This video introduces the idea of
smart technology - what we mean by ‘smart’ technology, and what
it can do for us. Find out more about the kinds of technologies that can
support people to ‘live well’.
home technologies can make it easier to control things in our
homes like lights, stoves, appliances, doors or temperature. They can
also help with feeling connected and staying safe. Find out more
about the types of technologies that can help with living well at
In this video we talk about smart device apps and how they can help with doing the things you enjoy, keeping up with daily life and staying in touch with others. Many are free of charge, and you can begin using them right away.
socially connected is one of the keys to 'living well'. Social media is one of the easiest ways to stay
connected with people you love, join online communities and find support.
In this video, we explain what social media is, the benefits of using social
media and ways to use it to stay connected. Watch to find out more.
and GPS technologies can be a great way to feel safe and reassured, and
keep you doing the things you love doing. Find out more about how smart
technologies can help with keeping in touch and finding your way in the
are many health technologies these days to help manage our overall health
and keep track of health measurements. Find out more about how smart
technologies can help us keep track of body measurements, maintain a
healthy weight, stay strong, and keep an active lifestyle.
medication routine is vital for making the most of medications and can
have a positive impact on health and quality of life. Find out more about smart technologies that help
with remembering, managing and organising medications.
it can be hard remembering everything we need to do. Smart technologies can be
useful when it comes to setting reminders or scheduling daily events and
appointments. Reminders and prompts on our smart devices can help with remembering
what to do and keeping daily life organised.
Reminiscence plays a huge role in our day to day
lives and contributes greatly to improving our mood, memory and overall
wellness. There are a number of smart technologies that can be used
sharing or reflecting on past events and special memories.
people are trying out the benefits of smart lighting in their homes. Smart
lights can be programmed to give off the right amount of light when you need it,
and help make homes safe and secure. Find out about the kinds of smart lighting
you can use around the home.
safe and secure at home is important and there are technologies out there to
help provide us with the tools we need to live securely in our own homes. Watch
this video to find out more about smart doorbells, camera and door locks.
Smart home sensors let you know when there is something to be concerned about, when you’re at home or away from home. Find out about technologies that let you know when there are safety risks like smoke, fire, gas or flooding, doors opening or unusual activity around the house.
speakers like Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa can be a low-cost everyday way to
turn your home into a simple smart home. Find out how you can do a number of
things just by using your voice – like play your favourite music, check the
time, or set up alarms and reminders.
call systems keep people in contact with help when they most need it. Find out
about smart technologies and sensors that you can use to call for help, keep in
touch, stay safe at home or detect falls.
in contact with friends, family and services is an essential part of our lives.
Smart phones, tablets and apps have changed the way we connect and interact
with each other: find out about ways to use technology to make calling and
staying in touch easier.