Software to interrupt the loneliness of the aged

CHSLD de la Mitis has been utilizing the Famileo app for the previous month to try to break the isolation of its residents, an concept that’s inflicting nice anger amongst their family members.

“All households can publish small notes, footage, what’s happening and what must be enjoyable in the long run for his or her family members,” defined the daughter of a resident who makes use of the app, Johanne Lévesque.

Every week, CHSLD prints a private journal for every resident that features many images and messages from family members.

“For many who discover it tough to make use of the Web or one thing else, it’s simpler with a small newspaper,” stated Sylvie Mignault, additionally the daughter of a CHSLD resident.

“My mother has dementia, so speaking is clearly pretty simple,” added Johan Levesque. however [avec le journal]I noticed her studying, I noticed her lips shifting, her eyes twinkling, after which I ended on the footage. It makes treasured recollections.”

When you subscribe to the app, as much as 60 members of the family and family members can ship images, information, and candy phrases, which makes the app extra customized, not like different social media.

It’s also attainable to enter into contact with the establishment that accommodates the relative in query.

Edith Thibault, common supervisor of Mets Well being, stated: “The suggestions is superb, each from households and residents who recognize this little newspaper immensely. I believe it would make the little ones completely happy!”

In the mean time, CHSLD de la Mitis is the one establishment in Bas-Saint-Laurent that provides the applying.

Residents and their family members wish to shortly introduce them to different establishments within the county in order that others can profit from them.