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Philips AT 9500 User's Manual

Philips carepartner telephone with reminders user's manual.

 
CarePartner
With Reminders
Model 9500 User's Manual
Telephone
®
Black and white version
For use with newsprint and other one-color applications.
1 x 'P' height
1 x 'P' height
1 x 'P' height
1 x 'P' height
Philips wordmark
and Lifeline
K100
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Summary of Contents

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    With Reminders Model 9500 User’s Manual Telephone ® Black and white version For use with newsprint and other one-color applications. 1 x ‘P’ height 1 x ‘P’ height 1 x ‘P’ height 1 x ‘P’ height Philips wordmark and Lifeline K100...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 5 The CarePartner Telephone with Reminders 6 VoiceAssist ® 8 CarePartner Telephone Features 9 Using Your Medical Alert Service When You Need Help 1 1 Using the Inactivity Timer (optional) 1 2 The Reminder Message 1 3 Using Your CarePartner Telephone Features 1 6 Care and Maintenance 1 7 Accessories for Your CarePartner Telephone with Reminders 1 8 Batteries and Service 19 Troubleshooting Guide...

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    Congratulations on your choice of the Philips Lifeline CarePartner Telephone with Reminders. For over 30 years, Philips Lifeline has been North America’s leading provider of medical alert products and services, and currently we are helping hundreds of thousands of people across the United States and Canada enhance their independence and quality of life. The CarePartner Telephone with Reminders The CarePartner Telephone with Reminders is a full-featured telephone that incorporates the benefits of a medical alert service with reminder message functionality. This User’s Manual is an easy-to-follow instructional guide that contains all of the information you will need to operate your CarePartner Telephone. Enhanced Telephone Features The CarePartner Telephone is equipped with features that enhance daily communication. • Large, high-contrast push buttons for easy dialing and feature access. • Lighted keypad for night-time use. • Speakerphone for hands-free conversation. • Volume controls for handset, speakerphone and ringer. • Enunciated dialing feature announces each number as it is pressed to ensure correct dialing. • Memory dial keys for quick and convenient dialing. Model 9500 User’s Manual NOTE Before you attempt to use the CarePartner Telephone, please read this...

  • Page 5: The Carepartner Telephone With Reminders

    CarePartner Telephone Features The CarePartner Telephone with Reminders allows you to call for help 2 hours a day by pressing your Personal Help Button. • When pressed, the lightweight, waterproof Personal Help Button signals the CarePartner Telephone to call for help. • VoiceAssist clarifies the operation of the CarePartner Telephone. • 12 or 2-hour programmable Inactivity Timer notifies the Response Center if you have not reset within the selected time period. • Red HELP button, when pressed, transmits a help signal to the Response Center. • Yellow RESET button pressed by a responder signals that help has arrived. • 2-hour rechargeable battery back-up ensures protection in the event of a power failure. Reminder Features The CarePartner Telephone with Reminders can be programmed with up to six user-recorded voice messages that can be set to play at specified times. There are three different types of reminders: • Daily reminders play once every day. • Weekly reminders play once a week. • One-time reminders play only once. NOTE Reminders can be programmed from the subscriber’s home or from a remote location such as a caregiver’s home, nurse’s office or doctor’s office. For instructions on how to program reminders, see the CarePartner...

  • Page 6: Voiceassist

    VoiceAssist The CarePartner Telephone with Reminders is equipped with VoiceAssist, a friendly, reassuring voice that clarifies the operation of the CarePartner Telephone and makes it easy to use. Help Alarms Situation When you press either your Personal Help Button or the red HELP button Time and Date Announcement VoiceAssist announces the correct time and day of the week each time you press the yellow RESET button. Enunciated Dialing Prompts (optional) VoiceAssist has the capability to announce each number as it is pressed. With this enunciated dialing feature, you can be sure that you are dialing correctly. To turn the enunciated dialing prompts on or off, use the following instructions: Action To turn the enunciated dialing prompts ON To turn the enunciated dialing prompts OFF Smoke Alarm (optional Smoke Detector) Situation Smoke Detector is activated Model 9500 User’s Manual Message Played “Help call in progress…...

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    Inactivity Timer (optional) Situation When you lift the Timer switch to the AWAY position When you push the Timer switch down (“AWAY” is not showing) When the Inactivity Timer has expired Monthly Check-in Feature The monthly check-in feature reminds you to test your CarePartner Telephone and Personal Help Button. If you have not pressed your Personal Help Button to contact the Response Center for 30 consecutive days, VoiceAssist will announce a gentle reminder when you press the RESET button or hang up the telephone. VoiceAssist Message “Time to test your Lifeline. Please press the Lifeline button you are wearing.” Message Played “Away” “Welcome home” “Please press yellow RESET” What the Message Means Press your Personal Help Button to make your monthly check-in call to the Response Center. Model 9500 User’s Manual...

  • Page 8: Carepartner Telephone Features

    CarePartner Telephone Features Antenna Receives “help” signals from your Personal Help Button. Do not remove or substitute any other antenna. Power Switch Turns your medical alert and telephone features on and off. The power switch must be on at all times to receive the benefits of your Lifeline Service. Model 9500 User’s Manual Inactivity Timer If you are using this feature, leave down when home. Lift up to the “AWAY” position when you are away from home for more than a few hours. Yellow Reset Button Pressed by a responder after he or she arrives at your home in response to a“help” signal. This tells the Response Center that help has arrived. Red help button Sends a “help” signal to the Response Center when pressed.

  • Page 9: Using Your Medical Alert Service When You Need Help

    Using Your Medical Alert Service When You Need Help Follow this simple procedure if you ever need assistance. To initiate a call into the Response Center, your CarePartner Telephone with Reminders must be installed properly and your Personal Help Button must be pressed within range of your CarePartner Telephone. STEP 1: Press your Personal Help Button. Press your Personal Help Button or the red HELP button on the side of your CarePartner Telephone.Your CarePartner Telephone will beep and VoiceAssist will clarify that a help call is being placed to the Response Center. Important Your Personal Help Button has a unique code that ensures that it will activate the CarePartner Telephone with Reminders. If your Personal Help Button must be replaced, contact your Lifeline service provider. STEP 2: The Response Center receives your call. A Lifeline Response Associate receives your call and will speak to you through the built- in speakerphone and send the appropriate responder. If you are out of voice range, or if you cannot speak, help will automatically...

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    Important Monthly Check-in Call: At least once a month you should conduct a Monthly Check-in Call to ensure that your Personal Help Button and CarePartner Telephone are functioning properly. To do this, simply press your Personal Help Button and wait for the Response Center to contact you. Tell the Response Center that you are conducting a Monthly Check- in Call and do not need assistance. Be sure to tell the Response Center of any changes to your household or responder information. Model 9500 User’s Manual STEP 3: Help arrives. When your responder arrives, he or she presses the flashing yellow RESET button. This tells the Response Center that help has arrived. The Lifeline Response Associate will contact you to see if additional assistance is needed. If you accidently press your Personal Help Button or are conducting a check-in call, wait for the Lifeline Response Associate to contact you, then tell them that you do not need assistance.

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    Using the Inactivity Timer Many subscribers like the added safety and security offered by the Inactivity Timer. This feature ensures that the Response Center will automatically check on you if you fail to reset your CarePartner Telephone with Reminders each morning and night.This back-up safety feature will send a call for help to the Response Center and is designed specifically for emergencies when you are unable to get to the telephone or cannot press your Personal Help Button. Reset the Inactivity Timer Every Day When the Inactivity Timer is set, you must reset the timer daily. Reset the Inactivity Timer by pressing the yellow RESET button. Make pressing the yellow RESET button part of your morning and evening routine. Many subscribers reset their CarePartnerTelephone each morning when they rise and each evening when they go to bed. If you ever forget to reset the Inactivity Timer, your CarePartner Telephone will beep a 5-minute warning before calling the Response Center. VoiceAssist will prompt you during the warning period. If you do not need help, press the yellow RESET button to silence your CarePartner Telephone. (optional) Set the Timer Switch to the AWAY Position When You Leave Home If you leave your home for more than a few hours, lift the TIMER switch up to the AWAY position. This stops the...

  • Page 12: The Reminder Message

    The Reminder Message When it is time for a reminder message to play: 1. The CarePartner Telephone chime sounds. 2. The current time is announced. 3. The CarePartner Telephone says, “Reminder. Please press yellow RESET to hear your message.” This will repeat every 15 seconds until you respond by pressing the yellow RESET button. 4. You press the yellow RESET button. By pressing the yellow RESET button, you acknowledge that you are ready to hear the reminder message.

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    Using Your Telephone Features Speakerphone Volume Control Speaker volume can be adjusted for listening preference. Memory Dial Buttons Each memory dial button automatically dials a stored telephone number when pressed. Speakerphone Button For hands-free conversation. Keypad Oversized, easy-to- read keys. Keys light up when you lift the handset or press the speakerphone button to dial a call, and flash when the telephone is ringing. Handset Volume Ringer Volume Control Control Adjusts the receiver Adjusts the volume for listening ringing volume. preference.

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    Volume Controls Your CarePartner Telephone with Reminders allows you to control the volume of the speakerphone, ringer and handset: • To raise the volume…slide the control away from you. • To lower the volume…slide the control toward you. Speakerphone The speakerphone feature allows you to place or answer calls without using the handset: • To place a call…press the speakerphone button, then dial the desired number. • To receive an incoming call…press the speakerphone button while your telephone is ringing. • To turn off the speakerphone and make your call private… lift the handset at any time during your conversation.

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    How to Store a Number for Memory Dialing Each of the four memory dial buttons can store a telephone number that is up to 15 digits long. The telephone numbers stored in memory are automatically dialed with one touch of the appropriate memory dial button. STEP 1: With the handset on-hook, press the pound key (#). STEP 2: Enter the telephone number to be stored. Use the star key (*) to insert pauses (if needed). To access the memory dial card, lift the clear protector up from the rear,...

  • Page 16: Care And Maintenance

    Care and Maintenance It is important to periodically clean and test your CarePartner Telephone with Reminders and your Personal Help Button. Cleaning Your CarePartner Telephone Keep free of dust by wiping with a soft cotton cloth. If additional cleaning is required: STEP 1: Turn the POWER switch OFF, and unplug the AC power adapter from the electrical outlet. Unplug the telephone cord from the wall jack. STEP 2: Slightly dampen a soft cloth with a mild all-purpose cleaner and gently wipe surfaces clean. Do not use detergent or abrasive cleaners on your CarePartner Telephone. STEP 3: Reconnect the AC power adapter, reconnect the telephone cord to the wall jack, and then turn the POWER switch back ON. STEP 4: Test your system by pressing your Personal Help Button and speaking with the Response Center. WARNING: Do not use spray cleaners directly on your CarePartnerTelephone. Excessive moisture will cause damage. Cleaning Your Personal Help Button Your Personal Help Button is completely waterproof, so you can submerge it in warm water for easy cleaning. STEP 1: Turn the POWER switch on the back of your CarePartner Telephone OFF. This ensures a false “help” call won’t accidentally go through while you are washing your Personal Help Button. STEP 2: Wash your Personal Help Button with a mild liquid dish washing detergent. Rinse and dry with a soft towel. To clean your wrist strap or adjustable neck cord, wash with mild liquid dishwashing...

  • Page 17: Accessories For Your Carepartner Telephone With Reminders

    STEP 3: Turn the POWER switch on the back of your CarePartner Telephone to the ON position. STEP 4: Test your system by pressing your Personal Help Button and speaking with the Response Center. Accessories for Your CarePartner Telephone with Reminders For information about these optional accessories for the CarePartner Telephone, contact your Philips Lifeline service provider. The Philips Lifeline Smoke Detector (Model SA300) A battery-operated, wireless smoke detector that calls for help over your CarePartner Telephone at the first sign of smoke. Additional Personal Help Buttons For your spouse or any additional household members. Philips Lifeline Access™ Transmitter (Model AT314) Extends the benefits of Philips Lifeline Medical Alert Service to people who are unable to press our standard Personal Help Button. Accommodates a variety of external switches that will activate your CarePartner Telephone. With these switches, even individuals who do...

  • Page 18: Batteries And Service

    Batteries and Service Your CarePartner Telephone with Reminders uses a factory-installed 6V, 0.5Ah rechargeable battery, located in the battery compartment beneath the memory dial card. The battery must be connected at all times to ensure back-up battery operation during power outages. This battery will provide approximately 2 hours of back-up power should your CarePartner Telephone lose AC power. Important Your CarePartner Telephone battery should be replaced every three years. Contact your Philips Lifeline service provider for replacement. The Personal Help Button Battery Each Personal Help Button has a non-replaceable battery. Personal Help Buttons must be replaced on or before the expiration date printed on the back of each button. Important You should press your Personal Help Button once every month to ensure that it is working properly. For assistance, call your Philips Lifeline service provider. Service Every CarePartner Telephone and Personal Help Button is manufactured to high quality standards. Philips Lifeline equipment is factory serviceable only and must be serviced by Philips Lifeline. Repairs are guaranteed for 90 days from date of repair and are warranted for the balance of the initial warranty period. If you require information on obtaining service or repairs, call your Philips Lifeline service provider. Model 9500 User’s Manual...

  • Page 19: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting Guide Condition Meaning Green POWER CarePartner light is OFF. Telephone with Reminders is not receiving power. Green POWER AC power is light is flashing not available. and phone has The CarePartner dial tone. Telephone is operating on backup battery. Green POWER Telephone line light is flashing is not available. and phone has no dial tone. Yellow RESET CarePartner light is ON. Telephone is in test mode. Possible Cause Power switch is off. The CarePartner Telephone is unplugged and there is either no battery or a dead battery in the battery compartment. Outlet is controlled by a wall switch.

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    Philips Lifeline 111 Lawrence Street Framingham, MA 01702-8156 © 2007. All rights reserved. Lifeline is a registered trademark of Philips. P/N 0940279 Rev. 02 Philips Lifeline Canada 95 Barber Greene Road, Suite 105 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3C 3E9 Telephone: 800-387-8120...

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