Rutland (Vermont) has a Lifeline system. A general article with some (USA?) stats the source of which we haven’t been able to track down. Here is a general article about the Lifeline system in Rutland (Vermont). It has some (USA?)… Read moreEven Rutland has one!
From Canada, Tactex Controls Inc., the developers of the fibre optic-based pressure sensor, Kinotex, has completed a research pilot project using its “under the mattress” bed occupancy sensor to monitor the quality of sleep of residents with dementia. Says Rob… Read moreFragmented sleep a precursor to falls
The Capitol Hill presentation will include a demonstration of the Delta Diabetes pilot program, which will include a total of three healthcare sites within the next year.
People with chronic illnesses like diabetes and congestive heart failure are getting a better handle on their health, thanks to some new technology.
Nurses have hand-held devices that alert them when it is time for a patient’s medication. “If a nurse delivers medication late, it will ask why, and it gives canned reasons the nurse can choose from…If it is early, then it… Read moreAsk for Rosie…it might be safer!
A HomeCareDirect has announced (31 May) a new service. Amongst its benefits are reassurance to family members who often live some distance away, that carers have arrived to provide care.
In reliability theory, aging is defined through the increased risk of failure.’ So, by definition, we are more likely to fail as we get older?
Pace Micro Technology, the largest maker of digital TV boxes in Europe, is considering a move into healthcare to reduce its exposure to the low-margin set-top box market.
The changing face of mobile phone technology has implications for telecare.
A ‘win the hearts’ argument for using telecare: Virginia Murley, nearly blind, lives in a senior apartment in Mesquite, Texas. When she turned down the temperature control on her thermostat by accident, she couldn’t see well enough to fix it…. Read moreADT Quietcare ‘answered a prayer’