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Careline / Telecare

Careline / Telecare - one step towards peace of mind and independent living.

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WHAT - is Telecare?

  • Telecare is a personal alarm system monitoring real-time emergencies of life style changes eliminating the risks associated with independent living.

WHEN - is it needed?

  • Following a hospital discharge caused by an accident in the home, or to prevent an admission.
  • To give support to vulnerable people.
  • To support loved-ones and improve their quality of life.

WHERE - is it located?

  • In the home to protect and re-assure individuals and their families.

WHY - does it help?

  • Telecare provides comfort to people letting them know that help is available at the press of a button 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Giving confidence and re-assurance that they can remain safe within their own homes.
  • Telecare can provide medical information for health professionals so that deterioration of health can easily be detected, and the correct care can be provided.

HOW - does it work?

  • By a simple connection to a telephone landline and an electrical socket. Should a sensor be activated, a message will be sent to our Careline office and help will be initiated whether it be contacting a family member, neighbour, doctor or the emergency services.

Contact details

South Derbyshire District Council
Telecare Solutions Officer
Careline
1st Floor, Oaklands Village
Hall Farm Road
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 8ND

Tel: 01283 225810
Online: contact form
email: tina.ireland@south-derbys.gov.uk

Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SDTelecare

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