4 August 2022
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Heritage Care’s newly-opened Northcote aged care home in Victoria is one of the first in Australia to employ the new Talius SleepSense bed sensor developed by HSC Technology Group.
The high-precision non-wearable sensor uses algorithms to analyse vital signs and sleep patterns, providing real-time visibility to staff members with updated reports every 10 minutes and immediate alert notifications if something goes wrong; data collected can also be shared with families.
According to Ailiene Faccin, Residence Manager at Heritage Northcote, SleepSense is a huge improvement on traditional sensor mats, which have been in use since the 1980s.
Heritage says SleepSense solves four big aged care challenges: compliance, staff engagement, communication with family, and resident autonomy.