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Project: WDD x Esprit – Richmond

2020 –

Project goal: The main objective of this research study is to determine the ability for smart technology systems to provide support to both night staff and residents in a retirement community. We will be testing the ability for technology to alert staff when their assistance is required, in aid of keeping residents safe and helped in a timely manor.

PI: Frank Knoefel

Students: Laura Ault

Other Funding: BAMO

Care Home Partner: Carefor Richmond

Project: WDD x Esprit – Greystone

2021 –

Project goal: The goal of this research study is to find challenge areas retirement community staff experience, and use technology to provide assistance. Secondarily, the technology will be used to alert when residents are moving in the night hours and may potentially risk falls. This will help keep staff working efficiently, while also keeping residents safe.

PI: Frank Knoefel

Students: Laura Ault

Other Funding: BAMO

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