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Independent for longer - Showcasing Real Examples of Technology Enabled Care Services in Action
Showcasing Real Examples of
Technology Enabled Care
Services in Action
Welcome to my home
Welcome
to my home
Karen (Age 43)

About me:

I'm a happily married mother of two young boys but I suffer from FND (Functional Neurological Disorder). It's not a well understood condition but it falls under the umbrella of ME, chronic fatigue syndrome, movement disorder and collapses.

The aim of the telecare in my home is to assist me with the area of collapses and for that reason I have a smoke detector and fall detector attached to my home alarm unit.

Both of my sons are trained to use the button on my fall detector in the event of me collapsing so they can request assistance from a local neighbour or carer.

My Health Condition:

  • Functional Neurological Disorder
  • Risk of collapse

My TEC:

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Reach Alarm Unit

1) Reach Alarm Unit

The alarm unit plugs into the telephone line and automatically dials the response service if I need help. It has a built in microphone and speaker and receives radio signals from my other sensors.

Smoke Detector

2) Smoke Detector

The smoke detector is linked to my alarm unit by a radio signal and will play a message to remind me to leave the house in the event of a fire.

Wrist Worn Fall Detector

3) Wrist Worn Fall Detector

My wrist worn fall detector can automatically detect if I fall and immediately tells the alarm unit to call for help. It also has a built in call button that I can press at any time should I need help.