Apps are being developed all the time, for use on your phone or tablet, to make everyday life easier to manage and promote independence and safety at home and when out and about. The ILC Occupational Therapists have undertaken their own internal assessments of the apps before adding them to the website. These Apps are produced and maintained by third parties and any access and use of this app constitutes acceptance by you of the Terms and Conditions.
View our apps suggestions for carers below:
Jointly: Online portal which allows for effective joined up working. Set up a profile with an individual’s details and invite all carers/family members to join the app. The app combines group messaging with other useful features including to-do and medication lists, calendar and appointments. Available on Android or Apple. Pros: Easy to use app allowing for interaction between multiple carers for one person. Cons: Need Wi-Fi or mobile data connection to get updates. Version: 1.5.1. Memory Space: 9.82MB
Carely is an app to support and enable a coordinated approach to a loved one’s care. It would be particularly useful when multiple friends/family are involved with caring tasks for the person. The profile is set up with information on the cared for persons medical conditions and medications. The people caring for them are invited to join a ‘care circle’ which enables them to access a shared calendar and message thread. Here you can see clearly who is visiting, when they are visiting and the tasks they are planning to complete during the visit. Available on Android or Apple. Version: 3.8.0. Memory space: 28.4MB.