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Equipment for Independence

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The Equipment for Independence scheme can help carers to access equipment and assistive technology to help maintain and enhance independence and peace of mind in their caring roles.  

Carers Support EFI scheme

Our team is available to help discuss your caring situation and help you choose and access the equipment that is right for you and the person you care for.

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Telephone with Photos

This telephone is especially helpful for people with dementia or limited dexterity or cognitive impairments.  You can simply store a telephone number against a familiar face in the photo compartment, then to dial simply press the photo button.  

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Pressure Mat and Pager

A Pressure Mat is used to monitor movement when stepped on in certain parts of the home, such as next to a bed, near a front/back door, at the top of stairs etc.  Multiple mats can be connected to the same portable pager.  The portable pager [...]

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Plug In Automatic Night Light

A night light for any room with a mains socket, provides comfort and reassurance and is a helpful tool for the prevention of falls.  LED technology emits a 5 watt warm light that lasts over 30,000 hours with low power consumption.  Light sensor switches on automatically when [...]

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Object Locator/Key Finder

People with memory issues can often mislay items around the home causing frustration.  This gadget offers a simplistic solution.  Simply attach the object locator (via key ring or vecro) to items such as keys, wallets, and purses.  To find the missing object, press the corresponding label on [...]

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Minitell Pill Dispenser

This is a compact sized dispenser which can fit into a pocket or small bag, making it convenient for taking out and about.  The alarm (audio, vibrate or both) facility reminds you to take your medication up to 5 times a day, or once a day for [...]

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Magiplug

This is a useful device which helps to prevent the risk of floods and scalds.  It has a pressure release mechanism which is automatically activated to help prevent flooding.  The plug also incorporates a heat sensitive pad that will change colour when the temperature reaches 36 [...]

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Handy Bar

This equipment is useful to people who need help getting in and out of their cars.  It inserts into the U-shaped catch on the car's door frame.  When in position, the Handy Bar creates a safe, solid support handle to help with standing.  The Handy Bar [...]

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GPS Tracker Watch

Assure Slim SOS GPS Location Mobile Watch-Phone—This is a 3 in 1 device that can be worn to help enhance freedom and provide peace of mind.  It is a standalone watch/phone as well as a GPS  tracking device.  It is splash proof , it has a [...]

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Easy Pour Kettle and Tipper

This product by Uccello, incorporates a 1.5L capacity kettle which has a large hinged lid and wide spout with a stable non slip base for easy pouring.  It helps people with reduced hand function, tremors or visual impairment to pour water more safely. [...]

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Door/Window Alarm

This unit comprises of a pager and a door/window transmitter with magnet.  When a door or window is opened a signal is transmitted to the portable pager. 

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Analogue Day/Night Wall Clock

This clock has a basic analogue design with an image disc that rotates with the hour hand.  The image changes depending on the time,  showing a blue sky with the sun during the daytime, a dark blue sky with stars and the moon at night.  Additionally, [...]

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Chair Sensor Pad

This high quality Chair Sensor Pad and Alarm Unit will let you know when your patient is getting up from their chair. The sensor pad, which is made of a soft vinyl (incontinence protected) with an interior layer of foam for added comfort. From the back [...]

West Sussex County Council 13 week free trial

In addition to our Equipment for Independence Scheme, we can also refer carers to a 13 week free trial of Telecare equipment funded by West Sussex County Council and NHS West Sussex.  Examples of the equipment available include, Lifeline Unit and Pendant, Key Safe, Falls Detectors, GPS Trackers and Lifestyle Monitoring System.

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Pillow Alert

Product Description: Placed under the pillow and uses vibration to alert the sleeping user of various calls and alerts. Can be connected to the Bellman alarm clock, the portable receiver and the flashing beacon. This piece of equipment is available on a 13 week free trial of Telecare equipment funded [...]

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GSM unit

  If you are in a location where there is no landline, or installing a landline is too expensive or not feasible, a base unit that works using a mobile phone network could help. Supplied on an all inclusive basis including mobile network, connections and calls. [...]

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Vitalbase Falls Detector

The VitalBase Falls Detector is a wrist worn fall detector designed to identify a serious fall that leads to a state of immobility and/or unconsciousness of the user.  If such a fall is detected, the detector vibrates to alert the user that it is about to send [...]

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Vibralite 8

The Vibralite 8 reminds the user with an audible alarm and/or vibrate only setting, when to take medication or what to do at pre-programmed times.     This piece of equipment is available on a 13 week free trial of Telecare equipment funded by West [...]

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Telecheck

  This service can assist customers health and wellbeing as they have a real person call to their telephone to remind them to take medication, eat a meal, have a drink etc.  Can also provide reassurance calls for customers where other technology is not practical [...]

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Smoke Detector

This piece of equipment provides increased reassurance by activating an audible alarm and a call to the monitoring centre (if appropriate) if smoke is detected.  It can be provided as a stand-alone piece of equipment or as periphery equipment to be connected to a Lifeline Unit.   [...]

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Radio Pull Cord

  This wireless device can be placed around the home (typically in a bathroom), in order to provide a user with a convenient means of summoning help in an emergency. The device would be connected to a Lifeline Unit.     This piece of [...]

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Property Exit Sensor

The property exit sensor helps to improve the safety of vulnerable people who may be prone to leaving the home and putting themselves at risk.  The alarm can be set to activate for certain periods of the day and will raise an alert to either the monitoring [...]

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Portable Pager

Portable Pager       Can be used within the home environment and can be configured to be connected to any compatible assistive technology, i.e. epilepsy sensor, enuresis sensor, door exit sensor, pendant etc. This piece of equipment is available on a 13 week [...]

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Pill Dispenser

At the pre-programmed times, the dispenser carousel inside rotates, the alarm signal is heard and the correct dosage appears at the opening in the lid.  The carousel has 28 compartments.  The dispenser helps guard against not taking medication or overdosing.  It can also be linked [...]

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Passive Infrared Sensor

  Passive Infrared Sensor (PIR) — PIRs are wireless movement detectors that can be used to detect both movement (intruder monitoring) and lack of movement (inactivity monitoring). The sensor would be connected to a Lifeline Unit.       This piece of equipment is [...]

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One Call Service

  Silicone wristband with unique identity number and Welbeing’s 24/7 emergency telephone number. This allows medical and emergency service personnel to access vital recorded details for an individuals needs. Or personal information such as next of kin details, allergies, dependents data etc.     [...]

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Natural Gas Detector

  This equipment is for people who can forget to light a gas fire, ignite a gas ring or just leave the gas on, a natural gas detector will provide an early warning of dangerous levels of gas.  The Detector can be connected to a Lifeline [...]

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MyAmie Pendant

  The MyAmie is a small, discreet pendant, worn around the neck, belt or wrist, which allows the user to raise an alarm call in an emergency via the Lifeline Unit even if the home unit is out of reach in another room or the user is [...]

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Minuet Watch

  The Minuet Watch can be worn as an alternative to the standard MyAmie pendant personal alarm trigger which is used with the Lifeline Unit.  It combines a Swiss high quality waterproof watch, with an alarm button.     This piece of equipment is available [...]

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Minifone

  It can be worn on the wrist or as a pendant. It is designed to offer security and reassurance to the vulnerable at home by providing an easy and convenient way for friends and relatives to keep in touch or call direct to Welbeing’s contact [...]

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Mem-X Voice Memory Aid

This piece of equipment plays back a pre-recorded message of up to 20 seconds when motion is detected nearby.  For example, it can remind someone who is ill to take medication or leave the chain on the door before opening.     This piece [...]

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Memo Minder

  This piece of equipment plays back a pre-recorded message of up to 20 seconds when motion is detected nearby.  For example, it can remind someone who is ill to take medication or leave the chain on the door before opening.     This [...]

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Lifeline VI Unit

These Lifeline home units form intelligent centres at the heart of the home to help all kinds of people of all ages to live independently.  These units can be used to raise an alarm call from anywhere in the home by simply pressing a radio trigger, [...]

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Key Safe

Key safes are fitted outside a property and can only be opened with a code.  If the services of a monitoring centre are being used, the code will only be passed on to the emergency services who can gain access to your property quickly, without forced entry.  [...]

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iVi Intelligent Pendant

  This equipment can be used as an alternative to the standard MyAmie Pendant.  It’s a small, lightweight device and like other pendants, the iVi allows the wearer to press a help button to generate an alarm call when they need help from anywhere in [...]

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Heat Detector

  The wireless heat detector provides additional protection against the risk of fire in rooms where smoke detectors are unsuitable, such as a kitchen. Has an audible alert.  The device would be connected to a Lifeline Unit.     This piece of equipment is available [...]

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GPS Tracker Vega

  This equipment is worn just like a watch and has a two-way speaker phone.  Using the latest GPS technology, it can help locate the user should the alarm be raised and is connected to a monitoring centre 24 hours a day.  The unit has an [...]

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GPS Tracker GT300

  This is a versatile device and ideal for younger people with learning difficulties, people with acquired brain injury or older people who are worried about falling or getting lost outside.  It has an SOS button which can trigger alerts and open a voice channel to [...]

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