While the telephone can be an essential lifeline, it can also bring problems for older and vulnerable people - particularly those with dementia. They may be confused by telemarketing calls, agree to order products that they don't need, or be taken advantage of by persistent or unscrupulous sales people and scammers.
checks every call that arrives. If it is a trusted caller it lets them straight through. Other callers are blocked with a polite message - for example:-
"Hello, Mary is only accepting calls from friends and family members. If your call is important, please call her son Bob on 07752 XXX XXX or enter your code now"
This guarantees that whenever the phone rings it will be a trusted caller.
is fully configurable so you can choose how you want calls to be managed and can also block outgoing calls to certain numbers. It can be remotely managed over the Internet so you can look after your relative from your own home - keeping their trusted caller list up to date and monitoring their call log. With the optional Call Recorder memory card you can even record the calls.
Online access is free for the first year after which there is an annual charge of £25.
Requires the Caller-ID service from your network.