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Digitization in elderly care

The digitization of society has affected many sectors, including elderly care. This trend is not just a trend, but a necessity to meet the challenges and improve the quality of care for older people.

One of the biggest challenges in elderly care is the shortage of staff combined with the increasing number of older people (especially baby boomers). Digitization is one way to ease the situation by automating certain routines and enabling a more efficient use of staff time. This means that staff have more time to spend with the elderly and provide them with the personal attention they need.

In addition, digitization can contribute to better communication between staff, users, and their relatives. By using digital tools such as video links and electronic journals, staff can easily and quickly convey information and collaborate with others in the operation.

Another advantage of digitization is the opportunity to improve safety and quality in healthcare. By using sensor technology and monitoring systems, staff can quickly detect and manage any issues, while the elderly receive a safer and more secure care.

But digitization is not just an opportunity for elderly care, it is also a moral obligation. We have a duty to provide the best possible care for our older generation, and digitization is an important tool to achieve that.

It is important to note that digitization does not replace the personal contact and attention that is so important for the older generation. Instead, it should be seen as a complement that enhances existing care and helps staff provide better service.

Overall, digitization is an important development in elderly care that can contribute to a better and more efficient use of healthcare personnel's time. Therefore, we must continue to support and promote digitization in elderly care.



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