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Evidence

There is now significant evidence of the benefits of telecare in general, and the use of Just Checking as an assessment tool. Just Checking is cited in several good practice guides and Department of Health publications.

Dementia care:

AKTIVE Consortium- The role of telecare in meeting the needs of older people: Themes, debates and perspectives in the literature on ageing and technology, May 2013

York Health Economics Consortium/Scottish Centre of Telehealth and Telecare/joint improvement teamTelecare for People with Dementia: Evaluation of Renfrewshire Project Final Evaluation Report, April 2013

Lancashire County Council- Evaluation of Just Checking in North Lancashire, August 2012

Newhaven Research- The Telecare Development Programme in Scotland 2006-11, July 2011

Dept of Health – Living well with dementia: A National Dementia Strategy- Good Practice Compendium- an assets approach, January 2011

University of Nottingham/Nottinghamshire County Council – Nottinghamshire evaluation of Just Checking Telecare System, March 2010

The Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling- Telecare and Dementia, 2010

(excerpt only, full text available at http://www.jitscotland.org.uk/publications-1/telecare/)

Dept of Health – Use of Resources in Adult Social Care- A guide for local authorities, October 2009

Leeds Partnerships NHS Trust (mental health trust)Just Checking 1 Year Pilot Report – Giving People with Dementia a Voice, June 2009

Herefordshire County Council and PCT - Evaluation of mental health intermediate care service, March 2009

Dept of Health – Staffordshire County CouncilEvaluation of Just Checking as an assessment tool in Staffordshire, December 2008

You can read about further case studies here.

Australian evidence:

We now have evidence about the use of Just Checking all the way from the Southern Hemisphere!

Just Checking Western Australia Pilot ReportA User Evaluation of the Just Checking Activity Monitoring System for People with Dementia, their Carers and Service Providers, April 2013

 

Contact details:

Just Checking Ltd
The Mill
Brome Hall Lane
Lapworth
Warwickshire
B94 5RB

Telephone: 01564 785100