An increasingly growing portion of aging population requires assistance in their day to day life. There is a constant lack of nursing and sheltered care resources. Growing number of dementia sufferers further draws on increasingly scarce resources. Timely assistance (provided within the so-called golden hour) to a trauma event significantly shortens the time spent in a hospital.
The average cost of one week in sheltered care is 700€.
The average cost of just one day at a hospital is 700 €.
Telecare (use of a phone that with an elderly person can alert a care provider) is widely recognized as the best solution to address the issues of resources and costs listed above.