As part of person-centred care, care closer to home, prevention and inclusion, Every-One have been commissioned by the CCG for the ICS to support one of its digital partners, Helicon Health, with some early discovery-phase work. (more detailed information is below)
They are looking towards a possible future that involves patients with a range of specified conditions (does not include Dementia but does include mental health, adult frailty and long-term conditions, multiple conditions, CVD and heart failure, stroke prevention, Multiple Sclerosis, and Parkinsons)
They would like to hear from patients and their family carers about some basic things at this early stage. What they want to begin to understand is:
- How familiar people are with ‘smart’ technology, – mainly here we are talking about diagnostic things similar to ‘fitbit’ watches, phone apps, patches or similar ‘wearable’ devices.
- The diagnostic tools would help people monitor their own conditions and could be linked to their GP or Health Specialist. Might this be useful for people?
- What do people feel are the opportunities and challenges with this, the pro’s and con’s for them?
- To what extent would people be prepared to use such a device -if so, why; if not, why not?
As well as some opportunities to engage in open online conversations, there is a light-touch survey for people that might want to do it that way.
The link to the survey is here: https://bit.ly/3Ke93Yx
You can also take part in online conversations for patients and their families and carers here:
https://bit.ly/3tydnvi Friday 11th March 09:00-10:00
https://bit.ly/3vHjpfL Tuesday 15th March 10:00-11:30
https://bit.ly/3KopuBL Wednesday 16th March 14:00-15:00