The Caresse and Caresse+ provide
a wide range of features to enable seniors to remain living
at home. This includes the ability to connect up to 35 devices
from Tunstall’s unique range of telecare sensors to
monitor fire, flooding, high and low temperatures, falling,
inactivity, bogus callers and many more. For more information
on telecare and its benefits please see the telecare solutions
sheet. The main features include:
- Up to 15
telecare sensor inputs – allows multiple telecare
sensors to be linked to the unit (Caresse+ = up to
- Hardwired input – provides the ability
to connect a hardwired device to the Caresse, such
as a pullcord or smoke detector.
- Auto-answer - allows
the unit to answer calls from known sources, enabling
tasks such as remote programming to be carried out
with no user intervention.
- Range test and walk test – enables
installer to easily test radio coverage when installing
- Multiple language voice prompts – voice messages
in English, Spanish and French to alert the user to
- Easy switching between hands-free and handset mode – non
emergency calls can be easily made private by picking
up the handset of an attached telephone.
- Optional local audible warnings – non-critical
warnings such as AC power failure can be automatically
suppressed at night to avoid disturbing the user.
- Ability to signal a ‘beep’ – if
the user is unable to speak in the event of an alarm,
they can press their pendant during an alarm call to
signal to the monitoring center.
- Recordable voice tags – allows messages to
be recorded and used to replace fixed phrases for personal
- Inactivity monitoring – increases
the flexibility of inactivity monitoring by allowing
for inactivity to be checked over two separate time
- 10 telephone numbers and multiple call sequences – allows
different alarm types to be sent to designated monitoring
centers and recipients by routing calls to the
most appropriate recipient depending on what triggers
- Calls to monitoring center or personal
recipient – alarms can be configured to be
sent to a monitoring center or a normal telephone
- Remotely answer
incoming calls – calls can be answered by pressing
the pendant saving the need to go to the unit.
daylight saving time update – removes
the need to manually adjust the clock on the unit.
The following telecare sensors are compatible with the Caresse and Caresse+:
Bed Occupancy Sensor, Enuresis Sensor, Fall Detector,
Flood Detector, PIR Motion Sensor, Pull Cord, Radio
Output Module, Temperature Extremes Sensor, Smoke Detector,
Wandering Client Sensor; click
here for more information
- Caresse and Caresse+ data sheet (pdf format)
To find out more about our PERS range call Toll Free:
1-800-892-2205 or email