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EPIC Ehealth – Using Smart Speakers in Social Care
Friday March 15 @ 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
We would love for you to attend our afternoon event on the 15th of March exploring the use of ‘smart speakers’ (Alexa/Google Home etc) in social care environments. We will be discussing the potential to use these cost effective consumer devices in a number of ways:
- Reminders for treatment or medication prompts
- As an interface to community resources such as Cornwall Link
- As a means of video communication with healthcare practitioners, family and friends
- Enabling interaction with age appropriate media, e.g. sound media suitable for their age/interests
- We are delighted to present three speakers from pioneer areas in the use of Alexa; Hampshire, Oxfordshire, and Wales, who will share their experiences of their use of Alexa within social care environments.
12.00 – 12.45 Registration and lunch
12.45 – 13.00 Welcome and introduction. Ray Jones and colleagues
Experience from three pioneers in the use of Alexa in social care.
13.00 – 13.30 Experience from Wales. Ashley Bale and Nick French (Innovate Trust)
13.30 – 14.00 Experience from Oxfordshire. DeeDee Wallace (Oxfordshire County Council)
14.00 – 14.30 Experience from Hampshire. Steve Carefull (Director, PA Consulting and the Argenti Care Technology Partnership)
14.30 – 14.50 Panel Discussion
14.50-15.10 Tea break
15.10 – 16.15 Echo Spot for video calls, and the potential adoption in care homes.
Liskeard Town Hall 15th March 12.00 – 16.15
Public Hall, 3-5 West Street, Liskeard PL14 6BW
For information on parking https://www.liskeard.gov.uk/services-info/car-parks/
For information on public transport https://www.visitliskeard.co.uk/essential-info/public-transport/
Please do let us know your dietary requirements upon registration.