The ADA 100 Area of Rescue Call System is an intercom based call signal system that is designed to be vandal-proof and in compliance with the Americans with Disability Act requirements. The system consists of multiple Master stations that are either wall- or desk- mounted, and up to 60 of individual area stations, installed flush in the wall or surface mounted, in Areas of Rescue Assistance. This 2-way communication system presents both locations with visual as well as audible signals, and allow
The Arial Wireless Call System is a call signal and emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with severe physical disabilities in hospitals, long term care facilities, or residential facilities. The system includes a water-resistant pendant that can be worn on a necklace, belt, or wristband. The user can communicate wirelessly with staff by pressing a button on the pendant. Calls can be answered at the nurse station or routed to staff pagers. The system uses 900 megaHert
The Attendant Call Chime, model 1499, is a call signal designed for use by individuals with mobility and communication disabilities. This unit has a transmitter with a call button; when the button is depressed, a chime sounds at the receiver up to 40 feet away. The unit is adapted for use with a capability switch (not included). POWER: Uses 2 AA and 1 12-volt batteries. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 4 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 0.05 pounds.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with muscular dystrophy to summon assistance. A bicycle red LED light with a steady mode was purchased and opened up. The wires were fixed to points that would turn the lights on and off. Wires were then run to the outside of the light and connected to a micro switch (a limited pressure switch). The light was then mounted to the side of the back of the child's powered wheelchair using the standard bicycle mounting clamp that came with the light
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with muscular dystrophy to summon assistance at night while at camp. A cast off vibrating pager was modified by attaching very long lead wires that run to a micro switch, so when the father accompanies his son to camp, the child can page his father during the night instead of calling and waking the other campers. The child has the microswitch, and the father runs the wires across the room to his bed and wears the pager in his pocket. TITLE: Th
The BallotCall is a call signal system designed for use in polling places by voters with disabilities. The system provides a means for voters with disabilities to alert election officials when they need assistance. This temporary alert system can be used in government facilities, permanent polling locations and private facilities or venues that are outside of election officials' control. The BallotCall system includes a BigBell wireless alert system (see separate entry) with an oversized touch p
The Call Bell, model 34500, is a call signal designed for use by individuals with severe physical or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device that sends out a tone when activated by a single switch connected to the jack on the Call Bell. Momentary contact triggers one tone of pre-determined length. Volume can be increased with the addition of a nine-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 2 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.
---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself call button device for an individual with disabilities to use to alert or call their care giver. A simple, effective, and reasonably cheap solution for a remote switch can be made using a battery powered, wireless door bell chime. The bell button should be placed in a location accessible to the user and the chime placed where it can be heard by the attendant. The chime is distinctive and loud enough to work in noisy areas. T
The Call Buzzer is a call signal designed to gain caregiver attention for individuals with disabilities who need to summon assistance. Depressing the plate on the top of the device causes a buzzer to sound. The device has a bright plate on a dark base for contrast to assist individuals with visual disabilities. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 8 inches.
Call-For-Assistance produces either auditory or visual output as a signal for assistance. Call-For-Assistance requires .17 grams of force for activation, or may be activated by use of a switch. The device can be mounted to a wheelchair. The price of Call-For-Assistance ranges from $40 to $60, depending on the size, type of activation, and type of output desired--features that need to be specified when ordering. POWER: 9 volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 4.75 x 2.5 x 1.063 inches.
The Clarity AlertMaster AL10 is an all-in-one signal system designed to alert individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to environmental sounds. The system uses a flashing lamp, bed shaker, and a panel of lights to alert the user(s) to different sounds, including a telephone ring, a doorbell, audio alarm devices, an alarm clock, a baby cry, someone entering the home, and loud room noises such as a smoke detector. The system features a wireless receiver which can be purchased separately, a 3.5-
The Clarity AlertMaster AL11 is a signal system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This system alerts the user to telephone calls and the doorbell by flashing visual alert indicators. These large, brightly lit icons and lights are sized and positioned for visibility from all sides. The system can also flash a connected lamp with a built-in lamp flasher for additional notification. Flashing patterns and backlit icons on the unit help the user distinguish between even
The Clarity AlertMaster AL12 is a visual signal system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This product is an accessory for the Clarity AlertMaster AL10 or Clarity AlertMaster AL11 alert system (see separate entries). When connected, it provides flashing lamp and icon notification anywhere within 80 feet of the AlertMaster AL10 and AlertMaster AL11 base units. The system has six indicator lights for six alerting functions: phone, door, clock, sound, alarm, and motion
E-Z Call is a switch device designed to activate a hospital nurse call system. The pressure sensitive plate is mounted where the patient may apply slight pressure to it with any part of the body to activate it. A 10 foot cord is provided. Technically, E-Z Call is only a switch; it must be connected to a hospital call system to operate. The manufacturer also makes a portable alarm which E-Z Call may be plugged into (see PA-1 Portable Alarm, by Med Labs.).
eNeighbor ADL is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who live in assisted living facilities. The system includes secure web portal access for staff and family to monitor the individual's activities of daily living (ADL). Each system is configurable and custom- designed to accomodate the needs of institutions. Small, wireless electronic sensors are placed in strategic areas of the assisted living residence. These sensors m
eNeighbor Auto PERS is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who live in assisted living facilities. The system provides around the clock monitoring of assisted living residents. Staff are alerted even if the resident is unable to call for help. Small, wireless electronic sensors are placed in strategic areas of the assisted living residence. These sensors monitor typical daily living activities of the occupant and communic
eNeighbor PERS is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who live in assisted living facilities. The system enables the user to get help when needed via an emergency call button. When activated the call button wirelessly contacts dedicated response personnel via a base station. The system includes a base station, a key fob, and a call pendant. The base station has a local display for alarms and alerts, and transmits alarms t
The FuelCall is a call signal system designed for use by gas station customers with disabilities. This system enables customers who need assistance at self-service gas stations to attract the attention of gas station employees. Components include BigBell transmitters (see separate entry) with an oversized touch pads that can be used by customers with limited dexterity; wireless chime receivers; two steel J-shaped mounts for the BigBell transmitters, reinforced to handle abuse; signage for two is
The Hand Switch, model TAH-180, is a ribbon switch call signal designed for bed patients to signal for help or assistance by flexing or squeezing. These sealed vinyl switches require an operating force of 0.5 pounds and are normally-open, momentary-contact switches. DIMENSIONS: Switch is 2 x 5 x 0.375 inches. COLOR: White.
The Imperium 200H Environmental Control System is an environmental control unit designed to provide both visual and voice feedback for individuals with disabilities. Engineered for dual capability at either home or a care facility, this unit is designed to control up to 256 lights and appliances, including televisions, video cassette recorders, compact disc players, electronic bed controls, nurse-call systems, and the optional tape recorder. Extra relays for such items as a powered door opener a
The Laborius is a portable commode and toileting supply kit for people with moderate incontinence and other disabilities that limit their ability to reach an accessible bathroom when needed. The kit was planned and designed for use in homes, hotels, outdoors and even in the homes of friends and relatives whose toilets are not handicapped-accessible. The kit includes screen walls to ensure privacy of the user, commode, kit for absorbing urine and feces, a button for summoning assistance, cleaning
Lighted Extra Loud Signalling Buzzer, models 1380 and 1380-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. When this device is activated by any switch (sold separately) a buzzer sounds and a small light turns on to alert the user that he has activated the switch. This model is similar to model 1350 (see separate entry), but has an exceptionally loud buzzer. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1
Lighted Signalling Buzzer, models 1350 and 1350-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. When this device is activated by any switch (sold separately) a buzzer sounds and a small light turns on to alert the user that he has activated the switch. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1/8 inch jack.
Lighted Vibrating Signalling Buzzer, models 1370 and 1370-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. This communicator informs the user of activation with a light, a buzzer, and vibration when the switch closure is made. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1/8 inch jack.
MyCall is an emergency alert call system designed for use by patients in hospitals and other care facilities, including residential facilities. This wireless emergency call system can be integrated with a range of safety and security systems, while providing essential information to caregivers, administrators and facilities personnel. MyCall can be integrated with emergency call from fixed wall stations and wireless pendants; wanderer management with the RoamAlert system; fall management with th
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch suspended over the bed within easy reach to enable a severely disabled person to summon assistance. Extension of a call switch made with a plastic towel holder and cord. Includes drawing. COMMENTS: For information contact: Dr Elmer Hoyer, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas Rehabilitation Engineering Center, 2021 North Old Manor, Wichita, Kansas 67208. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics. Assembly. AUTHOR: Call, G; Hoyer, E TITLE: Problem Solv
NurseAlert is an emergency alert system designed for use in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. This system plugs into an existing nurse call system. It includes a wireless transmitter worn by the resident. If a fall occurs, the resident presses the wireless transmitter to activate the nurse call system. An audible tone assures the resident that the system is summoning help. This system allows a resident to call for help even when they are out of bed and at a distance from the nurse call b
OrderAssist is a call signal and communication aid for the deaf designed for use by restaurant and drive-through restaurant customers who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have speech or communication disabilities. At the drive-through, the customer reviews the menu board and then uses the included BigBell transmitter (see separate entry) to alert the staff with a tone signal that the customer will be pulling forward and ordering in an alternative way. OrderAssist includes customized forms and
The Pass Panic Alarm Signaling Switch is a call signal designed for use by seniors or individuals with neurological, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device is designed to be installed where people need to signal for help or assistance. It consists of a press-at-any-point switch strip that can be operated by the touch of a finger, hand, elbow or arm. This switch can be used in hospitals, residential care facilities or public buildings.
A signaling device to call for attendant assistance. when activated it emits a pulsing electronic tone designed to be effective in moderately noisy envirnments. Three operating modes. In two of these modes the user turns the Sentinel both on and off. The third mode permits the user to turn the Sentinel on, but requires an attendant to turn it off. Powered by an internal 9 volt battery. A flashing light on front of unit indicates when battery needs replacement. May be operated by an independent s
The PA-1 Portable Alarm is an alarm unit intended for use with the "E-Z Call" (by Med Labs, see entry) nurse call switch where a central call system is not available. When the is switch plugged in the PA-1 is activated. The PA-1 emits a shrill whistle, similar to a tea kettle. POWER: 9V battery.
PresAlert is an emergency alert system designed for use in independent living and assisted living facilities. The system includes a base unit and a wearable wireless transmitter and is designed to be added to an existing pull-cord system. If a fall occurs in a place where the user cannot reach the pull-cord, the user presses the wireless transmitter to activate the pull-cord. An audible tone assures the user that the system is summoning help. The transmitter is waterproof and is no larger than a
ResidentCare 8500 Series Voice Dialer is a call system and emergency alert system designed for use in nursing homes, retirement facilities, or congregate living facilities by seniors or individuals with disabilities. The system includes a wireless transmitter that is wearable by the user. When a transmitter is is activated, the system automatically calls up to six telephone numbers and plays a verbal emergency identification message up to 20 seconds long. After the emergency message is played, t
ResidentCare Nurse Call + is a call system and emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities living in a nursing home. The system allows the user to activate an existing "pull cord" nurse call system through a wireless transmitter. Transmitters are wearable and come in pendant or wristwatch styles. The receiver uses a 433.92 megaHertz (MHz) operating frequency. Transmitters have visual light emiting diode (LED) and audible status indicators. The standard kit
The Safeguard Personal Alert System is a call signal designed for use by individuals with mobility, communication, or severe physical disabilities or who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system is for at-home communication by users who require assistance for comfort, food, medication, or other non-emergency situations. This vibrating and chime call system includes a wireless pendant and a monitor which are as small as a credit card and can be used indoors and outdoors. The signal can transmit up
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Signalling device, allowing a nonvocal person with limited hand and arm movement to signal for assistance. Can be activated using a headstick. Lists hardware needed and provides diagrams for constructing a signaling device, developed for use in a workshop. It can be made to activate both a full bell and a clatter signal. COMMENTS: For information contact: George Hardman, Vocational Education for the Handicapped, Stevens Point Area Public Schools, 1201
The Silent Alert Fire Safe Paging System is an emergency system designed for use by individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf blind. The system includes a portable vibrating pager unit that is worn by the user, a charger, and at least one interface panel, a radio transmitter that links directly to the fire alarm system and which is triggered automatically when the fire alarm is activated. The pager responds by vibrating and illuminating its fire key. The system has an operating range of
The Switch-Adapted Cordless Call Chime, model H-27, is a call signal designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This system has a receiver and two transmitters. Each transmitter has a different chime. The system has a 75-foot range (200 feet when in line-of-sight). POWER: Uses 3 triple-A and 3 C batteries (included).
Telecom 4000 is an emergency alert, call signal, or wandering patient system designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease or by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. Used in conjunction with a wirless pendant transmitter, this automatic dialer enables the user to summon help by pressing a button. Used in conjunction with motion sensors, it can monitor activity in the residence and send an alarm when the resident has been inactive for either
The X10 Universal Module, model UM506, is an environmental control switch module designed to switch any low voltage load for individuals with physical disabilities. The module responds to X10 (sold separately) command signals which originate from environmental controls and other remote controls. This module uses isolated contacts to control such low voltage devices as sprinkler systems, drapery controls, garage door openers, and yard lighting. It can be set for momentary or sustained contact clo