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Only three in ten are embracing telecare, poll shows

Consumers young and old are missing out on the help telecare can give when caring for older, ill or disabled loved ones, a new poll highlights.

While over seven in 10 UK adults routinely turn to technology for banking, shopping and communications, the study shows only three in 10 are embracing health and care technology.

The national poll, commissioned by charity Carers UK and supported by Tunstall Healthcare (UK), highlights that all generations are failing to switch-on to care technologies – with young and old, middle class and wealthier respondents and social media users all reporting low use of gadgets and online health and caring support.

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