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How it all started

Kintell was founded in 2017 by Aaron Johnston, Zoe Morgan and Paul Hewitt, after Zoe and Paul’s successful exit from a live-in care company (The Good Care Group). They had noticed that by the time people reach the need for full-time care, they’ve missed a vital point of intervention which could have prolonged their independence. They teamed up with Aaron, who previously created Tech Toys, to build a device which could be that intervention.

Why is what we’re doing so important?

The number of people aged 65+ is projected to rise by over 40 per cent in the next 17 years to over 16 million and it’s expected that more than a million people over the age of 65 will need round-the-clock care during the next 20 years. This is going to add even more strain on struggling healthcare services and busy families, as well as potentially taking away the option that older people really want – to remain independent in their own home.

That’s where we come in

We wanted to create a device which could empower and enable older people to live independently, in their own homes for longer. Reducing the need for support and improving their confidence and happiness.

We aim to do this by taking a proactive approach to ageing, contrary to the other devices available at the moment which only become useful when something goes wrong. Giving older people encouragement to improve their fitness, habits and mental health; which we believe is the key to living safely at home for longer.

How Kintell works

Our devices support independent living in a number of ways, from helpful features like a pathfinding nightlight and emergency alarm to healthy habit programmes which improve your wellbeing. The Kintell devices are placed around the home in the rooms you use most. They provide gentle nudges and reminders to help you reach your goals and make sure you never miss your medication again.

Preorder yours today

Our awesome little devices are now available for preorder. We’re offering a huge 40% discount off the retail price and you won’t pay anything until they ship in the summer. You can find out more here.