Telecare and Telehealth

 Telecare and 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
 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
Monitored Smoke Detector (per unit)                      €75
Monitored Carbon Monoxide Detector (per unit)        €100
Additional Pendant/Reinstallation                             €50
External Security Lights                                          €120
Internal Emergency Lighting                                    €50

Seniors Alert Scheme for Older People


·         Description:

The Scheme is open to people who are aged 65 and over who have a genuine need for assistance. Funding is available towards the cost of installing monitored personal alert systems, monitored smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, external security lighting and internal emergency lighting. Further information: Tel:01 647 3000 or LoCall: 1890 474847

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·         Disabilities:

Intellectual and Learning

·         Services:

Advocacy,Case Management

·         Counties catered for:

Cork, Cavan, Clare, Donegal, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Carlow, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow