Because the health of your loved ones is not something that you can afford to skimp on there are a number of medical alert systems and medical alarm functions available out there to ensure that the right people are called at the right times in the case of an emergency. One of the better ones that I found was the Two Pendant Alert Paging System. Even a cursory examination of the system in comparison to reviews written about similar products will show you that this is by far one of the better options you could choose. Although there are many different options for you to choose form I strongly recommend this medical alarm.
What to Look for in This Medical Alarm
There are a number of great features that will give you piece of mind that nothing can happen to your loved one without you knowing about it:
- It is an affordable and reliable way for you to know that your charge needs your assistance
- It uses wireless technology to alert
- It has a Nurse Call Pendant and a Caregiver Pager
- It has two alert settings
The firs point, affordability and reliability. Is great for those rare times when you need to leave your loved one alone for a brief while. They can get hold of you without any trouble at all. The wireless technology is also convenient and sends an instant signal. The patient will have a Nurse Call Pendant for getting hold of their carer, and the nurse herself will carry the Caregiver Pager. The two alerts are a 30 second long siren and a 3 second long doorbell-like chime, both of which can be heard at a distance.
How much does it Cost?
This system costs in the region of $51.00. This is great news, especially of you take the time to have a look at some of the other options in a similar range as this one. Most are extremely expensive. The best place to find the Two Pendant Alert Paging System is on Amazon.cm. Most other websites and stores will direct you to very expensive imported products that are simply not as a feasible an option. There are some complaints that the structure and actual construction of the device is flimsy, but this is what you will get for a price of $50. In any case it continues to work well and reliably when taken care of properly even if you have a few minor problems of this kind. Just be aware of hidden costs (such as shipping when you buy it online). However these costs are not high.
Unlike many medical alarms out there which have a base station and then a pendant that can used to signal the base station, this is a system that comes with two pendants, one for the caregiver and one for the patent. Usually this only works in cases where the caregiver is in the home with the patient. So logically the
Two Pendant Alert Paging System includes:
- A Nurse Call Pendant
- A Caregiver Pendant
The Nurse Call Pendant is the one that is given to the patient and which can be used by him or her to signal his or her caregiver in a case where they need medical assistance in a hurry and the caregiver is not immediately available. The Caregiver Pendant is the pendant that belongs to the caregiver. The signal from the Nurse Call Pendant is transmitted to the Caregiver Pendant when help is needed.
I feel that you can tell a lot about the quality of a product by looking at the warranty that the company is willing to offer with it. The better the warranty the more faith they have in their own product. That being said I think that the 90 Day Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty that comes wi6th the Two Pendant Alert Paging System is one that reflects very well on the product. Basically what this means is that, if something goes wrong n 90 days (which is about 3 months) after purchasing the product, you will receive assistance in the form of a new system or in the form of free repairs immediately. Customer service is also very helpful when you need to get hold of them and they meet a need which is somewhat lacking in this world: professional and courteous customer care at the drop of a hat.
What others are saying
On Amazon.com there are a few reviews that are true of this product:
- "The button is easy for her to push."
This was near the top of the list and it is very important that the patient in question is able to use the button easily. I certainly found this to be more than true.
- "This worked just liked we were hoping for."
This is more important than you may think. Often these medical alert systems do not work in the way you think they will work, thereby causing confusion and frustration, but the Two Pendant Alert Paging System does not disappoint.
There are always negative comments to mention when it comes to these products:
- Some people have noted that frequent falls can cause the battery connectors to come loose and the entire pendant to fall to pieces. This is only a problem if you rely on the pendant completely or if you choose to test that it is working often. It has also not been a problem with each and every device sold. If you think about it, it is no worse than an average remote control and should be treated with the same level of care.
- Some people have also complained that after a few days the button on the transmitter system stops working reliably and you have to push really hard or in a particular place to make it work. However, several other people have commented that the efficiency of the system as well as the fact that it is loud, and can therefore be heard over a distance more than makes up for this.
- There have also been complaints that it is not that great for the elderly patients who use it as it is very fiddly.
Where Can I Buy It?
This can be bought directly from the manufacturer of the product, but it is also a good idea to look online for deals. There are a number of different sites where you may be able to get your hands on this particular medical alert system and often you can get it for a price that is far lower than what you pay when you go directly to the source. One of the better sites to buy this product is Amazon.com.
There are also a number of stores that stock various different kinds of medical equipment and medical devices. If you know of a store in your area it may also be a good idea to check if they have the Two Pendant Alert Paging System. If they d it is still a good idea to compare their price t the prices you can find online. Just be aware of potential shipping costs.
Where Can I Find Out More?
I found Amazon.com to be the best place to find out more information about this particular medical alert system. There are however a number of other website that you can search if you want to do some more research (generally speaking the more research that you do on a product like this the more likely you are to end up with a product that makes you happy):
The Smart Caregiver website does not give you a lot of information. This is surprising as Amazon lists this company as the manufacturer of the product. In fact when I went to the website of Smart Caregiver I could not find any information at all about this particular product (although it is a very useful resource if you want to find out about a variety of other alert and medical safety systems).
This is not your only option of medical alert systems that are out there, but the Two Pendant Alert Paging System is certainly one of the better and more reliable choices that you could make if you want to ensure that your loved one is well cared for in an emergency situation. In comparison to several other alarms that we tried, this one really did do the trick a whole lot better. Some alarms are better than others on the basis that they serve narrower and more specific functions that you may need in your particular situation. The Two Pendant Alert Paging System is a good place to start your search, however, even if you just use it as a point of comparison against which to compare other medical alert systems and medical alarms. It is of good quality and you are unlikely to go wrong with this particular medical alarm.