Personal Emergency In Home Supportive Services in Spartanburg, SC
In home supportive services technology provide added support for independent seniors
Apart from providing a wide array of customized in-home caregiving services, Comfort Keepers also offer various technological solutions that can help older adults maintain their independent lifestyle. Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) is a cutting-edge medical alert system developed with the aim to make a senior’s home a safer place.
PERS can be an ideal solution for families who don’t live near their senior loved ones. With a Personal Emergency Response System, your family can have peace of mind knowing that your senior loved one is always able to call for help in case of an emergency, contacting in home supportive services that are available 24/7.
PERS comprises from a console unit that is to be placed anywhere in your loved one’s home and medical alert safety products that are available in several different versions: they can be attached to a belt or worn as a wristband, necklace, bracelet, or pendant. Both the console and these accessorized transmitters are connected to a landline or cellular network. If your senior loved one gets hurt, doesn’t feel well or experiences any other problem that needs to be addressed urgently, all they have to do is press the SOS button on the bracelet/pendant or on the console itself.
Once the button is pressed, the console dials an emergency number automatically and connects your senior parent or relative to a call operator from SafetyChoice Centralized Monitoring Station. A staff member from in home supportive services will assess your loved one’s situation and call appropriate emergency services or notify the family caregiver, depending on the nature of the problem. What’s more, a devoted professional will stay on the line with your loved one while the ambulance, emergency service or family members are on their way.
In addition to PERS, professionals from in home supportive services can also install other safety products, such as motion and smoke detectors. This can further enhance safety in the home, especially for those who live with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia.
If you think your senior mom or dad could benefit from SafetyChoice Personal Emergency Response Systems, please call our local Spartanburg, SC, office today. A client care coordinator from in home supportive services can perform a presentation of our senior safety products and offer adequate medical alert products best suited for your loved one’s needs.