Tagging technology – a help or hindrance?
CHRIS HAWKINS, a senior surveyor at Ecclesiastical Insurance, examines the pros and cons of tagging technology.
The safety and security of residents in a care home – whether they are elderly, young, physically or mentally disabled – is every care home manager’s top priority. New ways of working, better trained staff and well-designed premises are just a few of the factors that can influence how well a care home performs.
Technology can also make life a lot easier. For example, fitting a door alarm to warn if anyone opens a door leading out to a busy road, or putting resident records on to a computer system to make them more readily accessible and ea