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Overview

GenieConnect® enables the delivery of more flexible and better quality care to combat loneliness within older adults whilst reducing demand on our health and social care providers.

DATE LAUNCHED: August 2017

HQ LOCATION: Service Robotics Ltd Future Space, UWE, North Gate, Filton Road, Bristol BS34 8RB

TEAM SIZE: 15

PRESS CONTACT: Imogen Keane

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About Us

The challenges within the social care system can lead to older adults being isolated, and social care workers overwhelmed. A fresh approach to social care is essential to addressing these challenges.

Through GenieConnect®, health and social care providers are discovering a new way to deliver light touch, remote, home care solutions that can bridge the gap between resource and demand, improving operational and financial performance whilst delivering high-quality care.

We call it remote care.

 

Our Story

GenieConnect® is the brainchild of Rob Parkes and Tim Morgan – successful business owners, entrepreneurs and engineers with 50 years of experience between them.

Both Rob and Tim have elderly parents who’ve found themselves living alone after losing their respective partners. Having seen first-hand how quickly a full and happy life can become lonely, Rob and Tim decided to use their innovation, skills and experience to create a solution – and GenieConnect® was born.

 

Features & Benefits

The GenieConnect® ecosystem

  • Enables discrete care using Genie the robot for the older adult, the companion app for the family and care worker and the central care portal for the care manager.

  • Removes the travel demand on care workers, and delivers peace of mind, flexible working and career fulfilment.

  • Enables operational teams to allocate remote visits to carers, connect with community services and automate health reminders to each user using their dedicated portal and app.

  • Unique anonymised data sets from GenieConnect® users will allow us to break through adoption barriers and will drive the revolution in Technology Enabled Care (TEC).

  • Our customer care team will support care providers to maximise the benefits of the GenieConnect ecosystem, assisting in everything from setup to second-line support.

Press Mentions

Daily Express Article | Fri 18th December 2020

Daily Express Article | Fri 18th December 2020

ROBOTS that talk could hold the key to preventing loneliness in older adults, scientists believe. Two of the devices - called Genie - are already providing company and support for residents at a care home when relatives cannot visit. The trial is part of a...

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ITV News Videos

ITV news reported our latest update on GenieConnect®. It is our mission to enable the delivery of more flexible and better quality care to combat loneliness within older adults whilst reducing demand on our health and social care providers. Watch here:Somerset and...

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Meet The Founders

Rob Parkes CEO

An engineer and sales and marketing professional by trade, Rob has leadership experience in FTSE 250 British businesses, and spent over 20 years developing and launching products and services in the telecoms sector. Rob set up Service Robotics in 2017, to develop technology-based services that harness the benefits of the robotics revolution to ease the burden of care and help improve the lives of the British public.

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Tim Morgan COO

A serial entrepreneur with 28 years of leadership experience in the world’s biggest telcos and infrastructure providers, Tim joined Service Robotics when he saw the difference it could make to the lives of ordinary people. Previously employee number one at Orange, Tim was responsible for – among other things – helping to launch text messages.

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“It is nice to be able to speak to and see someone. The video allows me to see the user and check that they are in good health”

Care Manager