Silas Campbell of Sussex-based care provider Blueleaf examines the state of play and the state of the art of technology in care homes.
There is no doubt that great strides have been taken in recent years to get the industry up to speed.
Smart home technology integration, for example, has become more prevalent. With the help of a home hub, care homes are in the position to control smart lighting and thermostats.
Social technology has also been integrated. Smartphones and tablets are a lifeline for residents to keep in touch with loved ones - especially so during the Covid-19 crisis - while also acting as a form of entertainment.
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