Care receivers can be paired with carer based on spiritual understanding, cultural food, languages, hair and grooming, vacations and so on thanks to AI technology 

Maaha Suleiman, social entrepreneur and founder of Care Matched, spent the pandemic developing a critical new aid and device for the care area from her home in Tower Hamlets.

She is a young, black Muslim lady on a venture to innovate the social care area as at some point of her Global Health & Social Medicine degree she noticed a massive hole in the market.

She has advanced a world-first app which fits care employees with care receivers and the usage of AI technology to supply culturally-suitable care in order that care receivers can age greater with no trouble and stay a better high-satisfactory of life.

Care employees are paired with care receivers based on life experiences, skills, non secular understanding, cultural food, languages, hair and grooming, unique vacations together with Eid, Diwali, Christmas, Hanukkah and lots greater.

According to the 2011 Census, 13% of the United Kingdom population recognized as belonging to an ethnic minority organization and this parent grew to 14.4% from the 2020 Census (CommonsLibrary)* Also, one-5th of the United Kingdom population became elderly sixty five and over and this expanded by 23% in the latest decade. Despite this, till now, there had been no corporations who concentrate on culturally matched care (CommonsLibrary).**

Care Matched has simply finalised the software program development for the application, has finalised beta trying out with main London council, and the release date is deliberate for twenty fifth January 2022.

Care enterprises and councils use a bespoke PaaS (platform as a service) tech platform.  Below is a brief precis of the process: 

  1. Care organization signs as much as Care Matched
  2. Care employees will set up their profile (fill in experiences, skills, religious understanding, languages, hair and grooming and greater)
  3. Care receiver will installation their profile (fill in the questionnaire concerning cultural and unique requests)
  4. Care receiver connects with their favored care worker
  5. Both care employees and care receivers can price their enjoy and offer feedback

Ms Suleiman says:

“I am thrilled to have labored with multiple care sector and charitable firms, such as a London council, Care Quality Commission, Care Innovation Hub and Unltd to call only a few. The enterprises had been key in growing our Care Matched generation, on the way to have a large effect on the care area

A senior member of the Care Quality Commission commented:

“Care matched could be very applicable in addressing Regulation nine and Regulation 10 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008, by supplying this culturally-suitable matching generation to care enterprises, Care Matched is making sure that vulnerable individuals are receiving the personalized care they are entitled to and live out the rest of their years with dignity”

An executive level social care commissioner says:

“Person targeted and user-friendly tech answers are increasingly critical withinside the care area, as are merchandise that make it simpler for human beings drawing on social care to locate offerings that in shape the cultural, language and different traits that be counted to them. I had been lucky to monitor the development of the Care Matched answer considering its early days and may say with self assurance that it ticks all of these boxes.

Kariba Amachree, Founder & Registered Manager, Pragmatic Health Care offerings: “I love how easy and smooth the design of the technology is, we will be using it each day in our agency”

The app launches on January 25th, 2022.