The Average Age in the UK in 2034
Age and Dementia Increase in the UK and Globally.
Current figure 700K or 1 in every 88 people has dementia in UK.
Incurring a yearly cost of £17bn
Increase to 940,110 by 2021 in UK.
Total figure will be 1.7 million By 2051 in the UK.
Statistics shows that 1 in 3 people either as a sufferer, or as a carer or relative
With every second ticking by, dementia costs the UK £539.
This is a hinge incentive from a Business perspective.
Growing Alzheimer’s Needs Lead to Opportunity for Those Looking to Start a Business
Franchising opportunities in the home care industry.
The number of Americans age 65 and older with this dreaded condition will increase from 5.1 million
today to 13.5 million by mid-century, reports the Alzheimer’s Association.
Paid in-home non-medical care appears to be the preferred means of augment other forms of care
Indications of home care industry on the brink of rapid expansion to meet growing demands.
Sources : BBC Online Tuesday, 27 February 2007, http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/3/prweb8195122.htm
Improving supervision and medical care with in a care home by tracking the
elderly patients suffering from dementia using RFID technology.
To improve the social quality patients currently experience whilst maintaining the
high levels of care
To track Care Workers locations to improve response times to patient emergencies,
improving resource deployment
Locate each patient with a per room accuracy within 5 seconds of requesting
Scan each patients RFID tag within a 2 meter scan radius of RFID scanner 99% of
the time with antenna availability
Reducing the time taken to attend by 30% within 4/5 incidents.
Reduce the number of patient safety incidents by 80% within the first year of
Reduce the access of patients to restricted areas of the Care Home Facility 24/7/365
through Geo-fencing concepts.
A COTS product delivery catering for 90% of the markets requirements for the
A central system interface to the system for Care Home Workers to interact with
locating patients, Care Home Workers and other administrative features of the
Central System interface accessible over an internal closed loop intranet to provide
patient profile data to authorised Care Home Workers
Remote, wireless devices used by Care Home Workers to access patient medical
data, through scanning RFID bracelets for drug administration
RFID bracelets/tags .
RFID peripheral equipment
Network hardware and peripheral equipment
Server Hardware and peripheral equipment
£100,000 GBP project budget and live 6 months
ROI within 24 months through the product sales
Prince 2 methodology will be used to manage Project.
Development will be RAD based
Development team will use SCRUM methodology
Project Success Factors
Development and project objectives met
Project aims achieved
Successful completion of pilot project and
Agreement from care home for full implementation
of RFID solution.
Product Break down
Higher revenue generated through the increased capacity of patients…
Increased efficiency in resource deployment within the Care Home whilst maintaining caring
Improve caring levels to be further compliant with industry and national standards –
improving caring rating.
More efficient administration for patient and employee
Provides a direct Non-intrusive method of monitoring their locations
Prevent their social isolation and improve their medical care.
Sustainable revenue streams with fixed contract periods.
Become a market leader in services specific to Caring for patients suffering from dementia.
Improves brand image, through pioneering market concepts, both within public and private
sectors of the medical industry through product market dominance.
Product that can be implemented into different environments (Larger in scale) e.g. hospitals.
This allows for different revenue streams to open and introduce long term managed service
contracts with different revenue and cost models.
Organisational expansion internationally, into countries predicting an increase in the elderly