Adult Social Care sensor report

Steventon, Hannah (2022) Adult Social Care sensor report. Project Report. University of Suffolk, Ipswich, England.

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Abstract

Suffolk has a higher population of people over 65 years old than average, anticipated to rise (currently 23.8%, projected to rise to 30.6% by 2043). In-home monitoring of vulnerable people living independently in their own home has been found to be a useful support for daily monitoring and remote alerts to enable early intervention, with well-being benefits in health and confidence of the vulnerable independent person and their family, and related economic and resource management benefits. Suffolk County Council’s Adult Social Care team offers a range of in-home technological monitoring solutions using a dedicated 4G router to provide WiFi connection and data return. With the deployment of the Suffolk and Norfolk Innovation Network, providing a new long range low power communications network (LoRaWAN) across the county, the Smarter Suffolk project team was asked to assess LoRaWAN connected in-home monitoring devices. This report details the trial of selected devices, and provides recommendations and conclusions for their further development and wider use.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Suffolk, Social Care, Adult Social Care
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Health & Science > Department of Science & Technology
Depositing User: Hannah Steventon
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2022 10:01
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2022 10:01
URI: http://oars.uos.ac.uk/id/eprint/2388

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