DISABILITY

As a registered NDIS provider, the mCareWatch and associated service plans can be funded through the NDIS. If you are an Occupational Therapist, Agency or a Self Managed NDIS Participant, ask us for a quote.

Provider Name

mCareWatch

Provider Number

4050006555

mCareWatch

Assistive technology

Everybody deserves to live their potential regardless of their limitations.

The mCareWatch has been successfully integrated into lives of families with disabled children and young adults, dementia patients and adults who acquired a disability later in life. As a registered NDIS provider, we’ve helped thousands of people with disabilities live a fulfilling life.

TIME

Tells time like any other watch with a choice of over 15 different watch faces including both analogue & digital display.

SOS BUTTON

SOS Button automatically dials up to 6 pre-set contact numbers. If the first SOS contact does not answer, watch automatically dials second SOS contact etc.

AUTO-ANSWER

Watch auto-answers incoming calls from pre-set contacts without wearer’s need to touch watch screen

CALLS

Watch can make and receive calls – opening up loud speaker allowing two-way conversation.

LOCATION FINDER

Location finder and tracking capability using GPS, GSM (mobile towers) and Wi-Fi.

UNLIMITED REMINDERS

Set unlimited customised reminders to assist with day-to-day activities, such as medicine, exercise, meals, personal hygiene etc.

Find out how our technology could assist you and your loved ones

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“My son has been wearing the mCareWatch since December 2015 and it has saved his life a couple of times.”

Vicki Badger, WA

“There was some initial reluctance about wearing it because it was something new, but once he saw that the other kids consider it just another cool device there was no going back.”

Jenny Owen, VIC

“I am very happy with the mCareWatch and think it is a wonderful product. My husband has dementia and is wearing the watch every day and I now feel a little more peace of mind knowing that he is wearing the watch. I am able to find out where he is through my mobile app and also call him and the watch automatically answers when I call which is great as he doesn’t need to remember to press any buttons on the watch.”

Pam Wolfe, NSW

CASE STUDY

The Challenge

Jenny Owen describes the day her son, Dylan Owen-Buoy went missing as the worst of her life. Dylan is a young adult living with autism, uncontrolled epilepsy and an intellectual disability. He wondered off whilst he was attending his day care program without anyone noticing and got lost. Hours have passed and nobody was able to locate Dylan despite the extensive search party that was mobilised, including a police helicopter. Thankfully, Dylan was found safe and well by some friendly construction workers on a building site he’d wandered onto. The relief for all concerned was enormous.

The Research

Jenny wanted to make sure this never happened again. She resumed her research for a reliable and descreet, all-in-one solution that would give her the peace of mind that Dylan is safe and has the ability to activate an emergency alarm if in need. She saw the mCareWatch on TV and the demonstration of it’s GPS capabilities, customised reminders, mobile phone capabilities and geofence breach alerts won her over and she was willing to give it a go.

The Findings

“It is very common for children with autism to be very tactile defensive and dislike wearing objects. As such, Dylan had some initial reluctance about wearing the mCareWatch because it was something new, but once he saw that the other kids consider it just another cool device there was no going back,” Jenny explains. He loves the watch and enjoys the social phone calls he is getting from his friends who regularly check on him. It has given him the sense of freedom and connectivity he hasn’t experienced before.

The Solution

“Once you know about the mCareWatch, it’s just common sense,” says Jenny. “In our ‘after mCareWatch’ time we have breathing space and so much peace of mind. He has so much more freedom now. It’s just brilliant. It’s just chopped so much of the worry away.”
Jenny was able to get FAHCSIA funding to help pay for the watch and has been a passionate advocate of the technology ever since.

FUNDING INFORMATION

There are a number of funding options that you might want to consider depending on your personal circumstances. Further information, links and contact details for NDIS, Autism Spectrum Disability, Dementia Assistance, Assistive Technology and Equipment grants and more could be found via the link below.

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