The Smart Flat showcases a range of innovative technology to support you if you’re an older person or if you have physical or sensory disabilities, or you know or care for someone else who does.
It has things which can help you to keep safe and well in your home including making sure you:
- move around safely
- drink enough water and eat enough food
- remember things you need to do, including taking your medication
- feel calm and relaxed
- don’t feel lonely
Most of the things in the flat wouldn’t be out of place in any home but they can really help you if you need some extra support, and they can give you real peace of mind if you look after someone else.
What’s in the flat
The Smart Flat was launched in October 2018 by the council and Warrington Disability Partnership, with financial support from the Better Care Fund.
It has a display bedroom, living room and kitchen which include things like: