Supporting Individuals Living Independently
Remaining independent for as long as possible is often the desire of many Seniors and Adults with Disabilities. Supporting individuals in their desire, whether a family member from a distance or even across town, can create concerns about their safety and their ability to manage on their own can become a concern. This program is for high functioning seniors and individuals who might need just limited interactions or oversight to be successful as they maintain a high level of independence.
- Did they get out of bed this morning?
- Have they been in the kitchen for lunch?
- Have they taken their medication?
- Did they open the door late in the evening?
These unanswered questions can cause a great deal of anxiety and stress for a caregiver attempting to monitor their loved one from afar. Finding the right supports to make this possible is often a challenge. SOLUTIONS FOR DIGNITY Safety Net Program provides an innovation in care that includes using technology and digital tools to drive dramatic transformation in the lives of Seniors, and Individuals with disabilities, The Safety Net Program is a unique intersection of technology and professional life care management, to reduce risks and minimize worry.
Tracking and Monitoring for Peace of Mind
The Safety Net technology can track, communicate, remind, as well as provide peace of mind to caregivers through a large, easy-to-use touch screen device. Discrete activity sensors in critical areas of the home track and monitor activity and you will always know if any of the customized checkpoints such as getting out of bed are missed. The technology will also identify and remind them or you, if they have forgotten to take medication or if their blood pressure reading is too high or too low.
Social Connections to Avoid Isolation
The Safety Net technology can provide a vital social connection to your loved one! Isolation without contact and interaction with others can sometimes be a cause of depression for those living alone. But SOLUTIONS FOR DIGNITY Safety Net Program provides an easy point of contact for your loved one through your web browser or the free mobile app. Through the touch screen device, video calls with family are possible, sharing photos through Facebook as well as an ability to make a HIPAA compliant video call with your health care provider.
Care Coordination when Additional Support is Needed
The Safety Net Program touchscreen device can help you coordinate care with other family members and in-home care providers through care notes. The notes are captured and communicated to all designated caregivers, so no one misses a thing.
Additional Professional Life Management Support
If additional oversight is required by our professionals, the IKOR of Western Pennsylvania Care Management Team can be engaged to monitor or support your loved one’s status with in person visits, care related oversight, attending medical appointments or addressing bill payment and other routine living concerns. Based on the customized needs of the senior or the individual with disabilities needs, a Team of Professional Advocates can be consulted in an emergency or when they need more guidance around any life care or routine living concerns.
- Attend doctors’ visits
- Arrange hospital discharge plans
- Check on Medication interactions and medication compliance concerns
- Review home safety concerns
Personal Needs Coordinators (Social Workers)
- Help with transitions to new circumstances
- Mental health concerns
- Recommendations to public and social programs
- Help with routine bill payment
- Investigate insurance concerns
Concierge Service Providers
- Procure grocery or other purchases
- Arrange transportation
- Make appointments for haircuts for personal needs (i.e. Hair cuts, pet care)
Life Enhancement Specialists
- Help with life skills, socialization, and outings
- Experience and expertise as Power of Attorney and Guardianship
- Help with estate sales and liquidation
- Access to Resources to address care-related and aging at home needs to help maintain independence as long as possible
Call us today at (855) 456-7972 to discuss your loved one’s needs to live an independent life for as long as possible.