Smart homes: Exploring existing technologies and the opportunities for adult social care

Jane Austen once wrote: “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort”. Yet, ensuring this remains true for an ageing
population or those living with disabilities and mental health needs, can feel an impossible task for many Directors of Adults Social Services.

The increasing sophistication of assistive technology may offer some solutions. To explore the opportunities, Tunstall and ADASS set up a round table discussion of Directors of Adult Social Care and stakeholders in November 2019.