In terms of home safety, falls continue to be the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations for Canadian seniors, and absolute figures are increasing. According to research, falls are the direct cause of 95% of all hip injuries, with death occurring in 20% of cases. (Seniors’ Falls in Canada – Public health of Canada)
These figures are defined by the United States Center for Disease Control & Prevention: One in three seniors falls each year and falls account for 25% of all hospital admissions and 40% of all nursing homes. 40% of ones will never live independently and 25% will die in a year’s time. (nia.nih.gov).
According to the AARP, the number of seniors seeking extra treatment as a result of chronic disease will rise from around 14 percent in 2010 to 21 percent by 2050. All of this means that there will be a lot of room for technology innovation in senior care, which means that those interested in getting a share of this business must consider the digital healthcare environment as well as healthcare regulations.
KIV supports seniors and their caregivers in identifying basic home safety, and comfort needs, such as accessories, flooring, alarms, and lighting.
It went through each move in detail to make a living space as risk-free as possible. The KIV app provides detailed information about each device and assists finding it in the market as well as comparing pricing, reviews, and functionality.
By going over the checklist, you can gain points to make these measures more pleasant.
Remember to earn the prizes at the end of your protection project.