A new generation older people for residence opened there a few days in Bordeaux. A facility equipped with home automation, new technologies that make service to residents.
This is a high-tech retirement home which has just opened its doors in Bordeaux, in Caudéran district. The residence “La Presqu’île” was inaugurated this Tuesday, February 3rd. Ten elderly have already moved in, a total of 25 units. This private residence is unique in Bordeaux. It is equipped with home automation, ie new technologies designed to facilitate the lives of residents.
warning system in case of fall
Odette moved it a few weeks ago and is already in love with all the “gadgets” at its disposal. For example, when she gets up at night, ground sensors are triggered and blue lights come on. A light path the leads to the bathroom. His apartment is also equipped with Remote shutters , a switch capable of breaking the electrical plates coming out, and a warning system in case of a fall to the ground. All this reassures Odette, “it helps me, it’s very modern, there are things vanguard”, but also his son Alain “it secures us, it is much less worried.”
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A conversion time
the aim is to use new technologies to improve the comfort and safety of residents . “Initially, like most apartments for families and older people. But once you make it all that it can bring, they fit very well,” explains Frédérique Little, the owner of the residence. And according to her, this kind of establishment is widespread in the Nordic countries. For home automation can help elderly or disabled dependent.
An apartment in this residence costs 1800 euros for Q1 2500 euros per month for a T2 , with lunch and cleaning included. The care and security staff is present 24 hours on 24, 7 days 7, and can intervene if necessary.