Alert for deaf or hard of hearing residents.(Product guide)

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council has purchased Deafgard to meet the special needs of deaf or hard of hearing residents of council-administered care homes, who may be in danger of not hearing a fire alarm while they sleep.

Deafgard is a moveable wire-free, acoustically-triggered bedside unit that incorporates a high-intensity strobe and a connected vibrator pad, that when placed under the pillow, vibrates to wake the sleeper upon the fire alarm sounding. A flashing strobe and LCD provide visual indication that the fire alarm is sounding, allowing the individual to leave their room to a place of safety. …

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