Assessing for Telecare Solutions


Trusted Assessor: Assessing for Telecare Solutions

Purpose of the Course
The Trusted Assessor: Assessing for Telecare solutions is currently offered as an exclusively e-learning course. This course is for those who wish to expand their knowledge into Telecare or those who are currently assessing people for Telecare equipment and want a relevant qualification.

For more details on what is included in the course, please contact or call 0300 123 3084.

Course Length
This course is available exclusively as an online e-learning course. The course itself includes 15 hours of online learning and a further 15 hours of self-directed learning and tests. Learners can work at their own pace with access to the modules lasting up to six months.

There are no pre-requisites, but learners for all DLF courses should have a good standard of written and spoken English.

Every learner will be tested against the learning outcomes. This is completed through a variety of e-learning and home assessments. Once passed, all learners will receive a certificate accredited by the OCN London at Level Three. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how to mitigate risk through assessment
  • Understand ethical implications of telecare and the policy and legislation surrounding it
  • Understand how standard telecare solutions may limit risk
  • Understand how to monitor and manage telecare equipment
  • Understand the implications of the shift from analogue to digital telecare systems
  • Understand telehealth and its benefits to the customer
  • Understand the range of telecare technologies and their strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand when to refer an assessment to an Occupational Therapist


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