Definitions

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  • n. Healthcare facilitated by telecommunication technology.

Etymologies

tele- +‎ care (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Lansley confirmed that a total £3.8bn of NHS funds would be passed across to support social care over the coming four years, starting with £800m in 2011-12, of which £150m would be for re-ablement of patients leaving hospital and £650m for preventive measures such as telecare and home adaptations.

    Councils are being given real NHS powers

  • It highlighted a number of examples of how "telecare" was being used to provide electronic links between services and people living in their own homes.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • "The new generation of telecare that's coming into the marketplace now aims to do a lot of things a good neighbour would do," says Andrew Sixsmith, director of Simon Fraser University's Gerontology Research Centre, adding that "telecare" refers to any communications technology that helps people live independently.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • The government has pledged to invest £130m in initiatives such as telecare and home adaptations as part of its free personal care measures outlined in the Queen's Speech.

    E-Health Insider Primary Care News

  • It highlighted a number of examples of how "telecare" was being used to provide such things as electronic links between services and people living in their own homes (

    Toronto Estate Law Blog

  • Sue could become a telecare officer responding to calls from a client group that includes older people, people with disabilities and other vulnerable individuals living in the community.

    What else can a warden in a sheltered housing scheme do?

  • Delegates are expected to focus on the applicability of telecare and telemedicine in their countries and how best this technology can be utilised to advance health and education.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The objective of this system would be to deliver health care, tele-education and telecare services at a distance to South Africans in areas where the need is greatest.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Lesley Griffiths explains why centres of excellence and community services are the way forward A revolutionary telecare system to help stroke victims in rural Wales Welsh Government announces new raft of regulations to control sunbed salons AMs fear promised hospital building projects will be shelved in cutbacks Lesley Griffiths explains why centres of excellence and community services are the way forward A revolutionary telecare system to help stroke victims in rural Wales

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The website features a telecare center where patients can speak directly with highly experienced clinical specialists about the XTRAC laser therapy.

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