Welcome to the Hft Smarthouse
The Hft Virtual Smarthouse showcases some of the assistive technologies that people may use around their home to improve their independence and quality of life, and increase their safety.
During the Covid-19 crisis and where staffing levels are limited, technology can play a key role in helping to maintain people’s independence and safety, as well as helping people to stay in touch with family and friends.
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There are different types of sensors that pick up different types of seizures. There are wrist worn ones and bed sensors. Both types will alert someone if the person has a seizure. Some are supported by pagers or Lifeline phones and some are supported by mobile apps.
These come in a variety of forms and mean that the person carrying the device can be located via GPS, if they are lost or need help. Some have SOS buttons and two-way speech facilities for people to get help when needed. They can be linked to a call-centre or a person of your choice.