What are the benefits for carers of using technology?
Health and care technology can help improve the safety of your home, reducing the stress associated with leaving the person you care for at home alone for any length of time, whilst providing independence for you and the person you are looking after. There are many practical and digital technologies that can help to improve the general quality of life for both you and the person you care for by addressing issues that have a negative impact. Technology that ensure a person’s safety can help them to gain some independence and allow you more freedom to do things away from them without worrying or rushing back. Communications technology can help you to keep appointments with health professionals and maintain relationships with friends and family. Click on the pictures below to see some examples.