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Horsham District Council announced as finalist for international technology awards

Horsham District Council’s Community Link service has been announced as a finalist in the 2019 International Technology Enabled Care (ITEC) Awards – celebrating the very best in health and social care innovation.

The Community Link team use a broad range of technology enabled care products with their clients, such as Lifeline units, including fall detectors, bed occupancy sensors and linked smoke detectors, GPS trackers which particularly benefit those living with dementia, and immersive virtual reality experiences, benefitting those with long term conditions.

Horsham District Council Cabinet Member for Community Matters and Wellbeing, Cllr Tricia Youtan, said: “I am very proud that our technology based care services, which make such a huge difference to many residents’ lives across the Horsham District, are being recognised by such an acclaimed awards scheme – it is very much deserved.

“I wish the team the very best of luck in the finals for the ITEC Awards.”

TSA Chief Executive, Alyson Scurfield, added: “It’s a great achievement to be shortlisted from the large number of submissions we received for these significant and exciting awards.

“The ITEC Awards are designed to celebrate the very best the TEC industry has to offer. It will act as a hallmark of quality, for both those shortlisted and the winners, and I’d like to wish Horsham District Council the best of luck when the winners are announced in October.”

The ITEC (International Technology Enabled Care) Awards showcase exceptional work in Technology Enabled Care and are designed to recognise excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement within the sector.

For more information relating to the ITEC Awards or the ITEC Conference 2019, please visit http://itecconf.org.uk/

Picture: A Horsham District Council Community LInk adviser with virtual reality patient.

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