The Carer Equipment Service can help carers to access equipment and assistive technology to help maintain and enhance independence and peace of mind in their caring roles.  

Carers Support Carer Equipment Service

Our team is available to help discuss your caring situation and help you choose and access the equipment that is right for you and the person you care for.

2018-12-03T11:37:44+01:00

Droplet Hydration Intelligence Kit

Product Description: The Droplet is a hydration reminder system developed to remind you to drink and keep hydrated.  The illuminating base gives a visual reminder to take a drink and it plays preset messages when it's time to drink which can be personalised by loved ones.  The timer can be [...]

2018-11-19T14:43:42+01:00

One Cup Hot Water Dispenser

Product Description: This device dispenses one cup of boiling water at the touch of a button, so you only boil what you need. Variable dispenser - choose from nine cup sizes - plus manual stop facility for full control. This piece of equipment can be supplied under the Carer [...]

2018-07-30T10:56:34+01:00

Telephone with Photos

Product Description: This telephone is especially helpful for people with dementia or limited dexterity or cognitive impairments.  You can simply store a telephone number against a familiar face in the photo compartment, then to dial simply press the photo button. This piece of equipment can be supplied under the [...]

2018-07-30T10:55:04+01:00

Plug In Automatic Night Light

Product Description: A night light for any room with a mains socket, provides comfort and reassurance and is a helpful tool for the prevention of falls.  LED technology emits a 5 watt warm light that lasts over 30,000 hours with low power consumption.  Light sensor switches on automatically when dark and [...]

2018-07-30T10:55:44+01:00

Tipping Frame for Pill Dispenser

Product Description: A tipping frame can be supplied for those people with insufficient strength or limited dexterity to lift and dispense their medication.  The tipping frame comes supplied with a bowl to catch the pills when it is tipped.  The frame fits all Pivotell dispensers. This piece of equipment [...]

2018-07-30T10:57:34+01:00

Object Locator/Key Finder

Product Description: People with memory issues can often mislay items around the home causing frustration.  This gadget offers a simplistic solution.  Simply attach the object locator (via key ring or vecro) to items such as keys, wallets, and purses.  To find the missing object, press the corresponding label on the labelled [...]

2018-07-30T10:59:02+01:00

Small Pill Dispenser

Product Description: This is a compact sized dispenser which can fit into a pocket or small bag, making it convenient for taking out and about.  The alarm (audio, vibrate or both) facility reminds you to take your medication up to 5 times a day, or once a day for 5 days. [...]

2018-07-30T11:00:22+01:00

Magiplug

Product Description: This is a useful device which helps to prevent the risk of floods and scalds.  It has a pressure release mechanism which is automatically activated to help prevent flooding.  The plug also incorporates a heat sensitive pad that will change colour when the temperature reaches normally at around 32 [...]

2018-07-30T11:01:02+01:00

Handy Bar

Product Description: This equipment is useful to people who need help getting in and out of their cars.  It inserts into the U-shaped catch on the car's door frame.  When in position, the Handy Bar creates a safe, solid support handle to help with standing.  The Handy Bar also incorporates [...]

2018-07-30T11:02:06+01:00

GPS Tracker Watch

Product Description: Assure Slim SOS GPS Location Mobile Watch-Phone—This is a 3 in 1 device that can be worn to help enhance freedom and provide peace of mind.  It is a standalone watch/phone as well as a GPS  tracking device.  It is splash proof , it has a SOS Emergency [...]

2018-07-30T11:03:11+01:00

Door/Window Alarm

Product Description: This unit comprises of a pager and a door/window transmitter with magnet.  When a door or window is opened a signal is transmitted to the portable pager. This piece of equipment can be supplied under the Carer Equipment Service.

2018-07-30T11:03:59+01:00

Digital Clock with Day and Date

Product Description: This clock is specifically designed for people with memory loss, visual impairment and Dementia.   You can easily switch between the clock showing the time (12 & 24 hr) day, month and year or have it display “Now its Saturday Morning”. This piece of equipment can be supplied [...]

2018-07-30T11:04:39+01:00

Large Button Mobile Phone

Product Description: An easy to use, robust, pay as you go mobile phone.  The separated keys are large, the screen is clear and the volume is clear and loud.  It also has an SOS button on the back for use in an emergency. This piece of equipment can be [...]

2018-07-30T11:05:16+01:00

Analogue Day/Night Wall Clock

Product Description: This clock has a basic analogue design with an image disc that rotates with the hour hand.  The image changes depending on the time,  showing a blue sky with the sun during the daytime, a dark blue sky with stars and the moon at night.  Additionally, in large [...]

2018-07-30T11:05:49+01:00

Chair Sensor Pad

Product Description: This high quality Chair Sensor Pad and Alarm Unit will let you know when the person you are caring for is getting up from their chair. The sensor pad, which is made of a soft vinyl (incontinence protected) with an interior layer of foam for added comfort. From [...]

NEW Telecare/Technology Enabled Care (TEC) service

We are pleased to report that the new NRS Healthcare TEC Service is now live. This replaces the previous TEC offer provided by Wellbeing on behalf of West Sussex County Council. The 13 Week Free trial has now been discontinued and in future will be able to refer two types of customers:

Longer term need customers

Who are eligible for care and support under the Care Act 2014 and will be able to access TEC to meet their needs using council funding (subject to financial eligibility); and

Short term need customers

Who require TEC to support them to respond to a crisis or some other urgent or short-term requirement (TEC will be free of charge to the customer for a maximum of 6 weeks). For example;

  • to support their timely discharge from hospital;
    • to avoid a hospital admission; and/or
    • where there is evidence that a referral will delay or reduce more costly input.

Private pay customers

Members of the public can also directly arrange a TEC service through NRS Healthcare by visiting NRS Healthcare.

We will have more detail about the equipment available here in due course although you can talk to someone on our Response Line now.