Activity monitor added to Careium’s proactive portfolio

Careium has partnered with IoT Solutions Group to offer its customers the ‘DORIS’ care activity monitor. A proactive and preventative solution it can improve personal outcomes by anticipating and preventing a crisis situation and enable people to continue living in their homes for longer.

DORIS care (Data-Orientated Responsive Intervention System) discreetly monitors activity patterns and receives alerts to changes in daily routines that could indicate a fall or illness. Placed on a kitchen shelf, the digital sensor automatically relays insights and triggers email alerts without user interaction. This intelligent remote monitoring solution can also detect potential cases of fuel poverty, damp and mould risk without needing installation, Wi-Fi, phone lines, mobile phone signal or mains power. This is particularly key as fuel costs and living costs continue to rise, which can put our most vulnerable at risk. Careium will be alerted if the sensor detects any change out of the ordinary and contact the user to check they are OK. It delivers peace of mind for older and vulnerable adults, their families and care providers.

The benefits of DORIS care are tested and proven. During a trial scheme involving Sutton Council and Sutton Housing Partnership, the life of one of the residents, Maureen, was saved by the sensor. Hear Maureen explain her story. Councillor Sunita Gordon, Lead Member for Finance and Resources at Sutton Council, commented at the time “It’s great news to hear how many more residents have been helped since the introduction of this amazing technology. I’d like to thank Sutton Council colleagues, Sutton Housing Partnership, IoT Solutions Group and Careium for their continuous hard work and dedication, which has been recognised both nationally and internationally.”

Gary Clark, Careium’s Technical Director said “Proactive care that provides real-time risk assessments, so that timely and appropriate interventions can happen, is crucial to the future of healthcare. Digital solutions such as DORIS care are empowering people to live more independently for as long as possible. It was the simplicity of DORIS care that also appealed to Careium, it is a completely unobstrusive yet powerful tool for preventing a crisis. Integrated into our UMO platform through its market leading partner program, it sends alerts directly to our platform to ensure a proactive response”

Emma Mahy, CEO and Co-founder of IoT Solutions Group, is delighted with this partnership, “Partnering with Careium, one of the UK’s largest telecare organisations, is another exciting milestone for IoT Solutions Group. We are excited to continue building on this partnership’s successes, as demonstrated in Sutton. It’s wonderful to know that combining our technology and their response service will help many more vulnerable and older people live at home independently for longer.”