Protecting resident health and safety has always been paramount in running senior care facilities and enabling revenue. The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted just how vulnerable senior populations are. In fact, in a study of 627 LTC facilities, the incidence rate ratio for COVID-19–related deaths among LTC residents was 13 times higher than that among community-living adults older than 69 years. (Source). This highlighted the need for new technology to protect this vulnerable population and the viability of senior care businesses going forward. We will discuss how technology can improve safety of residents and staff and rebuild census back to pre-pandemic levels.
Presenter: Lisa Tecklenburg, Chief Marketing Officer, R-Zero