So you’ve got a future proofed telecare system? Great! Now check how much you’ll be charged for the monitoring of each additional device. Costs for 24/7 monitoring of telecare devices can add up. Additional costs vary between companies. Always calculate on an annual basis if you are given prices as a weekly charge, to compare like with like. Or choose TASK to carry out the monitoring for your pendant alarm, and they will monitor any linked telecare devices completely FREE (including extra pendant alarms being monitored in the same household).
This is No. 7 of our 10 part mini-series – Hidden Costs of Telecare