This guide for housing providers explores the role of technology in combating loneliness and social isolation in a supported housing environment.

The Role of Technology in Combating Loneliness and Social Isolation

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Why read the guide

For older people in particular, loneliness can define their lives and have a significant impact on their wellbeing - there is growing concern that loneliness could be the next biggest public health crisis. Loneliness and Social Isolation has been found to be just as prevalent amongst those living in supported housing and therefore housing providers are well placed to offer communication technologies that can help connect older people, particularly those at risk of becoming detached from family and friends when they move into supported housing. This guide will introduce you to the possibilities of technology, highlighting that it may not involve a complete rethink of solutions already in place but rather, a case of improving upon the equipment already in use.

Fast forward to digital care- why digital tops housing providers’ agenda, is the first in a series of reports exploring digital telecare transformation in the retirement housing sector.

Fast Forward to Digital Care Whitepaper


Why read the Whitepaper

If you are embarking on a digital telecare journey or not sure what to consider, then this paper contains unique insight form other providers on the key priorities, opportunities and challenges facing housing providers. Digital change is coming. Whether you choose to be at the forefront of the digital housing revolution, or you take a more cautious stance, you still need to plan for change today. Our research shows that the top priorities for today’s housing providers are: improving the customer experience, reducing costs and improving understanding of customers. Digital solutions will be critical in delivering this. To find out more download the paper.

Technology will bring great change to health and care provision, but how do you harness it? Appello, are fast turning digital agendas into digital reality.

digital brochure- making the transition from analogue to digital

The primary issue facing older people leaving hospital is often the lack of integrated community support.

The hospital discharge challenge

Following the recent recommendations of the Housing and Care for Older People All Party Parliamentary Group's HAPPI3 report, 'Housing our Ageing Population: Positive Ideas', there's a lot of excitement around its findings and what they might mean for our older citizens.

Housing Our Ageing Population: Positive Ideas

As Appello lead the way with digital TECs solutions in the UK, national media coverage has been a plenty. This document covers a snapshot of the coverage.

Media Coverage: Digital Care Solutions

Overview of our flexible solution, SmartAccess, which enables safe, efficient and secure access to managed properties. The primary focus of SafeLink is to provide additional protection of both people and property by monitoring telephone lines and systems, plus providing a secondary secure communication path out from a development using a mobile network.

SafeLink and SmartAccess

Annual Report for the Appello Monitoring Service for the year 2016/17

Appello Annual Report 16/17

East Northamptonshire Council Case Study

Out of Hours Monitoring Case Study

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Gill Atkey, Head of Monitoring talks to Housing Technology Magazine about the reality of a monitoring centre and the potential it has on the delivery of care in the future.

Monitoring the potential of assisted living

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