What is a Personal Panic Button Alarm System?June 14th, 2018 | by Provision Home | in Safety Advice
In recent years, inquiries into personal panic buttons – especially for the elderly or vulnerable – have risen sharply. This has highlighted the need to provide family members living alone with security and a way to alert their carers, family members, neighbours, and emergency personnel if there is an emergency event since as a break-in, a fall, or an illness or other factor requiring urgent assistance.
The good news is that panic buttons are becoming easier to get for your family members, as there has become more options out there with a variety of options and levels of monitoring. Personal panic buttons can provide a variety of great benefits, including:
- Ease of mind when having to stay at home;
- Ability to immediately alert someone if an emergency happens; and
- Family and friends do not have to worry as much.
Many personal panic buttons now also come with a variety of features and options to further provide a sense of security. In some cases, panic buttons may be added into the home such as at the front or back door as well as having one on a bracelet or necklace.
Some panic buttons may come in several options. Some of those options are listed below:
- Wifi connection;
- Radio signal;
- Ultrasonic signal;
- One-way communication;
- Two-way communication;
- Hard-wired system;
- Battery-powered system;
- Generic pendants/buttons; and
- Individually assigned pendant with a unique identifier.
Personal panic buttons are becoming a top choice for the elderly or vulnerable to help with ease of mind for both themselves and for their families to ensure they are safe and cared for at all times. Luckily, many new and exciting products are starting to become more readily available on the market.