As the global population continues to age, the need for effective connected care solutions for older adults is becoming increasingly pressing. Traditional care models, which rely on in-person visits and phone calls, are often inadequate for managing the complex and ongoing needs of older adults, especially in the face of challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this context, PCL Connect tablet and connected care apps represents a significant step forward in the field of connected care for older adults and their family members. Many seniors have trouble using technology due to a lack of familiarity, difficulty of use, and physical or cognitive limitations. PCL Connect is a tech-enabled care system that can help older adults overcome many of these barriers to technology use.

A revolutionary tablet designed specifically for the connected care of older adults and their caregivers, PCL Connect tab combines advanced technology with a user-friendly interface to provide a range of features that help caregivers manage the health and well-being of their loved ones more effectively, from anywhere and at any time.


Key Features of PCL Connect Tablet for Older Adults

Some of the key features of PCL Connect that make it particularly well-suited for senior citizens include:

  • Senior-friendly design. PCL Connect has been designed with keeping specific needs and abilities of senior citizens in mind. The tablet is easy to use, with a user-friendly interface and large buttons, easy-to-read text. This makes it accessible and simple for older adults, even those with limited technological experience or declining vision.
  • Reminders. Family members and caregivers can set reminders for daily tasks that appear on PCL connect. These reminders act as nudges and help you accomplish your tasks of daily living without a miss. For instance, medication reminders and appointment reminders, can help to reduce the risk of missed doses or doctor appointments.
  • Digital photo album. PCL Connect has a digital photo album feature that allows family members and caregivers to share photos with their loved ones remotely. When kept idle, PCL Connect tab keeps showing these photos, on its large 10.1 inch screen. This can help to promote feelings of connection and bring joy to older adults, especially when caregivers are not physically present.
  • Large digital clock. PCL Connect includes a digital clock feature that can help older adults to stay on track with their daily routines. The clock is set to display the current time. This can help older adults to stay organized and on top of their care.
  • Vitals tracking. PCL Connect is capable of tracking vital signs, such as blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen levels using the PCL wellness watch or other connected medical devices. This can help caregivers to monitor the health and well-being of their loved ones in real-time, and identify any changes or trends that may be cause for concern.
  • Health deterioration notifications. One of the key features of PCL Connect is its ability to monitor the health and well-being of older adults in real-time. This includes tracking vital signs and other indicators of health, and providing caregivers with notifications if there are any changes or declines in health. This helps caregivers to stay informed and proactive in their caregiving, and can help to prevent health deterioration.
  • Wellness questionnaires. PCL Connect includes a wellness questionnaire feature that allows caregivers to track the overall well-being of their loved ones. This includes monitoring physical and mental health, tracking symptoms as well as social and emotional well-being. By providing caregivers with this information, PCL Connect can help to identify areas of concern and provide targeted support and resources.

PCL Connect for the ultimate peace of mind

PCL Connect offers a range of tools to help caregivers stay organised and manage their caregiving responsibilities more effectively. For example, the PCL Caregiver app allows caregivers to schedule appointments and medicine reminders, and track symptoms all in one place. This can help to reduce the risk of missed appointments or doses, and ensure that caregivers are always up-to-date with their loved one's care.

Ultimately, PCL Connect aims to help caregivers create a happy, connected family, despite any physical distance that may exist. By providing a range of features that promote communication, support, and well-being, PCL Connect can help caregivers to stay connected with their loved ones and provide the care they need, no matter where they are. 

To learn more about how PCL Connect can help you provide better care for your patients or loved ones, contact us today.

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