Who We Are
Keeping communities safe since 1989
MePACS are one of the leading providers in Australia for personal alarms. For over 30 years, 40,000 customers have trusted us to keep them safe. We are members of the industry body PERSL and are backed by an Australian Healthcare provider, with all our profits going back into public health and research. We pride ourselves on excellent customer care and looking after the welfare of our clients.
We support seniors, people with chronic conditions and disabilities to keep them living in their own homes independently and offering their families peace of mind; while also keeping our lone workers safer out in the community.
“People say I should be in care at my age and I say I am – I’m in the care of MePACS.”
Father Bob Maguire joined the MePACS service in 2012, when he was diagnosed with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP), a neurological disorder which targets the body’s nervous system.
“Compassion, care, concern, common sense and communication. That’s what makes a community and that’s what MePACS is to me and many other senior Australians like myself. I’m very grateful for their vigilance and commitment to my safety every year.”
I Believe MePACS Saved My Life
Judith lives on a 5 and a half acre block in the Yarra Valley. She was hanging out the washing one morning when she fell; breaking her arm and dislocating her shoulder.
If it hadn’t have been for her MePACS Mobile Alarm, Judith believes she may not be here today.
“I believe MePACS saved my life – If I didn’t have my MePACS Mobile alarm on me when I fell, it may have been days until someone realised something was wrong,” said Judith.
MePACS Saved My Life
Ron was at home having a midday rest when all of a sudden he was so badly overcome by pain that he couldn’t move. “I could not even reach the phone at the side of my bed to call 000,” recalled Ron.
“I had suffered a major arterial blood clot, which cut off blood to my heart and brain and totally incapacitated me.” Ron lives alone, so nobody knew his life was in grave danger.
“Luckily I had my MePACS personal alarm on me and was able to press the button for help.”
“Don’t hesitate to press that MePACS button – At the end of the day you want to go home to your family!”
Sarah works alone as a Pathology collector at Clinical Labs.
Sarah recalls when she needed the assistance of the MePACS response service, when a patient became quite agitated and it quickly became an emergency situation.
“Having pressed my MePACS alarm gave me reassurance that I could come back into work the next day. The MePACS alarm has to be the first thing you put on when you walk into work each day”. Said Sarah.
“MePACS Alarm is my Life Saver.”
Doreen from Melbourne says her MePACS personal alarm is her lifesaver. It has given both Doreen and her daughter peace of mind that if she fell, had an accident or became unwell, help would be only the press of a button away.
Doreen loves to sing, goes to choir each week and meets up with her friends. She also likes to keep active and independent.
Although Doreen’s daughter lives with her, she works long hours each day and worries about her mum when she’s away. Without the peace of mind that MePACS gives her, she wouldn’t have the confidence to leave mum on her own.
Nikki, an OT from Peninsula Health, recommends MePACS
Nikki is an Occupational Therapist working for Peninsula Health. She helps seniors and people with disabilities to return home from rehabilitation and hospital to ensure they can live independently in their own homes.
Nikki recommends MePACS as it provides peace of mind to patients and their families. “The MePACS personal alarm service provides a sense of safety and security to patients returning home.”