1. keithfielding's Avatar
    I'm looking for a way to monitor and comfort my wife (who has dementia and resides in a residential care home) because staff are not always available to do so. What I need is to be able to hear her if she is distressed in the night and speak to her reassuringly whenever needed. She cannot operate equipment so a device her end would have to be turned on and left on each evening and turned off next morning. (I can do that.) There is a local wifi link that needs to be activated and a user agreement checked.

    Video cameras are not permitted so I'm wondering it would be feasible to use skype sound to keep a connection going through the night? Thoughts about this or alternatives are most welcome.
    07-13-2017 03:46 PM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Yeah, as long as the data link is strong. But then again, if you only want audio, any VoIP calling app would do, or if the device is a phone, then a phone call that's initiated every night and hung up every morning.

    For audio over IP, you have options like Whatsapp, Facebook's Messenger, Hangouts, Skype, Viber, etc.
    07-13-2017 04:21 PM

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