Home automation is not only used to create a smart home and make life easier it is also used to improve the quality of our lives and assist in helping elderly and disabled people, making their home safer, allowing them to stay in their home longer.
As family members grow older, they often become more dependent on their children and other relatives. With the use of smart home technology that can all change. Installing a home automation system that is not only easy to use but also works well is extremely important for elderly people who live alone, and who may want to automate their home to help with tasks they can no longer do themselves – or things them forget to do.
What situations can home automation help?
There are many different applications where home automation can help elderly people. Unfortunately, as our parents get older their mind and body start to change and it becomes harder for them to live independently. Our goal with automation is to assist, monitor and help prevent danger from happening.
MONOTORING ELDERLY WITH DEMENTIA
Dementia is a chronic disease that usually starts slowly and gradually worsens over time. The most common symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events. Home automation is a solution that can assist in helping people with dementia and giving their children or helpers a piece of mind.
- Receive notifications if they have wondered outside at a specific time of the day
- Receive notifications if they have fallen.
- Receive notifications if they have not moved from a particular area for a specific time
- Check on them from your phone through indoor cameras
- Medical reminders through smart speakers
- Calendar reminders through smart speakers
- Communicate through in real time through camera microphones
- Wearable devices
There are many disabilities that can affect the elderly and can have a profound impact on their health and quality of their life. Most common affects include their mobility, physical capacity and stamina making it difficult to perform everyday tasks due to pain from physical movement. Using smart home technology, we can make these simple everyday tasks easy.
- Turn on water taps through touch
- Lighting turn on automatically through sensors
- Control air conditioning through voice control
- Set morning and night time routines through voice control
- Monitor through motion sensors
- Home security through cameras
- Wearable devices
Home automation has the smarts to be programmed to suit anyone’s needs or wants. One of the main features of automation is to create a visual world assisting people who are hearing impaired.
- When the doorbell rings, flash the inside lights to notify you that someone is at the front door
- When the alarm goes off flash the bedroom lights to notify that it’s time to wake
- Have lights change colour for a specific scene.
Being visually impaired is not only an affliction on the elderly but also can affect anybody in their lifetime, young or old. Home automation systems can also be used to assist them to have a safe and independent lifestyle.
- Notify through noise if someone is trying to enter the premises
- Voice control assistance
- Water flood detection through noise
- Monitoring through sensors
- Alerts and notification to career
This is just a small insight to what home automation can do and how it can be applied. Our product and services will create and independent for the user and a piece of mind for the loved ones.
For more information please feel free to get in contact to find the best solution to suit your needs.