Published: 29th Mar 2021

A new online hub has been launched to make it easier for health, care and housing professionals to prescribe equipment that enables vulnerable people to live independently. ProAssist has been created by leading charity the DLF in partnership with TSA, the national body for technology enabled care (TEC) services. For the first time, professionals will be able to access a secure, reliable, independent and comprehensive resource where products are accompanied by clinical observations, case studies, user guides, videos and information on local suppliers. With a searchable database of over 10,000 products from more than 900 retailers, this UK-wide resource helps identify the options across a wide range of technologies, from the latest digital devices to simple aids. It is free to use for a promotional period to allow prescribers to see the benefits of the hub to their practice. After this period, members of a range of professional bodies and national … (To read the full article, subscribe below)