The calendar provides an overview of individual residents’ days or activities and appointments across residents and departments, enabling planning and coordination. The calendar usually contains events such as a medical appointments, social activities, family visits etc.
The entries in the calendar can be planned in advance based on residents' routines. However, they can also be added on as and when the occur by any staff on the devices, allowing everyone a real-time view of what is taking place.
It proves quite helpful for the staff to collectively plan their day around the residents needs and preferences. It also allows staff to develop a better understanding of their residents choices and how best to engage with them.