What is AnnCare?
The AnnCare system provides activity monitoring via Bluetooth enabled motion sensors, universal SIM cards and a ‘Rules’ based software engine. It is a single – user friendly system that is very easily managed.
The system is installed quickly and is ready to use instantly. Once installed, our clients can adapt ‘rules’ that are specifically suited to the person you are caring for. In the next column are a few examples of various alerts you can receive via the reaction of our motion sensors and door contacts.
What can I control with AnnCare?
The Caregiver’s portal is also offered with the AnnCare package in a allowing the user or caregiver to set specified rules, such as; activity/inactivity detection, and parameters for medical devices such as BP levels, blood sugar, weight and oxygen.
Other methods of notification can be made possible for nursing institutions, where a number of people are monitored. In nursing homes and hospitals, alerts can be sent through a lighting or buzzer system, through the reception desk, alerting all members of staff to the situation.
How will my family and I benefit?
Families can benefit in the following ways:
This system is an extension of the basic fall detection system.
In addition to sending an alert once when it detects that an activity/inactivity rule has been broken it also monitors medical devices taking the worry out of wondering if a loved one has taken their medication or remembered to do their BP or blood sugar.
It offers a higher degree of comfort and peace of mind by monitoring a greater range of devices including Bluetooth enable medical devices.
It gives carers a greater degree of freedom to go about their daily routine as well giving a greater degree of independence & dignity to a loved one.
How does the system work?
Based on agreed rules the system will produce an alert prompting an action, in addition to the example of a motion sensor situated in the bathroom, this system upon detecting a variation in the GP defined levels for a person’s Blood pressure or blood sugar will allow a discreet alert to be sent to notify family or carers of the situation, enabling them to address the issue and come to the aid of a loved one or patient.
Though the computerised functions in the home are not offered with this package, as they are with the GrandCare package, a user or caregiver is still be notified of results or lack of movement, via text or email sent through a management portal.
Notifications can be gender specific e.g. an alert can be send to a female carer where a female dependent may have fallen in a bathroom & may be in a compromising position. A variety of notification can be made possible for nursing institutions, where a number of people are monitored. In nursing homes and hospitals, alerts can be sent through a lighting or buzzer system, via the reception desk, alerting all members of staff to the situation.