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Personalised Technology

We use technology to change lives

Hft is one of the UK’s leaders in the use of Personalised Technology, sometimes referred to as assistive technology, to support people with learning disabilities to increase their independence, safety, privacy, choice and control.

From specialist telecare systems to safer bath-plugs, assistive technology can enhance the lives of the people we support – but only where it supports an individual’s unique desires and needs. At Hft we conduct detailed personal assessments with the people we support, working with them and their families and support staff to find creative ways for technology to improve their lives, both now and in the future.

Our approach to Personalised Technology – or PT for short – means we look at what people want to achieve first, before then exploring whether assistive technology could help. We call it Personalised Technology because the solution is tailored to the individual and their needs – putting the person at the centre.

In other words, it’s not about the technology itself: it’s the person and how we can help them to live the best life possible that really counts.

Find out more about Personalised Technology, and how it can be used to support people to take control of their lives, and the processes we follow by taking a look at the pages below.

And for the latest news from the PT team, visit www.facebook.com/HftPersonalisedTechnology.

  • Projects

    We're involved in a number of exciting projects focused on exploring how technology can help people live more independent, safe, and healthy lives.
  • Personalised Technology Solutions

    We offer independent, personalised assessment, consultancy and training in assistive technology solutions – helping people live the best lives possible.
  • Types of PT

    Personalised Technology comes in many different forms - the right technology in the right place can make a big difference to someone's independence.
  • Implementing PT

    Our Personalised Technology implementation process means that people are kept at the centre of all planning, meaning the human touch is not lost.
  • Assistive Technology Awareness Training and Devices

    Virtual training on assistive technology and how it can be used to help support people with learning disabilities to achieve better outcomes
  • Virtual Smarthouse

    Hft's Virtual Smarthouse shows how technology can be used around the house to increase independence and safety for people with learning disabilities.