Enhancing Quality of Life Through In-Home Technology
Last updated: July 10, 2023
By Kaylee Yamry
Home Health Care Technology
A common goal for older adults is to be able to live the life they desire and age in the place most comfortable to them, and for most that is home. Though, as you age, obstacles may appear that make home independence and safety more difficult. Luckily, in today’s society, there are several home health care technologies available to make aging at home a reality for many older adults.
What is home health care?
Before we dive into home health care technology, let’s first address the basics. So, what exactly is home health care?
Home health care provides a variety of in-home care services that allows an individual to live and age well while remaining safe in their home. Home health care services might include chronic illness management, personal care and companionship, physical, occupational, or speech therapy, home health care technology, skilled nursing and more.
Home Health Care Technology
Now that we have a basic understanding of what home health care is, let’s talk about home health care technology.
Home health care technology allows individuals access to advanced tools that enable them to receive better, more immediate healthcare from the comfort of home. In-home technology offerings from Knute Nelson Home Health Care include:
Personal Emergency Response Systems
Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) are ideal for individuals who are experiencing frequent falls or accidents, make frequent visits to the emergency room, or are simply searching for peace of mind. This type of technology allows individuals to make an emergency call in case of a fall, injury, or other emergency. Individuals and their families can rest assured that help is always available in the push of a button, should they need it. Learn more about PERS.
Medication management devices are the perfect solution for those who manage a complex medication schedule or may occasionally forget to take medications. This locked and automatic pill dispenser offers peace of mind, security, and control by properly dispensing the correct medications at the correct time. Never worry about missing a medication or taking an incorrect dose. Learn more about medication management devices.
Remote Health Monitoring
Remote health monitoring devices can be a great fit for those who are recovering from an illness or managing a chronic illness, make frequent trips to the clinic, or need close monitoring. This technology allows individuals and their families to monitor vitals and make video calls to nurses from the comfort of home. Rest assured that your health is being monitored and a nurse is always available, should you need one. Learn more about remote health monitoring.
Home health care services from Knute Nelson
Whether you are recovering from an injury or illness, need additional help with everyday tasks, or are looking for a more efficient way to monitor your health, Knute Nelson Home Health Care can help.
Unsure of whether home health care is right for you or a loved one? Take our free online assessment to learn more about care needs and gain insight in just minutes. If you have additional questions about home health care technology, please reach out to our team at (320)335-8753 or fill out an online form.