Mum and Dad took loving care of you from when you were just a wee nipper toddling about in nappies. They’ve been there for you through thick and thin. They still are. Now they’re elderly, they need you more than you’ve ever needed them. It’s impossible to be with them 24/7. Well, maybe physically… but you can keep close watch on them from afar with the help of Home CCTV.
Sure, you’d probably pack up your job and look after your elderly loved one in a heartbeat, if it came to it. The majority of us would. There’s nothing more important than family, after all.
But, they’d probably hate that. Can you imagine losing your independence like that? Being a Mother or Father and having the fact that your son or daughter gave up everything to care for them on their conscience?
Of course, that’s not to say they don’t need checking up on. They do, as do most people who are elderly or infirm.
With a Home CCTV system, your elderly loved one(s) can go about their daily lives at home without you or anyone else having to physically be there to watch over them. They can live out the remainder of their lives as they’ve done for sixty-or-more years – living completely independently.
Yet, the best part is, that you can keep a close eye on them – anytime, anywhere – using just your smartphone or tablet with a state-of-the-art Home CCTV system. How good is that? A completely non-intrusive way of keeping tabs on your family members or friends.
Your Peace of Mind
Even if you do go and visit your elderly loved one(s) every single day of the week, maybe to do a bit of washing and cleaning for them, we bet you still worry sick about them for every living minute you spend away from them.
You’re only human, and it’s so easy to worry yourself sick about your elderly loved ones. Installing a Home CCTV system in your loved one’s home will give you the peace of mind you’ve craved – and needed – for a long time.
You can get back to relaxing a little bit more, safe in the knowledge that a single swipe of your smartphone screen will give you the reassurance you need about your family member’s whereabouts and wellbeing.
Take That Trip
And that’s not something to be sniffed at, either. Wherever you go in the world, whether it’s on holiday or away with work, you’ll be able to watch your loved one(s) from afar using a mobile, laptop or desktop device.
It might even just be a shopping trip to somewhere in your local area, or for a weekend away with friends or your partner. Whatever it is and wherever you want to travel, a remote access Home CCTV system will enable you to let your hair down, safe in the knowledge that you can check in on your elderly relatives whenever you want.
Take that trip you’ve been meaning to take and have a bit of you time. You deserve it!
Problem Neighbours or Neighbourhoods
With up to two-thirds of British homeowners complaining of nightmare neighbours next door, it’s a strong possibility that your elderly relatives could be at risk of being blighted by noisy or nightmare neighbours.
Moreover, if they don’t live in a quiet, leafy outer suburb, for example, the risk of them falling foul of criminal activity is increased.
The unfortunate reality is that the elderly and infirm are seen as easy targets for criminals, particularly burglars and door-to-door scammers.
While overall crime against the elderly is lower than against some other age groups, the impact of crime on the elderly – particularly burglary – can have a much more detrimental, long-lasting effect on the elderly’s physical and mental wellbeing.
A Home CCTV system not only acts as a visual deterrent to would-be burglars, but can also provide you with real-time updates and alerts if certain cameras are triggered by motion during the night, for example.
Alarm Systems to Alert You
Your elderly relative(s) might still be largely independent, but might be getting to the age were their frailties could potentially cause a life-threatening injury or similar. While a fall down the stairs for you or I might only result in a few bumps or scrapes, the same slip could be a matter of life or death for a frail elderly friend or family member.
But in this case, and all of the cases highlighted above, Home CCTV isn’t your only saving grace. Security Junction’s state-of-the-art Our state-of-the-art wirefree alarm system can also be an emergency call system using a pendant, call button or wrist band and will send a message to your mobile immediately.
Security Junction’s Home CCTV & Intruder Alarm Systems
You can’t really put a price on your elderly relatives wellbeing and your own peace of mind, can you?
But, for the sake of a few hundred pounds, you can get a Home CCTV and/or Alarm System fitted in your elderly relative’s home to keep an eye on them – anytime of day, wherever you are in the world.
Security Junction can supply, install and maintain your new Home CCTV or Alarm system. Talk to us today for a FREE, no-obligation quote!