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In our blog you will find a range of helpful and informative articles around a range of topics related to the vulnerable, the elderly, lone workers and much more. 

Timeline Extended for Digital Switchover

BT Group has announced an extension of the timeline to transform its phone networks from analogue to digital systems. Initially scheduled for completion by 31st December 2025, the revised timetable has been extended to 31st January 2027 due to concerns regarding the...

Triple Award Success for Chiptech

Lancaster-based Chiptech, the UK’s leading provider of digital telecare and personal safety equipment, has been honoured with three prestigious awards, recognising the company's ongoing outstanding achievements. The three awards include the International Technology...

Christmas Video 2023

Introducing the annual TEC Christmas video 🎄 As always, our Christmas video promotes the wonderful working relationships we have across the industry, all working toward the same goal of improving people’s quality of life. Merry Christmas 🎅 Huge thanks to all those who...

Welcome to Chiptech, Aaron Longstaff

We are very proud to introduce our latest addition to our growing dynamic Chiptech Community, a well-known and respected seasoned professional in the Telecare industry, Aaron Longstaff. With an impressive track record spanning over 24 years, Aaron embarked on his...

Welcome to Chiptech, Laura Hughes

As Chiptech continues to grow and shape the industry's exciting future, we look to bring on board dedicated and forward-thinking new members to the team. We are delighted to welcome our new Account Manager, Laura Hughes, into the Chiptech Community. Laura joins the...

Welcome to Chiptech, Kieran McCausland!

We are thrilled to welcome our new Sales Consultant, Kieran McCausland, into the Chiptech Community. Kieran brings a wealth of experience in the Telecare and Technology Enabled Care (TECs) industry, and we couldn't be happier to have him on board as a part of our...

Hospital Discharge – Nottingham On Call Case Study

Supporting people to get out of the hospital and safely back into their own homes is key to their rehabilitation and vital to improving hospital capacity and resources. Technology can play a key role in enabling hospital discharge and giving people the confidence to...

Welcome to Chiptech, Natasha Salway!

Natasha Salway joins the Chiptech Team bringing with her an extensive range of knowledge and experience from within the industry from different perspectives. As part of the continued growth of the Account Management Team at Chiptech, Natasha joins as an Account...

TSA and ADASS Yorkshire Event 2022

 Chiptech attended the TSA’s Technology Enabled Living Event that took place in Leeds on 20th September, 2022 - “Enhancing personalised health and care outcomes across communities. Right Care. Right Place. Right Time.” Pam from Mole Valley’s story set the scene for...

Charity and Events: Team Segway Day!

The celebrate the continued growth of Chiptech and the dedication and commitment of the Chiptech Team, we organised a Segway Day for the whole team. We are very lucky to have our offices based so close to the wonderful Lake District and the Segway Experience seemed a...
Charity and Events: Team Segway Day!

Charity and Events: Team Segway Day!

The celebrate the continued growth of Chiptech and the dedication and commitment of the Chiptech Team, we organised a Segway Day for the whole team. We are very lucky to have our offices based so close to the wonderful Lake District and the Segway Experience seemed a...

Configuration and Setup

Configuration and Setup

Brooke Cogle is our Operations and Support Supervisor at Chiptech. She plays a crucial day-to- day role in supporting customers, scheduling product build and getting orders and deliveries safely in and out the doors. Brooke runs a team of configuration engineers who...

Chiptech Celebrate 2021

Chiptech Celebrate 2021

This is not your standard Christmas video… click play, turn up the volume and come on a journey with us through 2021. Our CEO, David Hammond, wasn’t feeling very festive so we have taken it upon ourselves to reflect on 2021 and some of the wonderful things we must...

6 months in the Telecare Industry

6 months in the Telecare Industry

Our Business Development Rep, Emily White, has been in the Telecare Industry for over 6 months now and we wanted to know her thoughts on what it is all about. For those of us who have been in the industry for years, sometimes looking from the outside can be...

Make May Purple 2020 Campaign

Make May Purple 2020 Campaign

Did you know that a stroke strikes every five minutes in the UK? Strokes can affect anyone and their impacts can be life changing. We took part in the Make May Purple Campaign to raise awareness.   Chiptech decided to Make May Purple for Stroke Awareness! Raising...

Kindness: working as a community to combat loneliness

Kindness: working as a community to combat loneliness

 With National Conversation Week and Mental Health Awareness week around us, we thought it was apt to discuss the topic of community, reaching out and support. The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week this year is ‘kindness’. What an amazingly apt theme considering...

Online Learning Courses for adults and the elderly

Online Learning Courses for adults and the elderly

A study by the UK Government has highlighted both the direct and indirect advantages of adults partaking in learning and continuing to develop their knowledge and skills. For example, the report discusses positives such as improved wellbeing, a greater feeling of...

How to stay in touch with loved ones from afar

How to stay in touch with loved ones from afar

Family is incredibly important and for those of us who are lucky enough to have our relatives close to us, we know the beautiful memories that are made. However, with more and more families living away from other family and with the spread of coronavirus increasing...

Five ways to help your grandparents

Five ways to help your grandparents

1. Help them with technology More than 85% of people over the age of 65 have Wi-Fi in their homes, and usually the technology to go with it. There is nothing more frustrating than not understanding how to work what appears to others as a simple straight forward piece...

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Welcome to Chiptech, Aaron Longstaff

Welcome to Chiptech, Aaron Longstaff

We are very proud to introduce our latest addition to our growing dynamic Chiptech Community, a well-known and respected seasoned professional in the Telecare industry, Aaron Longstaff. With an impressive track record spanning over 24 years, Aaron embarked on his...

Welcome to Chiptech, Laura Hughes

Welcome to Chiptech, Laura Hughes

As Chiptech continues to grow and shape the industry's exciting future, we look to bring on board dedicated and forward-thinking new members to the team. We are delighted to welcome our new Account Manager, Laura Hughes, into the Chiptech Community. Laura joins the...

Welcome to Chiptech, Kieran McCausland!

Welcome to Chiptech, Kieran McCausland!

We are thrilled to welcome our new Sales Consultant, Kieran McCausland, into the Chiptech Community. Kieran brings a wealth of experience in the Telecare and Technology Enabled Care (TECs) industry, and we couldn't be happier to have him on board as a part of our...