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  • Care Link Advantage - Medical Care Systems for Independent Living
    Could be a Lifesaver Emergency response workers have another tool to help people in distress in their homes with the Link to Life medical information file folder to be kept on refrigerators January 8 2008 Timmins Daily Press Article File under L for lifesaving A private company called Care Link is ensuring that people in the North have a means of communicating with paramedics or physicians May 18 2007 Sudbury Star Article Link to Life Eases Medical Frustrations When paramedics rush to a residence and whisk someone away in an ambulance it s critical they and later emergency department workers get as much medical and prescription Featured News Articles Timmins Times Article Lifesaving Fridge Magnet A private communications firm is working with the public sector to provide a free service aimed at saving lives in Northern Ontario Northern Communications True Steel Security is the parent company that is sponsoring the Link to Life Sudbury Link for Life Launch Event In Sudbury in November 2007 Care Link hosted a launch of our Link to Life which was well attended by the various parties including Greater Sudbury EMS Rainbow District Crime Stoppers and Greater Sudbury Police Bay Today Article Link to Life

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  • Care Link Advantage - Medical Care Systems for Independent Living
    owned and owner operated Our staff are special they care deeply about what we do See how involved we are in our community or read a heartfelt commentary from one of our employees Care Link Advantage is an exclusive service we provide across Canada If you ask your mom or dad they will tell you There is no place like home And that s where I want to stay Now with the help of Care Link Advantage you can keep them there We are big enough to offer the best in technology yet small enough to offer the best in service Chair s Award Through involvement in business professional associations and community service has had a significant impact on our community International Award GE Security Pro Dealer Of The Year GE Hall of Fame One of only three companies internationally inducted into this category National Award Presented By CAM X In dealing with staff clients and community ethics integrity and quality above all Regional Award Of Excellence Awarded for innovation with respect to Care Link service offerings I have a risk of falling But thanks to Care Link Advantage if ever I m not moving about in my home when

    Original URL path: https://carelinkadvantage.ca/about.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Care Link Advantage - Medical Care Systems for Independent Living
    Phone Morning Phone Afternoon Phone Evening I m interested in select Care Link Advantage Care Link PERS Care Link Medical Information File How did you hear about our products select Other Web Search please specify below Google Friend Co Worker Neighbour Employer please specify below Newspaper Magazine Direct Mail Television Brochure If you have a specific question about our products please let us know The system has been a life

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  • Care Link Advantage - Medical Care Systems for Independent Living
    call for help Care Link Advantage Can Help you Keep your loved one in their own home rather than move into a retirement assisted living facility or nursing home Move Mom out of a hospital or assisted living facility and back into her home Reduce in home care visits by as much as 50 Monitor medication usage on a daily basis Give Mom back her independence Relax and live your life without the constant worry and guilt that often comes with caring for a loved one How Does It Work We do an assessment with you and determine what concerns you have for your loved one and what their unique living environment is We install the Care Link Advantage system quickly and easily as it is wireless We work with you to program notifications around areas of concern you may have such as wandering out of the home forgetting to take medications and a failure to be Up About when your loved one should be We assist you in setting up the list of those to be contacted should the system need to notify you of any events or lack of events Your loved one does nothing they just continue to live as they did in their home You continue to live your life knowing that if there is anything wrong the system will contact you and the other caregivers right away Notifications can be via e mail to your PDA text message to your cell phone or voice messages to any phone Notifications are delivered simultaneously to all caregivers via their preferred chosen method of receiving them Utilize cameras to determine the urgency of any notifications or simply to look in and make certain all is well with your loved one Care Link Advantage cannot prevent your loved one

    Original URL path: https://carelinkadvantage.ca/carelink_advantage.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Care Link Advantage - Medical Care Systems for Independent Living
    of emergency medical attention With their participation we developed a practical solution It s called the Care Link Medical Information File This vinyl pouch has a magnet on the back and attaches to your refrigerator door Inside is a two sided card that you fill in with your medical history as well as a list of medications The paramedics are familiar with this program and the decal on your front and side door let them know that you participate in this program and that they can find your Care Link Medical Information File on your refrigerator door We rolled this program out in Sudbury North Bay Timmins and the County of Haliburton and to date have more than 37 000 Care Link Medical Information Files distributed and in use When patients present themselves to the Emergency Department the stress they are under as a result of their medical crisis makes it very difficult for them to recall the detail of their medical history and medications that they are on This Carelink Emergency Medical File has proven to be such a valuable tool at a time when people are most vulnerable Ann L North Bay General Hospital Products Services Care Link

    Original URL path: https://carelinkadvantage.ca/med_file.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Care Link Advantage - Medical Care Systems for Independent Living
    in and make certain all is well with your loved one How does Care Link Advantage compare to other similar systems You won t find another system that gives you all the features Care Link Advantage can provide There are some sensors that track activities and log them such as motion detectors used to log the amount of times somebody walks into a kitchen You can then look at these logs to see if there are any disturbing patterns that you need to assess and possibly address But you are looking at these things after the fact Care Link Advantage will notify you immediately in real time if your loved one opens the door at 2 00 in the morning wanders We will push you a 15 second video clip of the event so you can know for certain if they have wandered out the door and what they were wearing Care Link Advantage will notify you in real time if your loved one is not up about when they are supposed to be Or if they have not opened their medication cabinet yet today even though they were supposed to take their medications before 9 00 a m We even have ways to minitor whether or not they are eating or using the stove We have teamed up with Alarm com and GE Security who together have been specializing in data management and transmission for many years They are far beyond any other players in this segment and are breaking new ground every day to make certain they remain the leader in the years to come Do we have to commit to a minimum term with this service We have no minimum contract term for our Care Link Advantage services You utilize it for as long as you need it We are happy to be able to help out for as long as you feel we are needed What does my loved one have to do for the system to work for us Nothing Their role is passive They just continue to live as they always have The system is unobtrusive and does not require any learning or action on their part Other than the wireless pendant that they may or may not choose to utilize What do we need at the house to make it work for connectivity You need a regular telephone line for the two way voice portion of the system No special telephone jacks are required The tracking and notifications portion of the system rely on a cellular GSM radio Therefore the installation premise must be within the Rogers coverage area The cameras require a high speed internet connection We provide the wireless modem for the cameras to work Who has access to Mom s information and the cameras You access all the information and video through a secured password protected web site You decide who gets access to the website You control this 100 The website is very easy to use You make changes

    Original URL path: https://carelinkadvantage.ca/faq_adv.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Care Link Advantage - Medical Care Systems for Independent Living
    able to speak with you because you are outside but we will know you are in trouble and we will dispatch paramedic rescue to your house Once again all homes and yards are unique so please test your system to that you know the physical limits of the pendant coverage What happens if I cannot talk or respond to you after I press my pendant If we are unable to speak with you we will assume it is a medical emergency and immediately dispatch emergency rescue personnel to your house Once emergency assistance is dispatched and is en route the emergency dispatcher will attempt to contact someone on your emergency call list to let them know that the system has been activated and help is on the way This procedure can be changed according to your wishes How will emergency personnel get into my home Should we have to call paramedics we would immediately call any friends neighbors family members on your contact list that have a key to your home and live close enough to meet the response personnel and open the door It is highly recommended that you utilize a Key Lock Box outside your home The dispatcher can give the combination to the emergency rescue personnel only at the time of the emergency This can assist emergency rescue personnel in gaining entry without breaking doors or windows to gain access What happens if my electricity goes out The system has a battery back up that will operate the unit for up to 24 hours after an electrical outage When power is restored the battery recharges so it is ready for any additional power outage Can I set up the Care Link PERS System myself Yes The Care Link PERS System is designed to be very easy to install and sets up much like a standard answering machine Here is how easy it is 1 Plug the Care Link PERS system unit into a power outlet 2 Plug the Care Link PERS system unit into a telephone jack 3 Plug the phone into the Care Link PERS system unit 4 Test the system instructions included Do I need a special phone jack in order to have your system No special type of jack or special wiring is required in order for the Care Link PERS System to work However you will need a regular modular phone jack to plug your alarm into It will work off your existing modular phone jack and will not affect your phone or any other item plugged into the jack Can I take the Care Link PERS System with me if I move Yes Simply give us 24 hours prior written notice so that we can update your file with the new address and telephone number and test the system back through to us once you install it I have a rotary phone line will that affect the system Not at all Our system will work with either a rotary pulse or tone

    Original URL path: https://carelinkadvantage.ca/faq_pers.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Care Link Advantage - Medical Care Systems for Independent Living
    File can is present when they respond to a call Decals are placed on the doors of the home Paramedics recognize the decal and know that the file can be found on the person s refrigerator Do emergency room physicians use the Medical Information File Absolutely When someone is brought to the hospital by paramedics or a family member the file goes with them ER physicians are very grateful for the information the files provide If the person being treated by paramedics is non responsive how do they know that the information on the card relates to that person Our instruction sheet advises Medical Information File users to attach a photo of themselves to their card Can I have some Care Link Medical Information Files for my group Yes We can provide them to you at our cost However in order for the files to be very effective paramedics must know they are there It is best to introduce the files to a city or area on a large scale all at once and to have the paramedics on side Otherwise they don t know about them or they see the decals so rarely that they do not recognize them They re not likely to stop and read a decal Introducing them on a large scale with paramedics on side ensures that they recognize the decal at a glance and know to find the file on the refrigerator What do Care Link Medical Information Files Cost They are free to individuals wanting them for personal use Due to cost constraints we do not mail them Our cost is currently 2 05 ea taxes We provide them at this price to organizations who wish to give them away I thought I heard that Care Link Medical Information Files were given to

    Original URL path: https://carelinkadvantage.ca/med_file_faq.php (2016-05-02)
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