NHS using smart meters to monitor people with dementia

Publication date: 21 February 2019

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and Liverpool John Moores University are using smart meter technology to monitor people with dementia, in a bid to reduce hospital admissions by eradicating falls and accidents.

It is also hoped that the technology could reduce excessive deterioration in some people; lessening their need to go into care homes.

The meters, with the consent of individuals, will monitor daily routines such as cooking dinner or boiling the kettle.

Read more on the Homecare.co.uk website.

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