A small device is sent to a service user and, when received, is simply put on a kitchen shelf and it begins to measure atmospheric conditions immediately. The device communicates for 3 years on its pre-installed batteries, transmitting atmospheric conditions to a central data hub. This establishes a pattern of behaviour over the first couple of days. Events such as boiling a kettle, opening a dishwasher or cooking a meal, represent significant changes to conditions, allowing us to identify usual behaviours. If activity diminishes beyond pre-agreed tolerance levels, alerts are raised via SMS or email and also through your customised web-based reporting dashboard. These alerts allow care providers and family members to make a phone call or visit the service user to assess the situation and identify whether or not intervention is required.
Care visits are only as good as their frequency allows and an accident can occur immediately after a carer leaves the house. This approach means that potential incidents can be identified very quickly and appropriate action taken.
This solution transmits via LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Network) meaning that users don't need an active internet connection.
Simple installation requires no technical expertise
Un-obtrusive monitoring maintains user privacy
Alerts raised even when the user is incapactiated
Real-time reporting allows early intervention
Prioritisation of care workers to those most in need
Greater peace of mind for family members and increased independent living