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Equipment advice

Technology Enabled Care and Support

On this page our Occupational Therapists give advice about Technology Enabled Care and Support (TECS) equipment and the gadgets and devices that you can see at our demonstration centre.

Technology Enabled Care and Support equipment advice

Apps for Staying Safe

Apps are being developed all the time, for use on your phone or tablet, to make everyday life easier to manage and promote...

Apps for Medication Management

Apps are being developed all the time, for use on your phone or tablet, to make everyday life easier to manage and promote...

Apps for Memory Support

Apps are being developed all the time, for use on your phone or tablet, to make everyday life easier to manage and promote...

Technology for getting out and about

A Tracker might be the solution when someone you care for likes to go out and about in the local community but may...

Reminders and guidance to do tasks

We all have our own way of doing those essential, everyday tasks. Our occupational therapists want to find out how you like to...

Technology for work and leisure

Computer access can be improved by supportive seating and the right table height, we also have a range of specialist mice and keyboards....

Technology in the bathroom

Bathrooms can be slippery and cramped and there are risks of slipping, or getting stuck in the bath. Before you find out about...

Technology for household tasks

Technology can be used in the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living room to help you to stay safe and independent when carrying out everyday...

Technology for eating and drinking

At the Independent Living Centre we continually research and add to our collection of gadgets to hep with eating and drinking. We know...

Technology for medication management

Technology can be used to support you to take the right medication at the right time. Our Occupational Therapists can help you to...

Technology for dressing

Finding the right clothes or recognising clothes may be a problem if you have reduced vision or recognising colours and garments. Talking labels...

Technology for cleaning yourself after using the toilet

Closomat and Geberittoilet bidets can both be used as ordinary toilets, but when you remain seated after using the toilet you can activate...

Technology for the bedroom

We all function better when we have had a good nights sleep. Our bedrooms are important places where we should feel comfortable and...
Technology Enabled Care and Support news, reviews and innovation
autonome app
We have been trying out the ‘AutonoMe’ app- a new tool in the Devon prescribers toolkit! It has simple to follow videos, providing a consistent ‘step by...
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May 2020 Covid-19 Our  Team Can Help You To find Equipment to Keep Active and Connected. The Independent Living Centre NHS Occupational Therapy...
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We hold lists for specialist mobility shops, adaptation suppliers, care alarm providers and rail and ramp suppliers and installers.

View our supplier lists for: East Devon, Exeter, Mid and North Devon, Plymouth and West Devon, and Teign and Torbay, Care alarm providers in Devon

View our lists rail suppliers and installers in: Exeter and East, Mid and North Devon, South Devon, and Ramps: supply and installation

View our list of adaptation suppliers in Devon:
Stair lift and lift suppliers,
Specialist fitters for kitchen and bathroom adaptations,
Wheelchair accessible vehicles and car adaptations