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03 Aug 21

A Guide to Elderly Alert Systems for Seniors in South East and South West Sydney 

Alayna Hansen | Product Tips

Across New South Wales, home care packages enable many senior Australians to live comfortably and confidently in their own homes for as long as possible. 

While it’s well known that government funding through a home care package subsidises help with cleaning and cooking, home maintenance and medical care, elderly alert systems are just as essential for allowing seniors to continue living independently for the foreseeable future. 

Never heard of an elderly alert system? Or just need more information on what safety devices are most appropriate for you at home in south east or south west Sydney? 

MePACS is a leading provider of elderly alert systems in Sydney, across New South Wales and around Australia – so we’ve put together some helpful information on what to know and what to look out for in a personal alarm below. 

What is an elderly alert system?

An elderly alert system, also known as a medical alarmemergency call button or personal response system, is a personal alarm in NSW that can be used to signal for help in the event of a medical emergency or fall. 

How does an elderly alert system work?

With a fully monitored, 24/7 fast response personal alarm service like MePACS, help is only one press of a button away. Within 2 minutes, a trained professional from our response team answers, assesses the situation and calls the most necessary help on your behalf, whether that is a family member or an ambulance. 

This is just one benefit of a personalised and efficient monitored alarm service designed with seniors in mind – they guarantee that a real person is looking out for your safety and well-being 24/7.  

Is an elderly alert system available for home care clients in south east and south west Sydney, NSW?

Yes! A MePACS elderly alert system is available for Home Care Providers to order in south east and south west Sydney, New South Wales.  

Suburbs in south east Sydney include Double Bay, Maroubra, Kingsford, Randwick, Coogee, Botany and Kensington. If you’re from south west Sydney, you might live in Blacktown, Cumberland, Fairfield, Kingsgrove, Earlwood or Leightonfield.  

We have technicians who can provide a professional installation of our personal alarms in Sydney, however this is subject to change due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are also able to offer self-installations so it is best to speak with our sales team on 1800 685 329 to be aware of the current situation.  

MePACS is also a national personal alarm provider so our safety alarms are available in Victoria, Tasmania, Queensland, Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia and the ACT. 

Features of Elderly Alert Systems NSW

The best elderly alert systems should keep a senior home care client safe at home and out and about. 

What personal alarm features should your home care provider in Sydney look out for? 

  • Quick and simple one-button activation 
  • Two-way communication with client 
  • GPS location technology 
  • Waterproof/splashproof  
  • Falls detection with automatic activation to MePACS response team
  • No additional phone charges 
  • Monthly pendant testing of functionality to keep you safe 

 Why do Home Care Providers choose MePACS? 

MePACS Personal Alarms in south east and south west Sydney

mepacs home and mobile unitIf a personal medical alarm in NSW has these features listed above, it will suit the various senior lifestyles – whether you spend a lot of time at home or out in their community. 

MePACS Home and Mobile Alarm Bundle is ideal for home care clients who may be prone to falls, recovering from surgery or frequently feel unwell due to an ongoing medical condition. At the press of their MePACS pendant, help is available from our response team at anytime of the day or night. 

With automatic fall detection now on the MePACS Mobile Alarm and a dedicated response team of trained professionals guaranteed to answer within 2 minutes, our clients know they can rely on MePACS to call for the right help fast.  

Find Out About Home And Mobile Alarms or call 1800 685 329 today!

 

How to include an elderly alert system in a Home Care Package for a south east or south west Sydney senior?

A government funded personal alarm NSW can be purchased through home care funding under ‘Assistive Technology’, as well as through the Commonwealth Home Support Program. 

Ready to join MePACS? Have your Home Care Provider order through our dedicated HCP form at the link below or call our team on 1800 685 329. 

Apply for MePACS through Home Care Funding

 

What is the best fall detection device in Australia?

Elderly alert systems with falls detection can provide even more peace of mind for seniors when they are outside in the backyard, walking to the shops, participating in community activities or even on holiday. 

While the best fall detection device in Australia is subjective, it’s best to find a personal alarm that suits your client’s lifestyle and provides the protection they need while they do the things they love. 

Find out more about Falls Detection in Personal Alarms 

 

A MePACS Personal Alarm included in a Home Care Package can make all the difference for a senior client in south east or south west Sydney. For more information on MePACS Personal Alarms, call 1800 685 329 or Join Now.