There is a wide variety of lighting and equipment that can help to support people’s sensory needs and make experiences more enjoyable, for example bathing. Shower-proof music devices, bluetooth speakers, swings and tactile objects can help support people’s sensory needs.
There is a wide variety of equipment that can help to support people’s sensory needs and make experiences more enjoyable, for example swings and tactile objects.
Set yourself a reminder, for example to take your medication or to take your keys when you leave the house.
This is a pager which links to any telecare health or safety sensor (such as a flood sensor or a panic button). It is used to a alert a carer that someone may need support or there is an issue.
There are a wide variety of communication aids available. From single-message buttons, to electronic word boards and more complex solutions that can be controlled by eye movement.
Finding your way around in poor lighting can be tricky and pose a safety risk, particularly for those with mobility issues.
A lockable box, which can be opened with a code. This allows a key to be safely stored outside the building, in case of an emergency, you forget your keys or carers need to access the home.
A wearable device which can alert if the person has fallen. They can alert via a Lifeline phone or pager.
These come in a variety of forms and mean that the person carrying the device can be located via GPS, if they are lost or need help. Some have SOS buttons and two-way speech facilities for people to get help when needed. They can be linked to a call-centre or a person of your choice.