Homecare Technology Solutions
As costs for human based services increase, the natural answer is to develop homecare technology solutions to replace humans similar to what we are starting to see in many fast food restaurants. For many of the services provided by home care agencies, it’s difficult to imagine how humans could be replaced. But rest assured that one Silicon Valley company is working on a robot that can be used for some home care services. Until they perfect the home care robot, there are plenty of homecare technology solutions that enable services that can complement home care services, improve recovery, and help to prevent problems.
Below are some homecare technology solutions based products that CareBuilders at Home provides and can work with you to assist with all your home care needs:
Tabsafe In-Home Medication Dispensing System: an easy to use, effective solution that can accommodate the most complex schedules. This system reminds the user, dispenses medications, alerts caregivers before a dose time is missed, and monitors adherence. Tabsafe improves medication adherence to over 96%, leading to better health outcomes and avoids preventable costly emergency visits and hospitalizations. For more information see the attached articles: Boosting-Medication-Adherence TabSafe
LifeStation Medical Alert Systems: in the event of a fall or other emergency, medical alert systems provide 24/7 assistance at the push of a desktop or pendant button. Accessories include:
- Lock box for use in emergencies when you can’t answer the door.
- Help buttons for bathrooms or hallways to make sure help is always within reach.
- Activity assurance check in service that automatically checks with your loved one every day.
TouchStream Solutions: a tablet based monitoring system that provides assistance managing medications, health conditions, appointments and activities of daily living. Optional wireless devises help to track blood sugar, weight or blood pressure. Status can be checked remotely through a web portal or by mobile alerts.
Smart Sole: GPS or Bluetooth enabled insoles with satellite monitoring and real time tracking help you keep informed on the whereabouts of loved ones.
Liftware: technology enhanced silverware that cancels hand tremor and steadies what you hold.
As you can see, technology can complement the effectiveness of home care today. So while you wait for engineering to perfect your home care robot, many solutions exist to make caring for your loved one better and easier. Contact your CareBuilders at Home professional for more information on any of these or other products available to help with your home care needs.