Northern Communications Helpline
Service: Personal Emergency Response System
|Record #: MUS2294||Last Modified: 23 Mar 2017||Last Full Update: 11 Jan 2017|
|Description (Service)||24 hour Personal Medical Alarm which allows seniors and individuals requiring medical assistance or additional security to call for assistance using a help button.
Offers an emergency response button that can be worn on the wrist or neck; also waterproof so it can be worn in the bath or shower.
Provides contact with staff when button is activated.
Assesses whether individual needs professional help, friends or family and sends the appropriate help. Offers a hands-free two-way voice module that can be worn a variety of ways.
Installation completed by a technician who comes to the home, sets up the system and demonstrates its use.
Bilingual dispatchers are available at all times.
Veterans Affairs approved vendor.
|Hours||Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * Helpline: Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Areas Served||Muskoka District ; Northeastern Ontario ; Parry Sound District|
|Eligibility||requires a private landline phone, electricity and at least one telephone jack|
|Application||Call for information|
|Languages||English ; French - Reception, Programs|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Sudbury|
|Address & Map||
230 Alder St
Sudbury, ON P3C 4J2
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-667-8019|
|Primary Contact||Andrea Miller; Phone: (Business) 705-669-2778|
|Primary Executive||Gord Turner, Manager of Operations|