Progress Lifeline Announced as Finalist for ITEC Awards 2019

Posted on: 10/10/2019

Progress Lifeline can now announce that we have been selected as finalists in the ITEC Awards 2019 for two categories,

  • Integrated TEC Services Award
  • Individual TEC Leadership Award – Operational Leader.

Run by the TEC Services Association (TSA), the ITEC Awards are to be held at the prestigious Gala Dinner at this year’s International Technology Enabled Care conference on the evening of the 15 October 2019 at the ICC Birmingham. 

TSA Chief Executive, Alyson Scurfield comments: “Organisation like Progress Lifeline make a huge difference to the lives of people here in the UK and worldwide. It’s a great achievement to be shortlisted from the large number of submissions we received for these significant and exciting awards.

“The ITEC Awards are designed to celebrate the very best the TEC industry has to offer. It will act as a hallmark of quality for both those shortlisted and the winners and I’d like to wish Progress Lifeline the best of luck when the winners are announced in October.”

Service Director for Progress Lifeline, Loraine Simpson who has been nominated for Individual TEC Leadership Award says, “I am delighted to have been shortlisted for our integrated services and personally for the leadership award. We’ve had another great year at Progress Lifeline. We have achieved some big milestones this year. Our lifting service has assisted 10,000 people avoiding the need for an ambulance. From the 1st of October we will be working with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) as their dedicated resource for non-emergency fall assistance.

She continues, “Our aim is to enable people to stay in their own homes and live independently. We are already implementing our new future focused strategy including; more investment in our teams, products, technology, customer care and business development. We will continue to grow and continue to provide the highest quality service to our existing and new customers.”

The ITEC (International Technology Enabled Care) Awards showcase exceptional work in Technology Enabled Care and are designed to recognise excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement within the sector.

The Awards have been judged by a panel of industry experts consisting of:

  • Professor George Crooks OBE, CEO, Digital Health & Care Institute
  • Alan Davies, Director of Digital Health / Chair of the Digital Expert Group, Innovation Agency
  • Alyson Scurfield, Chief Executive, TSA
  • Madeleiane Starr MBE, Director of Business Development & Innovation, Carers UK
  • Professor Jonathan Wallace, Professor of Innovation, University of Ulster

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