Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) provide families a low cost alternative to assisted living agencies or at home care. With a medical alert system, your aging loved ones can be more independent even if they are suffering with chronic medical conditions. It gives family and friends peace of mind knowing that trained dispatchers are standing by 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A medical alert system lets them live where they are most comfortable...their homes.
This Assessment will assist you to determine if a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) can help you or your loved ones live a more independent and full life.
6 - 9 Total Score
Your high score shows a significant risk for falls and other medical situations that may lead to serious safety concerns.
A medical alert system is strongly advised.
3 - 5 Total Score
Your medium score indicates that there is a risk for a fall and or other medical situations.
A medical alert system would be helpful.
1 - 2 Total Score
Your low score indicates that a medical alert system may increase, improve and or maintain an independent lifestyle. What would happen if you fell tonight? How would you get up? If you could not get up, how would you get help?
A medical alert system is recommended to maintain independence.