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AgeingFit digital exhibition BlogUncategorized
18 January 2021

Discover our solutions during AgeingFit

For years now, ISA proves to be an innovative and efficient solution in the context of the Silver Economy. Therefor we decided to be at AgeingFit in January 2021. Fall…
Blog
10 December 2020

Knowledge sharing for the management of falls

Despite the existence of guidelines for the management of falls, it is always difficult to implement them in the field. It is always a question of reconciling the published literature…
Implement a new technology in your institution BlogUncategorized
19 November 2020

How to implement a technological innovation for health care within a health institution?

E-health, IOT ... the health sector is changing and also benefiting from technological advances. All these innovations have an impact on the organization of an institution, hospital or nursing home.…
Échelles et outils pratiques pour l’évaluation du risque de chute Blog
12 November 2020

How to carry out an objective assessment of the risk of falls?

Several rating scales exist to assess the risk of falling for a patient. These analytical frameworks are invaluable tools for the nursing staff. The very first step in providing care…
BlogUncategorized
5 November 2020

How to prevent falls of the elderly?

In an 80-bed nursing home, an average of 400 falls occur annually, 2/3 of which are not documented or simply not known. How to avoid this? What solutions exist? Fractures,…
BlogUncategorized
29 October 2020

Why analyze the sequence of events before and after the fall?

There are several fall detection systems that help caregivers to provide better support for the elderly. The ISA solution goes beyond simply detecting risky behavior. It allows you to review…
BlogUncategorized
22 October 2020

How ISA technology helps caregivers prevent falls?

How can we prevent patients in hospitals or residents in nursing homes from falling? To prevent falls, two key words are paramount: detect and analyze Preventing is better than curing.…
BlogUncategorized
15 October 2020

Consequences of falls for patients: How to recognize post-fall syndrome?

Beyond the immediate physical injuries, the impact of the fall on an elderly person also has a psychological aspect and can lead to a decrease in physical autonomy even when…
BlogUncategorized
8 October 2020

A descriptive study about falling: avenues for reflection

How can we better understand how the elderly fall? What studies exist? Since its inception, MintT has collected thousands of observation hours to refine its solution and algorithm. In parallel,…
BlogBlog
1 October 2020

How to manage falls and evaluate their impact on the caregivers

The management of the structure plays an essential part in the management of falls. Discover the Siegrist and Karasek models to avoid a burnout among medical personnel at all costs.…
Consequences of falls of elderly persons in nursing and care homes BlogManagerMDNurse
17 September 2020

Consequences of falls of elderly persons for the healthcare team

Falls not only have consequences for the residents and patients but also for the staff of institutions. Here are some details on the various impacts of such an episode. In…
BlogUncategorized
21 August 2020

Recommended interventions for the prevention of falls

What fall prevention measures should you take? It’s a global issue which is more and more often the subject of studies by professionals in the health sector. We offer you…
Blog
23 January 2020

Accreditation – why is ISA relevant?

ISA is a useful tool when a hospital applies for accreditation. During our product installations and discussions with hospital quality managers, we have been able to form an opinion about…
valdetectie BlogManagerMDNurse
17 December 2019

How do you practise getting up on your own after a fall?

Elderly people are among those who run a higher risk of falling, whether at home, in hospital or in a nursing home. In order to know how to react when…
KUL BlogManagerMDNurse
17 December 2019

An intelligent solution for effective, high-quality geriatric care

What is the added value of a fall detection system? How does the ISA system (Intelligent Sensing for Ageing) enable nursing homes and hospitals to stand out? KU Leuven’s Faculty…
BlogMDNurse
17 December 2019

The fall detector – a tool to help manage the quality of hospital care

Hospital accreditation is not always a simple process. Installing a fall detector allows hospitals to comply with certain JCI standards (Joint Commission International). Concerned about the quality of care they…
ISA booklet BlogManagerMDNurse
14 September 2019

The role of privacy and GDPR in fall detection: inform patients

Using a fall detection system in care institutions raises a number of issues relating to information and consent, in particular for people whose cognitive capacities are limited. What is the…
improving the quality of their working lives BlogManagerMDNurse
25 July 2019

5 recommendations for carers to improve the quality of their working lives

Carers consider that that they do not have enough time to do their job properly, with 50% of all nurses considering this to be the case. In the hospital sector,…
Doctor reduce falls ManagerMDNurseReferences
25 July 2019

A geriatrician’s opinion on fall detection

The geriatrician Jean-Claude Lemper gives us his opinion on the problem of hospital falls and on how ISA can support the care team in its daily work. He will answer…
Helisende nursing home in Rozoy-sur-Serre. ManagerMDNurseReferencesThe opinion of the nursing staff
12 July 2019

Helisende nursing home in Rozoy-sur-Serre

E., a head nurse, and C., a nurse, work at the Helisende nursing home in Rozoy-sur-Serre. The institution’s values advocate in favour of respecting the individual’s lifestyle habits and against…
Checklist fall prevention hospital BlogNurseManagerMDPermanent
12 July 2019

Is it possible to prevent elderly people from falling in care institutions? It certainly is! Compile a checklist of things to do before patients leave the room.

Suggest that the elderly person goes to the toilet Check that he or she is wearing a pair of good slippers Check that the wheels on the bed are locked.…
Fall detection camera BlogManagerMDNurse
12 July 2019

Does a fall detection system using images count as a surveillance camera, as defined in the Belgian surveillance camera regulations from 21 March 2007?

It is legitimate for patients and carers to confuse a fall detection system with a surveillance camera. The aim of this article is to explain why a fall detection system…
privacy regulations and GDPR BlogManagerMDNurse
12 July 2019

The role of privacy and GDPR in fall detection: the basic concepts

Ethics play a pivotal role in our profession as carers. The implementation of GDPR and the use of new technologies require extra training and invite us to rethink our profession.…
MintT équipe Jobs
12 July 2019

Full stack developer

We are looking for a developer who can drive our media asset management system to support large volumes of 3D images (3D point clouds) using learning methods (deep learning ).…
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