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Personal Alert Button (PAB) on Government Assisted Living Ecosystem (GALE)

Overview

The Personal Alert Button (PAB) is an alert device that is currently ongoing deployment for 53 rental blocks in Singapore. The devices are installed within the senior’s household. When a distress senior triggers the alert device, it will route an alert to the senior activity centre (SAC) during office hours or to a 24/7 senior telecare call centre for triaging.

There are currently 10,000 seniors onboarded on GALE, as of 1st April 2021.

Features

  • Active Monitoring device: Personal Alert Button (PAB) with telephone services.
  • Device Management Service (DECADA)
  • Case Management System to handle senior cases on the ground (CMS)
  • Crowd sourcing responder mobile application (ResponderSG)

Workflow of PAB when activated, showcasing the process of activation, triaging and response to a senior’s distress call

Key Benefits

  • Safety net for seniors: Provide round the clock monitoring and assistance for seniors.
  • Optimised for efficient use: PAB’s connectivity to the cloud allows for all devices to be managed centrally, and for all alerts to be routed to a team that can triage the situation.

Upcoming Plans

Roadmap of GALE (FY21 - FY23)

  • Passive monitoring system for fall detection, heart/breathing rate, sleep apnea using non-camera solution
  • Migration of CMS to GatherSG
  • Tele-health solutions for seniors to gain easier access to medical doctors.

Get Started

To find out more, please contact gale_support@tech.gov.sg

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Last updated 05 June 2021