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Telecare is a monitoring service that allows you to call for help day or night, through a touch of a button, or by using a series of automatic sensors fitted in the home.Telecare is a preventative way of providing remote care to residents. It is used to reduce risks within your home and to enable individuals to live as independently as possible.
Any Gwynedd resident can register themselves for telecare services. You can register for a pack by phoning the team on 01286 679059, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes - What is the cost?There is a £5.19 a week* fee for the telecare package.This weekly fee covers:telecare equipment rental cost24-hour monitoring costmaintenance costsinstallation costs*Please note that Cyngor Gwynedd reviews all social care fees annually, therefore the weekly charge for telecare services is subject to change.
Anyone in Gwynedd can refer themselves for a basic Telecare package. There is no specific criteria. It is possible that a telecare package will not meet everyones needs. As a result, the service also offers more specialized equipment in some circumstances e.g. epilepsy sensors and falls detectors. To discuss this you will have to contact your social worker, if you are not open to a social worker, contact Galw Gwynedd on 01766 771000 and ask to speak with the social care team.
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