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2018-09-01

care bed and home emergency call systems

Many seniors have the desire to live as long as possible in their own four walls. In the framework of the 24 hours of care, for example. Polish nurses of Vilena can now fulfill this wish. Many people in the old age need, however, for the optimal care of a so-called care bed. What to look for, addressed the following guest post by Vilena.

The right care bed

A nursing bed is a tool that must be prescribed by a doctor. With the doctor’s prescription, you must contact the care Fund, and the cost transfer request. Depending on the health condition of the patient, the health insurance covers the cost. The most important condition for this is the allocation of the nursing degree. Furthermore, the autonomy of the patient must be supported by a care bed. The height and the individual adjustability also play a role. In the case of a negative decision, you can appeal to your health insurance, a contradiction by providing a free-form application along with a brief description of how this care would help AIDS. The prescribed time limits must of course be adhered to.

Modern care is no longer a need to look beds to the hospital bed and is intended to provide primarily for the elderly relief. For medical reasons, to care for vulnerable people in need of mattresses often special Seniors. It is important that a pleasant Sleep and Rest is possible. It is an optimal bearing arrangement must be taken into account the weight of the patient, the shape of the body and all of the specifics of the complaints. The patient also, to the relief of motion and storage opportunities. For the nurse from Eastern Europe in an ergonomically favorable conditions must be facilitated, so that, for example, is carried out the body care.

More safety through emergency call systems

In addition, home emergency call systems are offering their members the highest level of security. By Pressing an alarm button is associated with an emergency call center. The electronic reporting system as soon as possible to help. Currently, over 350,000 care benefits to needy citizens of the Federal Republic of this System (as of January 2018). There are now a provider of home emergency call in over 350 cities across Germany, there are associated with approximately 180 centers.

More safety through emergency call systems

In addition, home emergency call systems are offering their members the highest level of security. By Pressing an alarm button is associated with an emergency call center. The electronic reporting system as soon as possible to help. Currently, over 350,000 care benefits to needy citizens of the Federal Republic of this System. There are now a provider of home emergency call in over 350 cities across Germany, there are associated with approximately 180 centers.

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Both care bed, as well as in-house emergency call systems convenient to remotely control; © Kaarsten / Fotolia

Monthly costs amount to € 17.90 incl. a one-time connection fee. In the case of additional services (such as Wake-up call or medication reminder) increases, of course, the price. Should you opt for a nurse from Eastern Europe, such additional services not absolutely necessary, since the Polish caregiver can remind your family of medication. Any additional services should be checked in each individual case. The cost of a home emergency call system are generally not covered by health insurance.

Persons in need of care in terms of nursing care insurance, can apply for a home emergency as a technical resource to the national health insurance. In General, the connection is accepted a fee in the amount of 10,23 Euro. In cases of hardship, and with a low income, the competent social welfare office accepts the connection fee. Before you sign a contract, should be obtained from different offers.

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A home emergency call system is not only the seniors, but also to his family more security ; © JENS / Fotolia

The selection of the provider

In the selection of the provider, you should make sure that the emergency call center and on-site personnel qualified personnel is used. Of advantage is the use of a provider from your area is always to, when the specialists would have to be as fast in the case of the patient. To ensure it is as on the contract design. There are no minimum contract periods should be provided. Ideally, a 14-day notice of termination would be legal. Thus, the communication between the Participating works must be coordinated with the technology individually. The Installation should take place very carefully. Essential also a personal introduction by the representative company. Check with the personal advice, whether the device is, for example, from the cellar functional. On the handling of the emergency call system it is: As with other senior products (read our independent Rollator, stairlift, seniors cell phone and electric car-comparison), it should always be easy and understandable for the user.

Sources:

1) https://www.bettwaren-beratung.net/pflegebett.html last call: 20.11.17, 12:30

2) https://www.welt.de/wirtschaft/article156273926/Wenn-die-Armbanduhr-im-Notfall-um-Hilfe-ruft.html last call: 20.11.17, 12:30

 

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