Our FallsFree4Life team have been successful yet again!
‘Solutions 4 Health and Bracknell Forest Council were shortlisted for the
RSPH’s Technology & Health Innovation Award 2016. This was for the new
innovative FallsFree4Life service that incorporates breakthrough
Quantitative Timed Up and Go (QTUG – developed by Kenesis) test technology
in falls risk detection to prevent falls in older people (aged 60+).
The Technology & Health Innovation Award is one of the Health & Wellbeing
Awards. It is intended to showcase service improvements in NHS Trusts (in
hospital) including (but not limited to) pathway redesign, a training
course, redesign of a service, a public health campaign, a new device or
incorporation of a new technology into a service, and cost-saving
programmes associated with adoption of innovation.
To enter for this award projects and programmes included:
Innovations which relate to improvements in primary and community care
Digital health technology – apps and interactive websites
Innovations that are changing health care
Innovative healthcare technologies that are being used to improve the
delivery of healthcare
“We are delighted to have been shortlisted for such a prestigious award.
This achievement was made possible through the collective efforts of
Bracknell Forest Council, Kinesis and Solutions 4 Health. Through
collaborative working we will continue to incorporate the latest advances
in technology to promote the health and wellbeing of the communities we
serve.’ Philip Hoy – Falls Prevention Project Manager.