Local Authority- Assistive Technology Service, GPS / SMART Technology
Providing GPS and SMART technology such as Alexa etc. to vulnerable people in Torfaen. The aim is to enable people to remain at home for longer and be as independent as possible.
Technologies used include: different types of Amazon products such as Echo Dot/show along with SMART: lights, motion sensors, TV controls, plugs, buttons etc. Prompting Cups, reminder clocks GPS- TRAX, Watchu Guardian
- Lessons learnt
One year pilot
Ensuring correct paperwork such as MCA/DoL/BIA assessments are completed.
Qualitative case studies