How Do I ?

Telecare & Telehealth

How does it work?

  • Living Independently At Home
  • Calls received at 24 hour monitoring centre within seconds
  • Your Contacts – Friends, Neighbours, Relatives, Carers, Emergency Services

How Can I Get It?
You can get TeleCare in 2 ways
Through the Statutory Grant
 Or
 Private Purchase

The Grant – Seniors Alert Scheme

You need to get this through a registered community group in your area. The grant will cover the following items:
Monitored Personal Alarm (Basic TeleCare)               €250
Additional Pendant/Reinstallation                             €50

Private Purchase

TeleCare is very cost effectively priced. Most Companies do a rental option as well as outright purchase. There are a range of additional sensors that you can purchase that will allow you to manage risks in the home including:

  • Monitored Fall Detector
  • Bogus Caller Button
  • Epilepsy Sensor
  • Medication Reminder
  • Heat Extremes Sensor
  • Flood Detector
  • Wandering Alert

List of Service Providers

Company Name Telephone Number Email Website
Emergency Response Ltd 1850 247 999 sales@emergencyresponse.ie www.tunstallemergencyresponse.ie
TASK Community Care 01-8435889 info@taskltd.ie www.taskltd.ie
eircom PhoneWatch 1850 753 753 sales@phonewatch.ie www.phonewatch.ie
Fold TeleCare 047-52375 maura.oreilly@foldgroup.co.uk www.foldgroup.co.uk
Alertline 1890 22 44 22 info@alertline.ie Alertline.ie

 

PERSONAL ALARM AND TELECARE PROVIDERS 

If you need an alarm that calls through to a monitoring station, please click into the following link to find a list of companies that provide this service:

http://www.assistireland.ie/eng/Information/Information_Sheets/Personal_Alarm_and_Telecare_Providers.html

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