Monday, March 27, 2017
Frontline Issue 94
frontline 94


Phillip Moorcraft and Tim Riegman write about an innovative acoustic monitoring system that enhances the lives of intellectually disabled residents by improving care and respecting privacy.

Acoustic monitoring can provide a great opportunity to improve the quality of care for people with an intellectual disability. An acoustic monitoring system non-intrusively listens to sleeping residents and triggers an alarm when the sound level in a room exceeds individually set thresholds. Staff monitoring the system only listen into the room once an alarm has been triggered...