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Detect a fall using sensors built into non-skid rubber pads beneath rugs & then send help if necessary...

Non skid rubber pads are placed beneath all rugs to prevent slipping and have the ability to detect a fall and call for help if necessary.

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Who is your idea designed for and how does it enable older adults to live their best possible life by preventing falls?

This idea is designed for people who live alone or who are home alone at the time of a fall and are unable to reach a phone to call for help after a fall. If a fall happens on a rug or runner using this sensor pad, then an alert would be sent to a remote monitoring service that would then call the person's home using an emergency speaker system placed strategically throughout the home. The fallen person can then request help, or if unable to respond, help will be sent immediately.

This idea aims to help people who live alone or are home alone when they experience a fall by detecting a fall the instant it happens and improving the response time to assist the fallen person.

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

The system's viability could be determined by building a relatively simple and inexpensive mockup and further testing it's combined use with a simple speakerphone or Google Home & Amazon Echo.

What skills, input, or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

Any input or suggestions would be helpful in improved the design of this idea.

How long has your idea existed?

  • 0-3 months

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Tell us about your work experience:

I have worked in design and entrepreneurship roles for most of my life. My family has always been focused on entrepreneurship in the healthcare field and remains so today.

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