Have you heard about ACTIVAGE? Happening in Leeds at the moment, this scheme supplies technology free of charge in people’s homes to help them live more independently and provide peace of mind for relatives living at a distance.
Let’s find out how it all works
Here’s Norma telling us about her experience of the project and some of the benefits it has brought for her
A set of kit consists of a Samsung smart watch and phone, and a set of sensors for around the home. There is no charge as this project has been funded by the EU, but you will need to provide your own sim card for the phone as this is not included.
If you would like a set of kit for you or someone in your family or who you care for its simple
The person receiving the equipment must:
Be 60 or over
Live in Leeds
Have broadband at home