How the Medical Alert Alarm Works
The Personal Medical Alert Alarm is very easy to use. You can change any of your emergency contacts at any time. You can turn on or off features like fall detection warnings or low battery warnings.
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Personal Safety Alarm. What it does
The Personal medical alert alarm is Australia & New Zealands best ‘Go anywhere’ personal medical alarm with inbuilt GPS satellite positioning capabilities.
Personal Alarm – Press the SOS during a medical event, panic, duress or simply when you need help, and the device will send out an SMS to up to 10 people of your choice. You can even program the alarm to start calling those phone numbers. You can even include 111.
LOCATION FINDING – If you’re worried for an elderly person that may wander, trying to locate a family member if they are missing or even track a loved one- simply text ‘Loc’ (for locate) anytime and the personal safety alarm will respond by returning an SMS with the user’s location. This SMS will contain the Google Maps hyperlink, simply tapping the link will display the location of the wearer on Google Maps or internet browser.
GEOFENCE – You can set three GEOFences so if a person enters or leaves an area, the persons monitoring the units will be notified by SMS of GEO Fence being broken. Great for those that tend to wander or have dementia.
FALL DETECTION – Are you worried about falls? The alarms includes Fall Detection with audible false alert message that wearers can cancel for false alarms.
RECEIVING AND MAKING A NORMAL PHONE CALL – Call into the personal security alarm anytime and the incoming call can be answered by the user pressing the SOS button momentarily. Press and hold the discreet side call button to make a normal phone call to the first emergency contact.
EASY TO PROGRAM – Simply program the personal safety alarm by texting commands from any mobile phone.
Works in the home or wherever you are, providing you have 4G cellular coverage. Please contact your network provider to confirm coverage in your area.
Works with One.nz 2Degrees Spark or One (Vodafone or Telstra for Australia) 4G prepay or ‘contract’ SIM cards- SIM Not included. You will need to purchase separately
Emergency Contact Features
If you are a carer, emergency contact or responder for the personal alarm, there are additional features that can benefit you.
#1. Anyone knowing the pendant alarms phone number can call the pendant, and the pendant can call out like a normal cell phone.
Someone can call the mobile phone number of the pendant and talk to the wearer through the in-built speaker and microphone. Additionally, the wearer can press the side talk button anytime and make a call to a predefined emergency contact like a regular phone using the speakerphone.
#2. Send a text message to the pendant to find outs it’s location via Google Maps
If you wish to you can send a simple text message to the pendant and you will receive a reply text showing the wearer’s location on a link to Google Maps.
#3. Any of the emergency contacts can be changed at any time
The Pendant Alarm’s contacts be can easily changed anytime, simply by sending text message commands to the pendants phone number. It responds with confirmations after programming and all settings can be checked using the same method
#4. Optional low battery messages can be sent to emergency contacts
You can choose to have a ‘low battery’ warning text message send to each emergency contact when the battery falls to below 15% charge. The default is that the ‘low battery’ warning is on. This can be turned off if desired.
#5 Optional wandering help messages sent to emergency contacts
The Pendant Alarm has a Geo Fencing (Invisible fence) feature that allows warning text messages to be sent if the wearer strays outside outside a defined area such 200 meters or 500 meters. Ideal for some people suffering from dementia or if you want to ‘fence’ an area the should not be.
#6 Program the pendant alarm by sending it text/sms messages
After you receive your Pendant Alarm you are able to change settings and turn on/off features by sending simple text/sms messages to the pendant phone number.
#7 Weatherproof – wear it in the shower or rain
The Pendant Alarm is weatherproof so it can be worn in the shower or the rain. It is also dust proof and can be used in dusty or rugged locations with care.
#8 Easy recharging
The included magnetic charging cable allows the wearer to pop in on when it needs to be recharged. Many people keep the magnetic charging cable next to their bed and recharge it overnight. One recharge should give about 3 days use.