Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
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Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) are electronic devices for older adults and people with disabilities to easily call for help in an emergency.
The person may also wear a portable "help" button to allow for mobility. The system is connected to the user's phone and programmed to alert a response center once the "help" button is activated. The response center is staffed by trained professionals.
Provides 24-hour access to help with the touch of a button.
The service can immediately send emergency medical help if required, or simple assistance from a neighbor or family member.
Additional features may include:
* Fall detection
* Daily check-in
* Activity assurance
* Medication reminders
About This Location
If you have a waiver or the Alternative Care Program covered costs include: purchase of equipment, installation, and monthly service charge.
If you have disability waiver funding, the service plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded through your waiver.
24-hour emergency response equipment like the Personal Emergency Response Equipment can be paid for through the Elderly Waiver and Alternative Care Program with the service called Specialized Supplies and Equipment.
Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers, the Alternative Care Program, and Essential Community Supports in the Community-Based Services Manual.
- Alternative Care Waiver (AC)
- Brain Injury Waiver (BI)
- Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI)
- Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver
- Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD)
- Elderly Waiver (EW)
- Essential Community Supports (ECS)
- Private pay
- 24 hours a day
Waiver Service Specialties
- Emergency Response System - Installation
- Emergency Response System - Monthly Service Fee
Anyone who needs a simple way to summon help. Suitable for older adults, or people with disabilities, who want to be independent but need support sometimes.
Order online or call (800) 331-9198.
There are several product options, depending on the type of phone service the customer has.
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This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PH-1800.6260Personal Alarm Systems Definition
Programs that provide electronic equipment which connects frail elderly individuals, people who have disabilities or people at risk of violence from an ex-partner with the police, participating hospitals, paramedics or other sources of emergency assistance.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YF-2000Frail Elderly Definition
Older adults who have a condition that affects their independence and places them at future risk of needing a higher level of care than is currently required.