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What is assistive technology

Assistive technology devices can help you live independently at home for longer.

There are lots of great devices available which can make a big difference to your quality of life. They can also help carers feel more relaxed about leaving you on your own for a short time and give you peace of mind to continue with your everyday life, knowing help is available when needed.

Please see some examples below:         

Go to our section on types of devices for more information about some of the different assistive technology devices available. If you would like further advice about how they can help and how much they might cost, please contact Herefordshire Council’s Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS) Team: