The Careousel® Advance Pill Dispenser has 28 slots that can be loaded with medication, and can be dispensed up to four pre-set times each day. At the specified time, the pill dispenser rotates to the next available slot, beeps loudly, and the light located on the lid flashes. The local alert can be cancelled by picking up the dispenser and turning it over to tip the pills out, thereby dispensing the medication.
A medication reminder has the potential to improve the user’s medication compliance, increase their independence and improve their quality of life. When using a medication reminder system, such as the Careousel® Advance Automatic Pill Dispenser, an improvement has been seen in peoples’ perceived ability to look after themselves at home. Additional benefits include reduced hospitalisations, visitations to the doctor, and positive improvements to users health-related quality of life measure, such as their physical and mental health.
The Careousel® Advance features an LCD screen that allows the user to view important information. It displays the time and date, the time remaining until the next dose is due and vital information including the number of doses remaining and the battery level.
Dispensing of medication and battery maintenance can be managed by pharmacy or service provider.
|Dimensions:||Length 190mm x Width 180mm x Height 56mm|
|Weight:||390g excl. batteries, 490g incl. batteries|
|Compartment Volume:||10ml per compartment, 28 slots for medication|
|Power Supply:||4x1.5V Alkaline batteries or 4x1.2V rechargeable NiMH batteries|
|Battery Life:||>12 months|
|Daily Alarm Setting:||24|
|Case Lid:||Available with a clear or solid lid|