Virtual reality (VR) head sets are a great tool that enable the person to immerse themselves in a variety of different environments within the safety of their own home.
Smart lighting enables someone to control the lights in their home using an app on their smart device eg a smart phone, tablet device or smart speaker.
Smart plugs and sockets use Wi-Fi networks in the home to enable someone to control electrical appliances using an app on their smart device eg a smart phone, tablet device or smart speaker.
There is a wide variety of lighting and equipment that can help to support people’s sensory needs and make experiences more enjoyable, for example bathing. Shower-proof music devices, bluetooth speakers, swings and tactile objects can help support people’s sensory needs.
There is a wide variety of equipment that can help to support people’s sensory needs and make experiences more enjoyable, for example swings and tactile objects.
Set yourself a reminder, for example to take your medication or to take your keys when you leave the house.
This is a pager which links to any telecare health or safety sensor (such as a flood sensor or a panic button). It is used to a alert a carer that someone may need support or there is an issue.
There are a wide variety of communication aids available. From single-message buttons, to electronic word boards and more complex solutions that can be controlled by eye movement.
Finding your way around in poor lighting can be tricky and pose a safety risk, particularly for those with mobility issues.