The New-age Future of In-home Care

The New-age Future of In-home Care
15/05/2019 APERS
The New-age Future of In-home Care

A rising number of seniors are starting to seek in-home care solutions. Now, more than ever, it’s becoming vitally important to address the future of this industry.

This particular industry is an all-encompassing niche with various subsets based on specific conditions, requirements, and expectations.

Following is a detailed analysis of what the future holds for preventative in-home care solutions.

RFID Technology

With all in-home care solutions, it’s essential to understand human movement patterns in and around their house, and also what movements are required to maintain good health.

For example, people should leave their bedroom sometime in the morning and visit their kitchen at least three times a day.

This type of movement indicates that the individual did not have an incident throughout the day, as they are going about normal, healthy activities.

With seniors, it’s also important to keep track of what’s going on at all times, especially when human presence is limited.

To make this situation easier to manage, researchers have come up with innovative RFID technology.

RFID stands for radio-frequency identification and is an exceptional solution for tracking movement via electromagnetic fields.

Its utilisation in a medical context can have an overwhelming impact on how well seniors are taken care of themselves on a daily basis by detecting if they are going about their normal activities in their home.

For example, if the user did not leave their bedroom for the entire day, the monitoring Care Team will be notified of this, and take action to assist the user and make sure they are okay.

Immersive Solutions

Imagine being able to track your thirst level throughout the day. Normally, you would rely on your own intuition to determine this.

However, modern technology aims to assist people in monitoring these levels by using simple devices.

For example, these devices would be easily able to relay whether or not your hydration levels are too low.

As you can imagine, this is a great way to prevent injury and/or illnesses well in advance.

For most people, the inability to track these type of things is what leads to injury and illness, which in some cases, can be life-threatening.

With a considerable amount of time being spent on developing this type of innovation, it’s become apparent that in-home care is now heading in a unique direction.

This will offer the kind of value many have never seen before and it bodes well for seniors looking to stay independent for as long as possible.

Final Thoughts

With more and more data being released on a regular basis, the emphasis on high-grade in-home care has soared.

The average person is seeking these solutions and wants to incorporate these advanced technologies into their lives to meet their specific needs.

The ability to use these new-age solutions mean that seniors will have more control over their lives, giving them more freedom and peace of mind.  

At APERS, we understand that keeping your loved ones safe is the most important thing in the world.

For more information about our services, please call 1300 852 148 or send us a message on our website.


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