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Expert discusses technology supporting care

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There are different kinds of technologies being used in aged care homes to support different aspects of care. Some technologies aim to ensure residents are safe and to detect any incidents that require a timely response from care providers.

For example, in some aged care facilities smart flooring is used in residents’ rooms with sensors embedded in the floor to detect when someone is getting out of bed. Smart flooring sensors can identify when a person is at risk of falling and provide an alert to care staff, thereby helping to monitor and prevent falls.

To read the full article, please visit the Australian Ageing Agenda website.



Source:
Jenny Waycott, 2020, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au)

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