Experience how technology can help keep you safe and well at home
Living smart in your own home
See first-hand how local people are using technology like smart speakers, sensors and other equipment to maintain their independence for longer in their own homes.
We’ve been piloting a scheme where we give local people a tech assessment, work with them to choose technology to suit their lifestyle and needs, then support them through installation and training. Our Smart Home Hosts then run “open-house” coffee mornings to demonstrate the technology in their own homes to local residents and health and care professionals. Doctors, nurses, therapists, social workers, housing staff and community volunteers are just some of the professionals who have visited our Living Smart Homes to see first hand how older people in Essex are embracing technology at home.
Technology is selected for the hosts’ needs and can be as low or high-tech as they require. This evolves over time as they build their confidence in how technology can support them at home, to connect with friends and family and most importantly have fun.
Pat and Ray
If you’re considering buying any smart technology, please check your broadband speed at https://www.superfastessex.org/