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Cybermoor offers a rural testbed for innovative assisted living technologies.

Our organisation type is:: Evaluation (trials) specialist organisation

We are active in the following Technologies: Service innovation, User perspective, Field trials / living lab, Communication technologies / Tele-systems, Knowledge transfer

Applications: Health & wellness, Hobbies , Home care, Information and learning, Knowledge Transfer, Mobility, Safety, security, privacy, Skills enhancement, Social interaction, Supply with goods & chores, Work

Cybermoor Services LTD (SME, CYB, Cybermoor a social enterprise located in Alston, in the North Pennines. The remoteness of the community lead to the establishment of Cybermoor in 2002, providing broadband and PCs to improve access to services and overcome isolation. In 2007, Cybermoor established the Alston Healthcare project, which focused on developing telehealth and telemedicine services for the local community. We have delivered the successful implementation of a COPD / heart failure telehealth project for 40 patients and video links between hospitals to provide remote assessment of patients. We work closely with Cumbria NHS Partnership Trust and Cumbria County Council Social Services. We have; a network of 360 people connected to broadband; links with NGOs across Cumbria such as Age UK; links with the local healthcare community (both clinicians and managers). We work with other NGOs to recruit test users for projects and have also carried out usability testing in the past. The team have been involved in 6&7th Framework and E-TEN projects supported by the European Commission and this has provided a good understanding of partnership working. Key personnel: Daniel Heery. Many years working in social enterprises in various roles. Original established the concept of Cybermoor when employed by Voluntary Action Cumbria. Board member of Community Broadband Network (CBN) and Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA). Delivered telehealth projects with Department of Health and NHS Cumbria. Involved in the first 2 rounds of the TSB dallas project.

Contact details


Daniel Heery
Phone: 01434382808


Alston Town Hall, CA9 3RF Alston

United Kingdom