NSW and Victorian aged care facilities rolling out Contact Harald tracing system

NSW aged care provider Pathways Residences has become the first to roll out the proximity detecting technology Contact Harald for both visitor check-in and COVID-19 contact tracing, with central Victorian provider Havilah also set to implement the Australian developed technology in the next week.

Contact Harald is a wearable, stand-alone card-to-card based contact tracing system that uses low energy Bluetooth technology. It has been designed as a workplace-based solution to assist contact tracers reduce the time between potential exposure, being tested and self-isolating.

It has been developed by financial technology firm Safedome but has been put through the RMIT Cisco Health Transformation Lab in Melbourne to adapt it for healthcare purposes.

Posted in Aged Care

Tags: Contact Harald, contact tracing

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