Smart home devices provide convenience for people with mobility challenges to live independently, especially for clients of long-term care facilities or at rehab centers. With these devices, they can control their living environment independently. Smart devices enable them to connect with their families, turn on lights, control their TV, adjust their beds and much more. Here are the must-have devices in a high-tech room at a long-term care facility or rehab center.
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A Closer Look Into a Care Facility's High-tech Room
The Socioeconomic Impact of Assistive Technology
We have covered various factors that contribute to the increasing need for innovation and competition in the assistive technology industry, especially at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, we see a historical lack of innovation and competition in this space. Although big players in the tech industry are scaling up resources focused on accessibility and considering accessible design requirements in the earlier stages of development, it's important to explore some of the economic benefits of investing time and development into assistive technology (AT).