Technology Enabled Care Services: A way forward for Providers

Posted on: 23/10/2017 | Categories: CECOPS General, Digital health, General News, TECS

CECOPS is now supporting providers in the technology enabled care services (TECS) space, and is helping to shape the marketplace and drive the digital transformation with our new international framework and support tools.   The technology enabled care marketplace needs to change in order to meet both current and future health and care demands. Working…

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A tribute to Sir Bert Massie CBE, DL: Goodbye friend, mentor, chair and inspiration

Posted on: 17/10/2017 | Categories: CECOPS General, General News, Uncategorized

It is with sadness that I write this tribute to Sir Bert Massie CBE, Chairman of CECOPS, who sadly passed away on 15/10/2017. I first approached Sir Bert in 2009 to write a Foreword for a paper I was writing on national minimum standards for disability equipment services; he was very obliging and interested in…

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One of the largest UK wheelchair services contracts gains prestigious CECOPS accreditation status

Posted on: 05/07/2017 | Categories: Accredited Users, CECOPS General, Wheelchairs

One of the largest UK wheelchair services contracts gains prestigious CECOPS accreditation status. CECOPS’ Code of Practice for Disability Equipment, Wheelchair and Seating Services is a quality framework for procurement and provision of services. It supports the commissioning of wheelchair services across the UK. The Code is outcomes-focussed, opening up the veins to innovation and improvements….

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Appello, the largest telecare monitoring service in the UK, registers with CECOPS!

Posted on: 27/06/2017 | Categories: Digital health, Registered Users, TECS

We are delighted to welcome Appello, our newest registrant, the largest telecare monitoring service provider in the UK. Appello has registered its monitoring service with us, showing its commitment to work to CECOPS’ International Code of Practice for Planning, Commissioning and Providing Technology Enabled Care Services. Appello is also working towards accreditation, where their service…

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Local Government Association (LGA) and NHS England Vanguards signpost CECOPS as a resource to support Technology Enabled Care Services

Posted on: 27/06/2017 | Categories: CECOPS General, Digital health, General News, TECS

CECOPS offers standards, software tools, expert personnel and training to help local authorities and health organisations with planning, commissioning and providing technology enabled care services (TECS) e.g. telecare, digital health. CECOPS is an independent, not-for-profit standards and certification body for assistive technology services. CECOPS is, where appropriate, one of the resources Local Authorities are signposted…

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