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The CareUnity is more than purely a carephone, as it allows you to specify the level of it facilities required when a users needs or circumstance change and configured to meet them. The Chubb Careunity sets new standards for personal safety and reassurance, protecting your clients and their property, even when they are not at home. The CareUnity is designed to meet the needs of people who require a telecare solution but do not need the higher applications. Our carephone is not just a dispersed alarm, it is also fully telecare enabled. The carephone unit uses the BS8521 common protocol, TT-92 and TT-new protocol to ensure compatibility with any monitoring centre. The unit plugs into a power socket and phone socket, and dials the monitoring centre when any of the telecare devices are triggered.
This bed exit sensor will raise an alarm after a set period when the person does not return to bed. The unit is set to alarm as a default after 30 minutes if the person does not return to bed. If required other pre-set times can be requested when the order is placed. The minimum time period is 15 seconds and up to a time period in hours if required.
- Dimensions – 90×55x28mm WxHxD
- Battery Life – 5 years – dependent on usage. Low battery status is self-monitored and automatically reported.
Opening of doors and windows can be monitored at certain times of the day or night using door contacts. This allows the carephone to raise the alarm to the monitoring centre if a person leaves the house at an unusual time providing security and safety to those who are vulnerable or prone to wandering. Door contacts can be used to monitor intruders and, in conjunction with, any PIRs can provide a basic intruder alarm function when the CareUnity carephone is set in its ‘away’ mode.
- Dimensions – Control Unit 40×80 x 20mm WxHxD
- Battery Life – 2 years, dependent on usage, Low battery status is self-monitored and automatically reported.
When gas appliances become faulty or have not been serviced correctly, a dangerous build-up of carbon monoxide can occur. As this gas is colourless and odourless, it is essential that early detection is achieved. Installing a carbon monoxide detector adjacent to the appliances in question will ensure an emergency alarm call is raised before the gas build-up reaches a concentration which is hazardous to health.
- Dimensions – 85×99x55mm WxHxD
- Battery Life – 5 years average, dependent on activations. Low battery status is self-monitored and automatically reported.
Fear of crime can be significantly reduced if the emergency services can be reached at the touch of a button. A Bogus Caller/Panic Button, installed next to the front door or bed-side, allows the user to raise an alarm if they fear that an intruder or bogus caller is trying to gain access to their property.
- Dimensions – 86/86/38mm WxHxD
- Battery life – 5 years average, dependent on activations. Low battery status is self-monitored and automatically reported to the control centre.
The Flood detector is installed within the bathroom or kitchen of a property and will alert a user when a sink/basin or bath overflow occurs. It will also detect water on the floor from other sources such as a burst pipe. This neat, unobtrusive detector will provide an early warning of any potential flood situations which can avoid large repair bills, inconvenience and insurance costs.
- Dimensions – 90×55 x 28mm WxHxD
- Battery Life – 5 years – dependent on usage. Low battery status is self monitored and automatically reported.
During the winter months, one of the greatest dangers to the elderly and vulnerable is insufficient heating of their property. If this continues over a period of days, or even hours, hypothermia can set in within a surprisingly short time. A low temperature sensor located within the property allows monitoring of the ambient temperature with the dwelling. If the temperature drops, an emergency alarm is automatically raised.
- Dimensions – 88×88x56mm WxHxD
- Battery Life – 4 years – dependent on usage. Low battery status is self monitored and automatically reported.
Provides an early warning for individuals prone to incontinence whilst sleeping. A sensor pad placed between the bedding and mattress allows detection of excess amounts of moisture. If this occurs, an emergency alarm call can be transmitted. The cotton pads are machine washable and must be dried before replacing. It is attached to a control unit by a very slim wire which is designed not to disturb the user while in bed. Dimensions – Control Unit 80×40x20mm, Bed Mat 600×400mm Battery life – 5 years avg, dependent on activations. Low battery status is self-monitored and automatically reported
In certain locations of a property i.e. the kitchen, smoke detectors may result in too many false activations. Installing a dedicated heat detector can solve this problem whilst retaining a high level of protection to provide reassurance for the user. Should a fire occur, causing a rapid rise in temperature, the unit will activate once 58˚C is reached raising a local alert. In addition, a call to a carer or monitoring centre can be provided.
- Dimensions – Diameter 126mm, depth 35mm 17mm for radio module mattress
- Battery Life – 5 years – dependent on usage. Low battery status is self monitored and automatically reported
At pre-programmed times the pill dispenser carousel rotates to allow the user to take the appropriate medication. An audible alert tone is provided as a medication reminder. The unit knows the medication has been removed from the dispenser when it is tipped up, so if the medication has not been taken after a pre-set time the lid closes and a radio link to the carephone will automatically call the control centre or carer. Dimensions – diameter 180mm, depth 47mm Battery Life – Up to 12 months. A visual indication of Low battery (4 x AA batteries) on the pill dispenser or by an alert to the monitoring centre
It is essential to have a smoke detector fitted in any home, and the reassurance this provides can now be greatly enhanced with our smoke alarm.When a fire is detected, the unit provides a loud audible warning to the user automatically sending an emergency alarm signal through the CareUnity carephone. The smoke detector is supplied with a mattress for easy installation, and several smoke alarms can be installed within the property if required.
- Dimensions – Base diameter 85mm, Depth 60mm
- Battery Life – 5 years – dependant on usage. Low battery status is self monitored and automatically reported
In extra care situations it may be preferable to have fixed emergency call points in certain rooms of the home. Pull Cords can be ceiling mounted in convenient locations allowing the user to raise an alarm if their pendant trigger is not accessible. The alarm is raised by simply pulling down on the distinctive orange cord, which incorporates two triangular handles to provide ease of grip.
- Dimensions – Diameter 70mm/depth 84mm
- Battery Life – 5 years average, dependent on activations. Low battery status is self monitored and automatically reported