Help With Day to Day Living
1. Co-ordinating support networks
  • Let me control and share information between my various support  teams

  • Let me share appointments and reminders automatically to different teams/individuals based on set profiles.

Possible Smart Home Solution

Google Home + Google Assistant

  • -Allow me to add items to my shopping list with my voice and share the list in real time to my support workers.

  • -Set daily routines eg at 6.30 each morning start playing light classical music at 20% volume and turn on bedroom lights dimmed to 20%. At 6.45 tell me today’s weather and appointments I have.

Possible Smart Home Solution

Google Home + Google Assistant

2. Difficulty locking/unlocking doors.
  • Tell me a joke,

  • Read me a passage from the bible about forgiveness 

  • Find me a recipe for Spaghetti Bolognese

  • Text mum and remind her to bring the photo album.

Possible Smart Home Solution

Google Home + Google Assistant

3. Improving Quality of Live
4. Other Things You Can Do!
  • Ask your Assistant to remember things — Get a little help from your Assistant to remember things.

  • Say "Hey Google, Remember that [thing to remember]". For example, you can say "Hey Google, remember that my spare keys are in the kitchen cabinet."

  • Say "Hey Google, where/what is [thing to remember]". For example, you can say "Hey Google, where are my spare keys?"

Plan your day

  • My Day — Get a curated daily snippet about your day which includes weather, calendar, commute, reminders, and news
    Traffic — Ask for traffic and travel times when driving, walking, or biking
    Local guide — Search for local places and ask for additional information
    Weather — Ask for current weather or forecasts for the week for your home location or any other location
    Calendar  — Ask about an event or get your schedule for the day from Google Calendar
    Flight information —  Get status updates on your upcoming flight

  • Apps for the Google Assistant - Get things done and have some fun on Google Home with third-party created apps for the Google Assistant

 

Get things done

  • Shopping list — Create a shopping list and check what's already on it
    Cook  — Find & make your favourite recipes using step-by-step cooking instructions from your Google Assistant.
    Shortcuts — Create faster, easier ways to do your favorite things with your Google Assistant.
    Reminders — You can set, ask about, and delete reminders on Google
    Send information from Google Home to your phone — Your Google Assistant can send information from Google Home to your phone.
    Find your phone with your Google Assistant — Never lose your phone again! You can ask your Google Assistant to ring or call your phone. 
    Ask your Assistant to remember things — Get a little help from your Assistant to remember things.
    Broadcast voice messages to Google Home devices — Send a message to everyone in your home by broadcasting messages on all of your Google Home devices.

 

Manage tasks

  • Timer — Set and manage a timer for cooking, game time, laundry, and even sleep.
    Alarm — Never run late or miss a flight or meeting. You can set and manage alarms with just your voice

Get answers

  • Facts & info — Ask Google what you want to know.
    Finance — Ask about current individual stock prices or current points of an index, like the ASX200
    Sport —  Ask for scores, live updates, or next game date, location, and time.
    Calculator —  Perform complicated calculations.
    Translation —  Get translations for words or phrases in supported languages.
    Unit conversions — Get unit conversions.
    Nutrition —  Get nutrition information for ingredients or food.
    Dictionary —  Get definitions and spellings for words.

We are aware that the above are unlikely to be deemed “reasonable and necessary” as standalone items under the NDIS. 

However they are a “bonus” that comes with setting up basic Smart Home Solutions.