Transform Night-Time Care
Ally is a resident acoustic monitoring system for care homes. It’s easy to install, secure and provides immediate benefits for owners, staff and residents.
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Real Value for care homes
Ally’s Resident Monitor uses sensors and AI to monitor care home residents when alone in their rooms during the night. The system alerts staff instantly when residents require care, freeing staff from time-consuming regular checks that often wake up sleeping residents.
With the help of electronic care planning software and with support from NHS Digital, we were able to demonstrate that Ally releases up to forty percent of staff time during the night, reduces resident falls up to fifty five percent and decreases hospital visits up to twenty percent.
Time Released For Staff
Fewer Night-Time Falls
Fewer Hospital Admissions
Benefits For Everyone
Residents at care homes using Ally sleep more peacefully and get assistance faster when they need it. They are cared for by happier, more engaged staff.
Staff are empowered to provide better assistance, and more person centered care, all with 40% more time. Staff using Ally stay longer and report higher satisfaction levels.
Using Ally improves residents’ care outcomes, staff satisfaction, and marketability, typically delivering a 7X ROI, improved staff retention and increased bed occupancy.
Ally is committed to improving the care technology ecosystem. As a member of CASPA we work to develop standards and promote interoperability between platforms.
For Councils and Government
Proudly supported by NHS Digital, Ally works to develop products and services that reduce the pressures on local authorities and medical systems. During the COVID-19 we’ve been tailoring our services to enhance infection control and early detection. Ally qualified for the UK’s Infection Control Fund.
What People Say
According to the CQC:
“Acoustic monitoring enabled staff to respond more promptly and appropriately to people’s support needs during the night.”
– State of Health Care and Adult Social Care In England 2016/17
“Since we installed Ally I feel so much more confident at night knowing that my staff now assist residents the moment they need it. We have seen night-time falls drop by over 50%”
“The welfare and safety of our residents is our key priority at all times. The ability to monitor remotely day and night is a huge benefit to our teams who are under additional pressure due to COVID-19.”
“Using Ally has been transformative for our night-time care. My night staff are no longer taken away from residents to do regular checks, provide care only when needed, and have so much more knowledge of our residents’ needs, are much happier and more engaged.”
How It Works
Ally uses a wifi-connected monitor, plugged into each resident’s room, to detect changes in their sleep through sound and motion during the night. Care staff simply switch it on for each resident at bedtime.
Our AI technology learns to differentiate between resident activity and normal background signals to detect when residents are calling for help, are awake and active, unusually restless, or in discomfort. Care staff simply check alerts on a smartphone, review sensor data, listen to audio samples, and assess whether residents need their assistance.
Get an ROI Estimate
One of the challenges for any care home when deciding to deploy new technology is the costs vs benefits received, or return on investment (ROI).
Interested in seeing how Ally’s Resident Monitor can save you organisation time and money while improving care? Enter your bed number and night-time check schedule to generate an estimate of both time and resource savings with Ally.
News & Resources
The Value of Integrating Electronic Care Planning and Ally Resident Monitoring
Ally and The Access Group have teamed up to integrate our Resident Monitoring and Electronic Care Planning systems. The benefits to care home providers of integrating our systems include a holistic picture of the resident’s night-time and day-time wellbeing, along...
Ally featured as ‘one to watch’ on Entrepreneur AgeTech list
Ally has been chosen as “one to watch” in the Entrepreneur magazine’s list of innovators in technology for the ageing population (agetech).