Comparison

Compare DayCall with other Home Care Alert Type Services
Feature Daily Calls Daily Calls Panic Button
Website DayCall.co Carecalls.co.uk Lifeline24.co.uk
Description Automated daily calls, can alert multiple carers by email, SMS or phone Automated daily calls, can alert multiple carers by email Pendant alarm, alerts carers when pressed
Setup
Set up online Yes Yes Yes
Setup in minutes Yes Yes No
Free Trial Yes Yes No
Setup on behalf of loved one Yes Yes Yes
Requires installation or special equipment No No Yes
Full control of service and settings online Yes No * No *
Provides daily checkin Yes Yes No
Available in USA Yes No No
Available in UK Yes Yes Yes
Checkin
anytime via SMS Yes No N/A
anytime via Call Yes No N/A
anytime via website Yes No N/A
Carecircle can checkin on behalf of loved one Yes No N/A
Request callback from carecircle members on checkin Yes No N/A
View checkin history online Yes No* N/A
Carecircle: Friends, family, carers
Create your own care circle Yes No Yes *
Invite family, neighbours, carers to your care circle Yes Yes * Yes *
Carecircle members anywhere in the world Yes No, except email No
Daily email on checkin to carecircle Yes No N/A
Carecircle can choose to be alerted by SMS Yes No N/A
Carecircle can choose to be alerted by Phone Yes No N/A
After alert, confirmation of successful checkin sent to carecircle Yes No No
Suitable for sheltered accomodation Yes Yes Yes
Suitable for emergency response No No Yes
Other
Easily suspend the service while on vacation Yes Yes * Home/Away button
Customize the wording of the call No Yes n/a
Multiple calls per day No Yes n/a
Pricing and Payment
Pricing £8 GBP / $15 USD per month £12 GBP per month £12.49 GBP per month + £35 setup fee
Minimum Cost Nothing, free 2 week trial Nothing, free 2 week trial £72.47 GBP
Cancel at any time Yes Yes Yes (minimum 3 months)
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