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News from Herts Careline
Risks in the home
Herts Careline's assistive technology equipment can help to manage a wide range of risks to a person in the home.If you or someone you know is experiencing issues which affect their health and wellbeing, there are many ways we can help support their independence at home via discreet equipment.
Herts Careline - here for people when they need us most
Herts Careline is making a huge different to residents across the county who rely on their community alarm and telecare service to support them living independently at home.The service provides 24/7 call monitoring for medical emergencies by providing residents with equipment they can activate if they feel unwell or have a fall.The service has continued to support thousands of residents across the county, helping them to remain independent in their own home during the pandemic. The Control Room takes thousands of calls from elderly and vulnerable people every week, providing emergency medical assistance for those in need. It is really making a difference.While many people have been isolated or shielding at home, having the Careline service has been a great relief to customers and their families that someone is there for them 24/7 if they're unwell.
This is how we install your service in a national lockdown
Now the country is in a national lockdown, the following applies and we're here to support new customers 24/7 as usual: Adhering to Government guidance we are more than able to install a community alarm or telecare for you following these easy steps:
Free hygiene hook keyring offer - extended until 22 Jan 2021
As we navigate our 'new normal' again as Hertfordshire moves into Tier 4, we can help reduce physical contact with door handles, pin code machines and other types of surfaces, by giving all new customers who join us by 22 January 2021 a free hygiene hook keyring.This useful item is made from 100% recycled plastic and features a flat stylus tip - ideal for prodding your pin code in at machines to reduce the need to touch them – a keyring loop and handy door opener hook to save you touching door handles in public places. Or you can pass it on to a family member or friend for them to make use of it.The hygiene hook keyring will be given to you on the day of your installation. T&C apply.To join Herts Careline, you can apply online at www.care-line.co.uk/hook or call 0300 999 2 999 (option 1) for a postal application pack.
Christmas Opening Hours
Christmas Opening Hours…. 24/7 as usual! Christmas is just around the corner, and even with all the restrictions in place, rest assured that the Herts Careline Control Room will be answering emergency calls from your equipment 24/7 over the Christmas and New Year period as usual.There are provisions in place for equipment issues.The customer service office is closed 24th – 4th January. Orders and Referrals received during the closure period will be processed from the 4th. May we send you all our very best wishes for a safe festive season.
As Hertfordshire moves into Tier 4, how do we install equipment in a pandemic?
As Hertfordshire moves into Tier 3, the following still applies and we're here to support our current and new customers 24/7 as usual:Adhering to Government guidance we are more than able to install a community alarm or telecare for you following these easy steps: