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What is assistive technology?

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Assisitve technology, or telecare, includes sensors and detectors such as smoke alarms, fall detectors, flood detectors, door sensors, bed mats, complex needs smart sensors that all trigger automatically if they sense a risk or issue.The sensors and detectors are to a 24/7 Hertfordshire-based Control Room that will answer an alert for help and will arrange appropriate medical support very quickly.

What is a key safe?

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A key safe is a secure metal box bolted to the outside of your home which houses a spare key. Herts Careline can supply and install this secure metal box to the outside of your home for free, which will contain an additional front door key to your property.

How do I use a community pendant alarm?

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How to use your community pendant alarmWhen you have a community alarm installed, you'll get a lightweight, waterproof pendant alarm to wear around your neck or on a wrist strap. You simply push the emergency alarm pendant button to raise an alert. This lets you speak to a friendly operator who will get you the help you need, day and night.

How do I claim Attendance Allowance?

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Do you claim Attendance Allowance?This is a benefit for people over 65 years who need help at home due to illness or disability.You may be able to claim from £57.30 per week (depending on your circumstances) which can help towards the cost of your Herts Careline Service.More about Attendance Allowance

Who can benefit from a community alarm?

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Who can benefit from a community alarm?

Why do we need digital telecare?

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We're pleased to be invited to this event today:The Telecare Digital Future EventAt 60 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6NPFor Local Authority Telecare Professionals and CommissionersAs we know, analogue telephones are changing and will be replaced by digital telephone networks by 2025. Herts Careline's community alarm and telecare equipment is already compatible with the new digital takeover. We've been planning for this for quite sometime. We're also looking forward to networking with other local authorities there to share ideas how we both deliver telecare and assistive technology to their local community.
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