Medical Alert Recommendations: 24/7 Care Persona

This page contains specific medical alert recommendations for a specific type of person: one that fits a "persona" we call the "24/7 Care" persona. These recommendations were updated in Q1 2019.

If you are not sure if this is the right persona for you, start at our Medical Alerts: Just Tell Me What to Buy page (or review all the Medical Alert Personas).

 

The "24/7 Care" Persona. (Persona E)

As people’s condition declines, for many there comes a time when they require 24/7 care. For this persona, the individual has chosen to get that care in their home.

 

Medical Alerts for the "24/7 Care" Persona

 

The Big Picture

This person is rarely (never?) alone in the house. And if they need any sort of emergency alert, it most likely should call the 24/7 carer rather than a call center responder or 911 directly.

The requirements for a medical alert for this persona are quite different than for the other personas. In many ways, this is more like a "nurse call button" than a traditional medical alert.

We have decided we do not want to make specific recommendations at present for this persona. This is largely because we think the requirements vary enormously — depending on the exact caregiving situation, and on what types of care exactly the person needs.

We are actively researching this space at present. If you have some specific requirements (within this persona) and want to discuss them we would be happy to respond. Please use our contact form and be specific about your situation, and what exactly you want to learn.

Meanwhile, we recommend you either examine the recommendations for the other personas, and decide which are the best fit for your situation, or make use of our Selection Tool, which lets you match specific features to specific products.

 

 

Need A Different Persona?

Medical Alerts: Just Tell Me What to Buy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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