How to Track Senior Living Fixed Assets

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Senior Living centers house more than one million seniors in the U.S. According to the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), there are more than 28,000 senior and assisted living centers in the U.S.

Senior and assisted living centers helps the elderly achieve the best quality of life at the sunset years. Senior Living can range from skilled nursing facilities to garden homes designed particularly for independent seniors.

Maintaining a Senior Living center is challenging with the tasks ranging from managing day-to-day tasks of seniors to serving meals or helping with the shopping. The core focus of the owners of Senior Living is to offer the best possible care and provide maximum comfort to the residents.

Asset tracking and inventory tracking in a senior living facility can become challenging and complex if it involves a lot of manual entries and equipment. All the data entry, inventory tracking, and asset management also need a lot more staff than most centers can afford.

Thanks to the popularity of smartphones, now asset tracking in senior facilities can be very easy with just an app. Smartphones are now used by 80% of the world’s population. Quick Response or QR codes are two-dimensional tools for smart asset tracking. These codes are used in many industries including e-commerce, healthcare, and manufacturing to speed up the process of asset tracking.

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Senior Living centers can have a lot of assets to manage. Ranging from wheelchairs, beds, libraries to medical equipment, there is a long list of assets to track and maintain. Just by downloading an app on their smartphones, employees in a senior living facility can quickly track the assets in no time.

In senior living facilities, there can be increased risks of thefts or misplaced assets. It is quite likely that seniors sometimes borrow books from a library and forget where they placed it! With GoCodes cloud-based software and QR code scanning, asset tracking becomes easy and smooth without bothering the seniors in the facility! As each asset can be given a unique QR code, just scanning them will help maintain a database of assets. Viewing the latest information on the asset and maintenance schedules is also easy with the app.

Why choose GoCodes Asset tracking solutions

With GoCodes, the only special equipment Senior Living employees need to use is a smartphone. There is no need for expensive handheld barcode scanners or elaborate downloads and installations. Our integrated and free QR code scanner app lets you scan codes to retrieve information on any equipment from anywhere. Employees can update details just by scanning the QR codes using the app on Android or iPhone. Year-end inventory tracking and audits also become hassle-free with no elaborate books to maintain or retrieve.

Tracking inventory and finding missing pieces of assets become easier with the app and QR scanning. Asset tracking with the app and QR codes saves precious time for Senior Living caregivers and cuts down on costs.

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