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There are 4 different categories of activity sensors:
 
There are 4 different categories of activity sensors:
 
* [[Motion Sensors|Motion Sensors]]  
 
* [[Motion Sensors|Motion Sensors]]  
:: - used to detect motion, no motion, excessive motion, and wandering motion, and levels of activity
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:: - Used to detect motion, no motion, excessive motion, and wandering motion, and levels of activity
 
* [[Door Sensors|Door Sensors]]  
 
* [[Door Sensors|Door Sensors]]  
:: - used to detect open and closed, and which can also be used on drawers, cabinets, windows, etc.
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:: - Used to detect open and closed, and which can also be used on drawers, cabinets, windows, etc.
 
* [[Bed and Chair Sensors|Bed & Chair Sensors]]  
 
* [[Bed and Chair Sensors|Bed & Chair Sensors]]  
:: - used with a pressure mat to determine when someone is or isn't in the bed or chair
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:: - Used with a pressure mat to determine when someone is or isn't in the bed or chair
 
* [[Action Buttons|Action Buttons]]  
 
* [[Action Buttons|Action Buttons]]  
:: - wearable pendants, which send a notification to selected caregivers when the button is pressed<br /><br />
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:: - Wearable pendants, which send a notification to selected caregivers when the button is pressed<br /><br />
  
 
==Environmental Sensors==
 
==Environmental Sensors==
 
* [[Temperature|Temperature Sensors]]  
 
* [[Temperature|Temperature Sensors]]  
:: - used to detect indoor or outdoor temperatures that are high or low enough to trigger a notification
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:: - Used to detect indoor or outdoor temperatures that are high or low enough to trigger a notification
 
* [[Safe Path Lighting|Safe Path Lighting]]  
 
* [[Safe Path Lighting|Safe Path Lighting]]  
:: - lamps can be set to turn on or off at specific times, or, as dawn and dusk vary over the year at automatically adjusting times. Lighting can also be set to turn on or off as a response to what's detected by another sensor, for example, a light can turn on if the resident gets up during the night.<br /><br />
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:: - Set lamps to turn on or off at specific times. Set lighting to turn on or off as a response to what's detected by another sensor, for example, a light can turn on if the resident gets up during the night.<br /><br />
  
 
==How  Do the Sensors Work?==
 
==How  Do the Sensors Work?==
You decide how many sensors to use, and where they will be located. The sensors report constantly to the system, which updates activity graphs every 15 minutes. Caregivers [[Logging In|log in to the online care portal]] and see an overview of activity for the day. If you have particular concerns (examples might be: when the Resident is in and out of bed, or when a pill cabinet is opened, or when the Resident is in the kitchen, or if the door opens at night) you can set rules that will notify you when particular conditions are met. Notifications can be by telephone, email and text.<br /><br />
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You decide how many sensors to use, and where they will be located. The sensors report constantly to the system, which updates activity graphs every 15 minutes. Sensors are all battery-operated and wireless. An antenna attached to the system receives the signals. During the initial setup of the system, the installer will pair the Resident's exact sensors to the system, and help set the ideal placement for the sensors in the home.<br /><br />
  
For more specifics about how to set rules and under what conditions, and what the graphs can show, please see the help pages for each sensor type.<br /><br />
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Caregivers [[Logging In|log in to the online care portal]] and see an overview of activity for the day. If you have particular concerns (examples might be: when the Resident is in and out of bed, or when a pill cabinet is opened, or when the Resident is in the kitchen, or if the door opens at night) you can set rules that will notify you when particular conditions are met. Notifications can be by telephone, email and text.<br /><br />
 
 
Sensors are all battery-operated and wireless. An antenna attached to the system receives the signals. During the initial setup of the system, the installer will pair the Resident's exact sensors to the system, and help set the ideal placement for the sensors in the home.<br /><br />
 

Revision as of 21:39, 10 July 2017

Activity Monitoring
Unobtrusive activity of daily living monitoring sensors or action buttons report wirelessly to the system located in the residence. Through the Care Menu, caregivers can log in to assess activity levels, pin-point specific problems, and determine alert rules.

Sensor Types

Motion Sensor

There are 4 different categories of activity sensors:

- Used to detect motion, no motion, excessive motion, and wandering motion, and levels of activity
- Used to detect open and closed, and which can also be used on drawers, cabinets, windows, etc.
- Used with a pressure mat to determine when someone is or isn't in the bed or chair
- Wearable pendants, which send a notification to selected caregivers when the button is pressed

Environmental Sensors

- Used to detect indoor or outdoor temperatures that are high or low enough to trigger a notification
- Set lamps to turn on or off at specific times. Set lighting to turn on or off as a response to what's detected by another sensor, for example, a light can turn on if the resident gets up during the night.

How Do the Sensors Work?

You decide how many sensors to use, and where they will be located. The sensors report constantly to the system, which updates activity graphs every 15 minutes. Sensors are all battery-operated and wireless. An antenna attached to the system receives the signals. During the initial setup of the system, the installer will pair the Resident's exact sensors to the system, and help set the ideal placement for the sensors in the home.

Caregivers log in to the online care portal and see an overview of activity for the day. If you have particular concerns (examples might be: when the Resident is in and out of bed, or when a pill cabinet is opened, or when the Resident is in the kitchen, or if the door opens at night) you can set rules that will notify you when particular conditions are met. Notifications can be by telephone, email and text.