Socialising Technologies

There is a new class of technologies using existing PCs, tablets and apps on mobile phones to enable carers more efficiently to manage care. These offer carers the benefits of:

  • Reduced load on a single carer by enabling shared responsibility
  • Carer scheduling, including calendaring for example for hospital visits
  • Shows contact details of all carers
  • Visibility of all tasks requiring completion to ensure none are missed or duplicated
  • More eyes and ears to spot problems, or deterioration suggesting the need to anticipate impending problems

This video describes the use of one app that delivers all the above benefits.

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