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MedScope America Corporation

Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

259 E Lancaster Ave, Ste 101, Wynnewood, PA, 19096-2146

Distance: 396 Miles

(800) 645-2060

Website

http://www.medscope.org

Service Details

Description

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.


Additional Information

Emergency response equipment with the following options:
* Mobile
* Cellular
* Fall detection
* Land line


The self-contained unit is worn as a pendant or clipped to a belt. Features include:
* No land line or cellular phone service required
* 911 direct connect where cellular coverage is poor
* Two-way hands free voice communication
* Requires charging for 2 hours every month
* Live operator reminder when charging is required
* Waterproof device operates in the tub or shower
* Automatically performs a silent, self diagnostic test every month for system health


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.

Features

  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Approved by DHS as Meeting State Standards 
  • Payment
    • 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) 
  • Waiver Service Specialties
    • Emergency Response System - Installation 
    • Emergency Response System - Monthly Service Fee 

Business Hours

8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday (Eastern Time)


Area Served

Nationwide Service Area


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
FAX (610) 896-7233
Toll Free (800) 645-2060

Last Update

6/9/2020

Other Locations

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