What is Telecare and how can it help?
Telecare equipment raises an alarm if you fall or are in difficulties it links via your telephone line to a monitoring centre. Trained staff in the monitoring centre will be able to talk to you through the alarm unit in your home.
They can call a family member or friend to come and help you.
If your problem is serious the monitoring centre staff will call the emergency services for an ambulance to come to your home.
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These can be worn on the wrist or around your neck. Some can raise an alarm automatically should you fall and other will need you to press a button in an emergency. There are some alarms designed for use outside the home which will show where you are located also so you can be found easily.
Bogus Caller Alarm
You can press this if someone is at your door who you are worried about. It will raise an alarm and let us talk to you or them.
A secure box with a code to open which you can keep your door key in so only family, carers or emergency services can use it.
Means you can talk to someone at your door without having to open it.
Will monitor if an outside door has been opened so we can tell if you might have left the house.
Holds up to 28 days of your daily medication so you can know when it is time to take your tablets.
This allows us to talk to you if you have a fall or another problem. It also links to other devices in your home to raise an alarm with us if there is a problem.
Will raise an alarm if smoke is detected in your house.
Will raise an alarm if there is Gas, or CO detected in your home.
Will raise an alarm if there your house gets too hot, or too cold.
Will raise an alert if you get out of bed and don't return after a set period of time. It can be linked to a light to switch it on when you get out of bed.
Will automatically switch on when you get out of bed to help prevent falls.
Detects that you are, or are not moving around your home normally, and will raise an alarm if there seems to be a problem.
Will raise an alarm if your bath or sink overflow.
Health apps can provide round-the-clock support and guidance for people and their carers.
Our Digital Health Library provided by ORCHA has hundreds of tried and tested health apps to choose from.
Apps are available with a wide range of topics including:
- mental health support
- support to quit smoking
- carer support
- supporting people living with dementia and many more
All the apps in our library have been assessed for their clinical and digital safety.
To find out more and access the apps please visit nrs.orcha.co.uk
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