Patient benefits of entertainment systems • Allows a calmer environment inside a ward as patients feel connected with the outside world. • Give the patient the choice of many TV, Radio channels as well as a phone. • It gives independence to the patient as they choose what they want to do. • It will reduce noise levels as there are no TVs blaring out, as patients will use headphones.
Clinical use of the entertainment systems • Doctors can monitor sleeping patterns • Doctors can monitor patients conditions by asking them questionnaires on the systems • Access to patient information and the patient can understand his condition by using on screen learning • Ensure data is correct and can help with discharge planning as patients can easily communicate with the nurses and doctors