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COVID-19 Maker Challenge

User friendly communication tech

by Maggie Tolan | 11 months ago | in Nursing Home Challenge

Many families are now relegated to connecting via iPad calls on Zoom but residents often do not know how to use the technology or cannot hold the iPads and therefore have to rely on staff, who can spend an hour or more per call with each patient - time they do not have. Staff would like a simplified and dedicated solution capable of supporting itself as opposed to requiring the residents to hold the units on their own. One example involved a women who is 106 yrs old. 

Please share any additional details about this challenge that will help the Maker Teams design a solution

Would you be available to answer questions as the Maker Teams work on their designs to the challenge(s) described here?

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Maggie Tolan

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