Care homes of the future could see technology take a leading role in the delivery of care

The report, ‘Silver Chic: The future of retirement housing and care’ contains two computer generated images that depict how care homes could look in fifty years time. (Now 44 years as the report was published in 2015) The designs are complete with ambient monitoring walls, rotating gardens and virtual pets for residents, and are completeContinue reading “Care homes of the future could see technology take a leading role in the delivery of care”

An exploration of the experiences of informal carers supporting a relative living with dementia during and after the move to technology-enriched supported accommodation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 August 2019 Janeet Rondon-Sulbaran ,Jean Daly-Lynn ,Brendan McCormack ,Assumpta Ryan  and Suzanne Martin Abstract The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of family carers supporting a relative living with dementia during and after the move to technology-enriched supported accommodation (TESA). The paper explores the informalContinue reading “An exploration of the experiences of informal carers supporting a relative living with dementia during and after the move to technology-enriched supported accommodation”

Monthly testing in care homes is not enough – AT Today – Assistive Technology

Last week, the Government announced that it will introduce monthly testing for all care home residents in the UK and weekly tests for staff. Monthly testing in care homes is not enough – AT Today – Assistive Technology

Tec stories for care home providers and commissioners – Resources – Think Local Act Personal Tec stories for care home providers and commissioners Added on 22/11/19 A set of case studies for care home providers and commissioners which shows how technology enabled care is changing the lives of care home residents.