...

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HomeTouch on London Live Morning News

Dr. Jamie Wilson, founder of HomeTouch on London Live Morning News, talking about the issues facing those in need of care, what makes HomeTouch work for you and for our carers, why it’s a better alternative to traditional agencies, and how we go above and beyond to ensure safety....

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Listen to HomeTouch on BBC London Radio

The strain on unpaid carers, the broken care service system, the guidelines that are supposed to provide guarantees and the cuts to funding that make fulfilling those guarantees impossible. BBC Radio London investigates home care Guidelines published by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) have suggested that care...

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How To Fix The Transparency Problem In Care

Dr. Jamie Wilson talks about his early experiences in elderly care, his views on the current situation, and his vision of the future. Before I went to medical school way back in 1996, I worked at my local hospital as a care assistant. It was a bracing experience for...

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What I took home from the AgeUK hackathon #HackforLiving

What a fantastic weekend at the AgeUK #hackforliving event. Thanks to Facebook for hosting and Ian Rutter and his team from AgeUK for organising. Ian Rutter kicking off the presentations at @age_uk #HackforLiving .. tick tock tick.. pic.twitter.com/XGQUVfcHSn — getBreezie (@getBreezie) March 23, 2014 HomeTouch was proud to be...