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    Smoke detector Medication Dispenser Automatic light switches AIM Solution Bed monitor Falls detector Flood detector Smoke detector Heat sensor Ambient temperature monitor Carbon monoxide detectors Flood detector Bogus caller Personal trigger Property exit sensor

Smoke Detectors

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The smoke detector will alert The Monitoring Centre should smoke be detected in the service user's home. Be Independent will attempt to make contact with the service user to ensure the alert was not triggered due to an incident such as burning toast prior to contacting the fire and rescue service. Particularly useful where mobility or memory support issues might impair the service users ability to take appropriate action.

Medication Dispenser

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Be Independent provides additional support in helping to remind service users to take their medication by providing a medication dispenser and tipper, the dispenser is programmed to alert the service user when it is time to take medication. If medication is not taken then an alarm call is sent to a pre determined friend or family member. Be Independent has agreements with Whitworth’s and Parkers Pharmacies to pre set times and doses of medication. Both Pharmacies will deliver and collect to and from service users property. Be Independent can set a lifeline to remind service users when it is time to take medication but this is not very common as you cannot record or alert if the medication prompt was acted on.

Automatic light switches

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The light is connected to the bed monitor and placed next to the bed. When the service user gets out of bed, the light will illuminate and automatically switch its self off when the service user returns to bed.

AIM Solution

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The AIM (Active Intelligent Monitoring) Solution. This uses a bed monitor, a chair sensor and movement sensors to indicate that the service user is moving around the property safely. If there is no movement detected, or if there is no indication that the service user is in either the bed or chair, a call is placed to the monitoring centre to check that the service user is alright.

Bed monitor

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The bed monitor is placed under or above the mattress and timed parameters are set between normal going to bed at night and getting up in the morning. If the service user gets out of bed during this period and does not return within a set time then an alert is received at the Central Call Monitoring Centre. The service user will be contacted to check on their wellbeing. A device attached to the sensor will also switch on a bedside lamp if required to reduce the risk of falls.

Flood detector

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Provides early warning of potential floods this is very useful when forgetfulness is becoming an issue. It is often placed under the sink in the bathroom and alerts Be Independent if it detects flood water.

Heat sensor

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This sensor is normally fitted in the kitchen and will alert the Call Centre if there is a rapid rise in temperature.

Ambient Temperature Monitor - Preset

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The sensor will alert the Call Centre if high or low temperatures are detected, typically installed in the Lounge/Living area.

Carbon Monoxide Detector

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Early indication of Carbon Monoxide, domestic devices are actively encouraged for all packages with the exception of the Memory Support Package, with the device installed in properties that have old heating systems and appliances which may be at risk of emitting Carbon Monoxide, where a persons cognitive impairment may prevent them from reacting in the appropriate manner should they hear the audio alert from a domestic CO Detector.

Bogus Caller Button

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Offering further peace of mind, the button is fixed by the main access door to the property where fear of crime is an issue. If concerned about a caller at the door the service user can simply press the button and the Be Independent Monitoring Centre can hear the conversation and take appropriate action.

Property Exit Sensor

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The property exit sensor will alert Be Independent if the service user exits their property at an inappropriate time of the day.

TeleCareLine

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This is the core element of any solution, working in conjunction with a wrist strap or pendant. Used to communicate with the Central Call Monitoring Centre to promote the service users well-being. It plugs in to any telephone landline and is connected to the monitoring centre. For service users who feel vulnerable for example as a result of an accident or due to the fact that they may live alone.

Falls detector

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Automatically raises an alarm call when a fall is detected, even if the individual is unable to press the button.

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Smoke Detector

The smoke detector will alert The Monitoring Centre should smoke be detected in the service user's home. Be Independent will attempt to make contact with the service user to ensure the alert was not triggered due to an incident such as burning toast prior to contacting the fire and rescue service. Particularly useful where mobility or memory support issues might impair the service users ability to take appropriate action.

Medication Dispenser

Be Independent provides additional support in helping to remind service users to take their medication by providing a medication dispenser and tipper, the dispenser is programmed to alert the service user when it is time to take medication. If medication is not taken then an alarm call is sent to a pre determined friend or family member. Be Independent has agreements with Whitworth’s and Parkers Pharmacies to pre set times and doses of medication. Both Pharmacies will deliver and collect to and from service users property. Be Independent can set a lifeline to remind service users when it is time to take medication but this is not very common as you cannot record or alert if the medication prompt was acted on.

Flood detector

Provides early warning of potential floods this is very useful when forgetfulness is becoming an issue. It is often placed under the sink in the bathroom and alerts Be Independent if it detects flood water.

Automatic light switches

The light is connected to the bed monitor and placed next to the bed. When the service user gets out of bed, the light will illuminate and automatically switch its self off when the service user returns to bed.

Bed monitor

The bed monitor is placed under or above the mattress and timed parameters are set between normal going to bed at night and getting up in the morning. If the service user gets out of bed during this period and does not return within a set time then an alert is received at the Central Call Monitoring Centre. The service user will be contacted to check on their wellbeing. A device attached to the sensor will also switch on a bedside lamp if required to reduce the risk of falls.

Falls detector

Automatically raises an alarm call when a fall is detected, even if the individual is unable to press the button.

Heat sensor

This sensor is normally fitted in the kitchen and will alert the Call Centre if there is a rapid rise in temperature.

Ambient Temperature Monitor - Preset

The sensor will alert the Call Centre if high or low temperatures are detected, typically installed in the Lounge/Living area.

Carbon Monoxide Detector

Early indication of Carbon Monoxide, domestic devices are actively encouraged for all packages with the exception of the Memory Support Package, with the device installed in properties that have old heating systems and appliances which may be at risk of emitting Carbon Monoxide, where a persons cognitive impairment may prevent them from reacting in the appropriate manner should they hear the audio alert from a domestic CO Detector.

AIM Solution

The AIM (Active Intelligent Monitoring) Solution. This uses a bed monitor, a chair sensor and movement sensors to indicate that the service user is moving around the property safely. If there is no movement detected, or if there is no indication that the service user is in either the bed or chair, a call is placed to the monitoring centre to check that the service user is alright.

Bogus Caller Button

Offering further peace of mind, the button is fixed by the main access door to the property where fear of crime is an issue. If concerned about a caller at the door the service user can simply press the button and the Be Independent Monitoring Centre can hear the conversation and take appropriate action.

Property Exit Sensor

The property exit sensor will alert Be Independent if the service user exits their property at an inappropriate time of the day.

TeleCareLine

This is the core element of any solution, working in conjunction with a wrist strap or pendant. Used to communicate with the Central Call Monitoring Centre to promote the service users well-being. It plugs in to any telephone landline and is connected to the monitoring centre. For service users who feel vulnerable for example as a result of an accident or due to the fact that they may live alone.

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