A waterproof call button is an important feature when it comes to choosing a good health care calling system. Because many senior falls take place in the bathroom, whether in the shower and bathtub areas or on slippery floors. According to the National Institute on Aging, 80% of falls at home that seniors experience take place in the bathroom.
Example in Real Life
In real life, there is an example, last year, we have a cusotmer who work for health care center, he told me that one of the elder people fall into her shower and brok her pelvis. With the waterproof alart cal button, she press the call button and get the assitant in time. They took her to hospital promptly. Even we don’t want to see this things happens, but if without the waterproof call button, things could be worse.
The waterproof call button can work even after it is been submerged in water. This will help the elderly an additional protection. It is very light, so the elderly can wear it with them all the times. No matter take a shower or bath. If they have trouble or need help, they can push the button to connect with a representative.
Things to Note
When shopping for a waterproof call button system, here are a few things to take note of:
Note for Swimming
In industry jargon, a waterproof button is usually IP67 rated. That means that it can be submerged in water up to 3 feet deep for up to 30 minutes.
So if you wear it for swim, please make sure don’t take it to deep water side. Otherwise, it may damage the call button and don’t work.