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Assisted Living Action Network (ALAN)

A group of organisations uniting to develop innovative technologies in the South West.

The Assisted Living Action Network (ALAN) is a platform for businesses, healthcare professionals, service user groups and academic researchers to stimulate the development of innovative assisted living products and services in the South West.

Membership is free!

Through hosting quarterly networking seminars we aim to:

  • Facilitate discussions on areas of unmet need
  • Promote knowledge transfer collaborations between research institutions and industry
  • Create commercial opportunities for new assistive technology products and services

Sign-up to join the network to receive regular newsletters and updates. Members also benefit from invites to ALAN networking seminars.

Next event:

Beyond ‘Talking the Talk’ and ‘Walking the Walk’

Thursday 20 July 2017

You are invited to join us at this FREE event to discover how advances in medicine, medical technology and major trauma management mean that people are able to survive serious illness and injuries. They can expect to recover and return to communities to fulfil their role in society and live longer, fuller lives.

The Bristol Centre for Enablement provides a comprehensive service for rehabilitation and specialist equipment needs of a wide section of population from young children to centenarians.

You will have the opportunity to see what the centre has to offer to the local population in terms of specialist assessment and equipment. Their lead clinicians will speak on their experience and overview of the services.

Eventbrite - Beyond 'Talking the Talk' and 'Walking the Walk'

Previous event presentations:

“Sweetening the pill” – How can we improve management of medicines?

Tuesday 25 April 2017

The SIPA Study: Identifying the pharmaceutical care needs of older people with sensory impairment
Professor Mags Watson, Professor of Health Services Research / Health Foundation Improvement Science Fellow, School of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, University of Bath

My Health Tags: Improving medicine adherence with an IoT solution
Dr Stephen Kitson, CEO, Folium Optics

Digital Health – The Diabetes Test Bed

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Diabetes Digital Coach – an Internet of Things Test Bed
Dr Elizabeth Dymond, Deputy Director of Enterprise, West of England Academic Health Science Network

Using Mi-PACT within the Diabetes Digital Test Bed to support patients living with diabetes
Tommy Parker, Digital Innovation Lead, Ki Performance Lifestyle Limited

For information on sponsoring the Assisted Living Action Network, its website and regular networking events please contact us.

ALAN sponsors:

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