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Ian Sanders

on 12 October 2009

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Transcript of OPEN MINDS 2009

A North Carolina and Wisconsin based company, committed to flexible, accessible and consumer-centered supports that maximize independent living.
Our affiliated companies have been providing long-term care to the elderly and people with disabilities since 1989.

Starting implementing SimplyHome technology in the field in 2003.
First National Accreditation through CARF for utilization of SimplyHome Technology in Long-Term Care in 2007.
New Opportunities: Technology Supports and Service
Assistive Technology
“ Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially or off the shelf, modified or customized, that increases, maintains, or improves functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.”
Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1998
9:00 am

Mary sleeps in past her normal wake-up time. Her SimplyHome system recognizes the inactivity.
9:01 am

Caregiver receives an mobile alert from the SimplyHome system and calls to make sure everything is OK.
10:00 pm

Daughter checks in via personalized website and goes to bed knowing Mary has taken her medicine and is in bed.
Trending of Data

Objectives, Goals, Outcome Measurements

Assessment of new needs

Improvements in care environment
Virtual Care Management™
Assist with Maintaining Independence

Assess long term support needs

Coordinate Benefits & Services

Weekly individual contact

Monthly data reporting
*Based on nationwide averages taken by the 2008 Metlife Market Survey of Nursing Home and Assisted Living Costs.
** Based on nationwide averages taken by 2008 Genworth Financial Group Cost of Care Survey.
***Davidson, Holland, Whitesell & Co. memo to Providers Association
Technology should not replace humanity.
Independent living is empowered by technology.
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