A long-term care (LTC) community plays host to residents, clinicians and, at times, family members, and with that variety comes a potentially dizzying array of technological considerations ranging from nurse call systems to video surveillance, according to Skilled Nursing News.
But there are some distinctive trends in the LTC space for tech and devices, according to a Tuesday webinar from Direct Supply that covered the changing dynamics of technology in the LTC space.
The webinar identified four major trends in senior living technology:
- Enhanced security through such mechanisms as electronic access control, video surveillance and wireless locks
- Wireless connectivity
- Conducting community and resident engagement, among other processes, digitally
- The presence of emerging technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and “smart building” solutions.
Read more about technology trends in long-term care at Skilled Nursing News.