The recent review of Australia’s aged care industry shed a startling light, on the large gap forming between the ageing baby boomer population and the government’s capacity to care for them.
Over 16,000 Australians died while on the waiting list for government-funded Home Care Packages in 2017 and 2018. To address this, the government will spend a projected (ABS report) $24B between 2021 and 2022.
Understandably most seniors would prefer to remain in their home for as long as possible and InteliCare’s home solution can support this growing market.
While the smart tech home monitoring system is a fairly new product on the market, they are confident it will replace inadequate duress pendants and emergency wearables that are dominating the market at the moment.
“We will no longer recommend any personal alarms”… “complaints occurred across a number of brands and models, which we feel points to problems with the personal alarm industry as a whole.”
Consumer advocate, Choice said.
Read the full article in The West Australian.