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Elim Village Retirement Community to pilot Toch Sleepsense bed sensor technology

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 Tochtech Technologies and Elim Village Retirement Community in Surrey, BC are thrilled to announce a joint pilot of Tochtech’s award-winning Sleepsense bed sensor technology.  Elim Village is a premier retirement community located on 25 acres of community living amenities, offering the full spectrum of senor living, from independent through to full care.  The goal of Elim Village is that as care needs increase, most residents, including husbands and wives, would be able to stay in the community. “We are always looking for innovative technologies to enhance the safety and health and wellness of our residents, and we are keen to pilot this new technology” said Jennifer Ladesma, Director of Care at Elim Village.

  “The objective of the pilot is for Elim Village’s management and staff is to assess the technology in how it will help reduce falls and injuries, increase sleep quality of our residents and positively impact resident and family satisfaction. “We are thrilled to be able to access the sleep information that we have never been able to access before. As we all know, sleep is vital for our health, and so be able to assist our residents achieve a better night’s sleep could make a difference in their physical and mental health” added Ladesma.

Placed under the frame of the bed, Sleepsense is able to detect body movement, in and out of bed status and vital signs (heart and breathing rate). Real time alerts are then sent directly to caregivers’ smartphones or a nurse call system when a health or safety risk is identified. Sleepsense ensures care staff are constantly updated on the status of residents without having to physically check on them, and alerted on residents most in need of assistance. This new technology offers residents increased safety, especially high risk residents in Assisted Living and Long Term Care. Toch Sleepsense was the recent winner the 2020 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge Competition. The Toch Sleepsense pilot program is also being launched at Fleetwood Place in Surrey and Chalmers Lodge in Vancouver.

Senior living providers interested in participating in the Sleepsense pilot program can contact Tochtech at 1-800-360-1286 or info@tochtech.com

For more information on Sleepsense please watch our video and read the following article.

Fleetwood Place Residential Care in Surrey commences pilot of Tochtech bed sensor technology

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Tochtech Technologies is delighted announce that Fleetwood Place in Surrey, BC, has commenced a pilot of Tochtech’s latest Sleepsense bed sensor. With a focus on providing the best care possible for long term care residents, care leaders at Fleetwood Place believe that Toch Sleepsense can help increase safety for high risk residents through its fall prevention and emergency notification capabilities. “We are always looking for innovative technologies to enhance the safety of our residents, and Sleepsense definitely caught our attention” said Kevin Ahmon, Executive Director at Fleetwood Place.

Placed under the frame of the bed, Sleepsense is able to detect body movement, in and out of bed status and vital signs (heart and breathing rate). Real time alerts are then sent directly to caregivers’ smartphones or a nurse call system when a health or safety risk is identified. Sleepsense ensures care staff are constantly updated on the status of residents without having to physically check on them, and will alert staff on residents most in need of assistance. This is especially critical as most senior living providers struggle with adequate staffing levels during COVID-19. “We are working with our pilot partners to ensure this vital information collected and identified by the Sleepsense bed sensor gets to the right staff at the right time, so the necessary action can be taken – additionally, the dashboard provided offers critical information in real time.” said Jessica Yang, CEO of Tochtech.

“The management and staff are delighted to be trialing this technology. The installation went smoothly, and staff have been well supported with training and help. The ability to customize the monitoring of each resident based on their needs, will help enhance our ability to offer personalized care to our residents” said Ahmon. “This innovation provides so many more benefits for our residents and staff compared to the bed alarm pads being currently used, so we are thrilled to have a chance to test it” added Ahmon

Toch Sleepsense was the recent winner the 2020 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge Competition.

Senior living providers interested in benefiting from the Sleepsense technology can contact Tochtech at 1-800-360-1286 or info@tochtech.com and discuss a product trial.

Laurel Place to pilot Toch Sleepsense bed sensor

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Tochtech Technologies and Laurel Place Care Centre in Surrey are about to embark on a pilot program of Tochtech’s latest Toch Sleepsense night safety bed sensor. Laurel Place, a leading seniors’ care accommodation provider of Long term care, BSTN and Convalescent Care services and a member of the Park Place family, will be piloting this new technology in their BSTN unit. Both Tochtech and Laurel Place management believe that this latest technology can help increase safety for high risk residents through its fall prevention and emergency notification capabilities. “We are always looking for innovative technologies to enhance the safety of our residents, and we are keen to pilot this new technology” said Liezel Hippsley, Site Leader at Laurel Place Care Centre.

“The objective of the pilot is for Laurel Place staff and management to understand how Sleepsense can be effectively integrated with their current delivery model of care so as to enhance the safety of the residents and at the same time better support their staff. Tochtech is also looking for feedback to further improve our technology, and pilot programs are an excellent way of working with the community. ” said Jessica Yang, CEO of Tochtech.

Placed under the frame of the bed, Sleepsense is able to detect body movement, in and out of bed status and vital signs (heart and breathing rate). Real time alerts are then sent directly to caregivers’ smartphones or a nurse call system when a health or safety risk is identified. Sleepsense ensures care staff are constantly updated on the status of residents without having to physically check on them, and alerted on residents most in need of assistance. This new technology offers residents increased safety, especially high risk residents in Assisted Living and Long Term Care. Toch Sleepsense was the recent winner the 2020 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge Competition. The Toch Sleepsense pilot program is also being launched at Fleetwood Place in Surrey and Chalmers Lodge in Vancouver.

Senior living providers interested in participating in the Sleepsense pilot program can contact Tochtech at 1-800-360-1286 or info@tochtech.com

For more information on Sleepsense please watch our video and read the following article.

Tochtech Technologies – CTAAN partnership supports healthy aging in northern and remote communities

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Tochtech Technologies is pleased to announce a partnership with the CTAAN National Innovation Hub to support aging in northern and rural communities. Tochtech’s technology solutions that support healthy aging and better connecting caregivers with seniors are being evaluated by the CTAAN team. Amongst the products being evaluated by the team is Tochtech’s latest innovation, Toch Sleepsense. Toch Sleepsense , regarded as the next-generation bed alarm was awarded the winner of the 2020 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge.

CTAAN is a unique partnership between AGE-WELL, Northern Health and UNBC which has been tasked with breaking the barriers to the adoption of technologies that can help older residents of northern and rural communities age happily and healthily in those communities. “Our partnership with CTAAN is a great opportunity for remote communities to benefit from our products. Seniors everywhere have been greatly impacted by COVID, and family caregivers as well as senior care industry stakeholders are seeking new and innovative ways to support seniors remain safe and healthy. I am confident our products can play a role.” said Jessica Yang, CEO of Tochtech.

“The Sleepsense system was set up in minutes and is easy to use. Sleep statistics, heart rate and breathing rate are neatly and effectively displayed” reported Richard McAloney, Executive Director of CTAAN.

“Our partnership with Tochtech will allow us to increase awareness of Sleepsense throughout the region and co-develop effective, integrated solutions to support older adults and caregivers” added McAloney.

For more information on Toch Sleepsense please visit www.tochsleepsense.com

Tochtech Technologies signs exclusive partnership with Australian HSC Technology Group (ASX:HSC)

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Tochtech Technologies is pleased to announce it has signed an exclusive marketplace partnership with Australian HSC Technology Group Limited(ASX:HSC) for sale and distribution of Toch Sleepsense, Tochtech’s award-winning sleep safety and monitoring technology.

HSC Technology Group is a Software as a Service (SaaS) data analytics company that uses next generation Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to deliver decision-making insights that improve people’s safety, independence, autonomy and most importantly improve their lives.

“We are delighted to add an innovative piece of IoT technology such as Tochtech’s Sleepsense to the company’s healthcare suite,” Graham Russell said.

“Sleepsense is unique in the market as it is not affected by the issues that wearable devices may have and provides an unintrusive means of identifying accurate body movement and vital signs no matter where the sleeper is positioned.

“The device will be invaluable for the aged care industry as it alerts caregivers when a resident experiences a health risk, such as an abnormal heart or breathing rate during sleep, meaning staff will be able to respond quicker and provide care based on real-time information.

“It will also be ideal as a smart home peripheral as it includes a sleep analysis feature and, promotes and encourages good sleep habits to benefit the health and wellbeing of your children and family.”

The agreement covers the Australian and New Zealand territories. HSC will integrate Sleepsense into its proprietary TALIUS platform, to further enhance the functionality available to HSC’s customers.

Tochtech Technologies CEO and co-founder Jessica Yang said she was very excited to expand their reach into Australia and New Zealand, to help underpin their global growth vision.

“Our company has been working hard to come up with an innovative product that makes a difference for long-term care and assisted living residences as well as home use,” she said. “As we have seen the toll that COVID-19 has taken on nursing and care staff and seniors has been immense, and Sleepsense provides an extra resource to help reduce fatigue while increasing care levels.

“I’m sure it will be well received in these new markets and look forward to working with HSC as part of their healthcare solutions.”

Toch Sleepsense is a non-wearable sleep tracker the size of a mobile phone that is placed under the leg or frame of the bed. It uses high-precision sensors and algorithms to measure BCG waves (ballistic forces generated by the heart) and reports heart and respiration rates, monitors sleep patterns and quality, and issues alerts to carers or nursing staff when a health risk is identified during sleep. Toch Sleepsense won the 2020 Canadian Age Well National Impact Challenge.

For more information on Toch Sleepsense please visit www.tochsleepsense.com

Fleetwood Place to pilot Toch Sleepsense bed sensor

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Tochtech Technologies and Fleetwood Place are about to embarked on a pilot program of Tochtech’s latest Sleepsense bed sensor. Fleetwood Place is a residential care facility offering Long Term Care that is based in Surrey. Both Tochtech and Fleetwood Place beli eve that this latest technology can play a role in supporting care staff in ensuring residents are safe and are notified of emergencies in a timely manner.

“The objective of the pilot is for Fleetwood Place staff and management to understand how Sleepsense can be effectively integrated with their current systems and operations. We are also looking for feedback to further improve our technology, and pilot programs are an excellent way of working with the community.” said Jessica Yang, CEO of Tochtech.

Placed under the frame of the bed, Sleepsense is able to detect body movement, in and out of bed status and vital signs (heart and breathing rate). Real time alerts are then sent directly to caregivers’ smartphones or a nurse call system when a health or safety risk is identified. Sleepsense ensures care staff are constantly updated on the status of residents without having to physically check on them, and alerted on residents most in need of assistance. This new technology offers residents increased safety, especially high risk residents in Assisted Living and Long Term Care. Toch Sleepsense was the recent winner the 2020 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge Competition.

Senior living providers interested in participating in the Sleepsense pilot program can contact Tochtech at 1-800-360-1286 or info@tochtech.com

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Tochtech Technologies wins 2020 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge

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Tochtech’s Sleepsense bed sensor, was announced as the winner of the 2020 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge held last week. AGE-WELL’s National Competition spotlights top entrepreneurs and start – ups in the technology and aging sector.

“We are delighted to receive this award for Sleepsense. We have been working hard to come up with an innovative product that makes a difference for Long Term Care and Assisted Living residences as we have seen the toll that COVID-19 has taken on their staff and seniors. We truly believe Sleepsense can better support staff in providing care for their residents” Jessica Yang, CEO of Tochtech.

This award coincides with Tochtech’s official launch of Sleepsense. Long Term Care and Assisted Living providers who are interested in finding out more about Sleepsense or maybe interested in participation in a product trial can contact us directly.

Last year Tochtech’s Smarturns won the the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, People’s Choice Award.