These auto diallers usually come with a pendant alarm button which, if activated, will trigger the base unit to phone a short sequence of telephone numbers.
Thus you could set up the unit to automatically phone a relative if you press the pendant's button, and if they don't answer it could automatically phone your neighbour. They would hear a message that you had pre-recorded, such as a request to come round and provide assistance.
However, these systems have significant differences to telecare careline systems and may not meet Class 1 requirements.
The advantage of these systems over telecare monitoring systems is that they usually do not require an ongoing monitoring fee. However, important safety features that these units may not provide include:
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