GrandCare Awarded 5-Star Rating from Top Disability Product Magazine

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WEST BEND, Wis., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — GrandCare Systems announced today their 5-star award rating from Britain’s trusted disability lifestyle publication, Able Magazine.

Able Magazine reviews products in the disability market to provide a benchmark for excellence and innovation in disability equipment and assistive technology. Products are rigorously tested and given an overall score based on how well the product is made, the user experience, outward design, innovation, and overall value of the product.

“We are humbled to have received the top rating,” said GrandCare CEO and founder, Charlie Hillman. “GrandCare wasn’t just designed for the elderly population, it can also be used as an enabling or empowerment tool by the disabled population. It feels good to know we are helping people live better, safer and healthier lives.”

GrandCare Systems’ exclusive UK partner, ATEL, who submitted GrandCare for this award, started showcasing the GrandCare innovation (GrandCare UK) in conjunction with their other disability and aging-related solutions. ATEL is a pioneer in universal design and smart living with a full range of solutions for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and age-related ailments. The GrandCare UK technology has been fully localized for use in the UK, including receiving the CE Mark and customizing the GrandCare UK system with British English.

“We take great care to see things from the disabled person’s point of view,” said Tom Jamison, Editor of Able Magazine. “It’s not just about how well a product works, it’s about can I live with it? Does it look good? Great products bring together form and function, be it a new car or a simple gadget to make life that little bit easier. It’s great when we see a cracking product that will genuinely help a disabled person in their day-to-day life.”

Able Magazine has been writing about disability issues and the best in disability products for over 20 years and is a trusted voice in the disability community. A five-star rating means that the product will be showcased in the publication for a readership of disabled people and their carers who want to make informed choices regarding their purchases.

GrandCare is available throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Bermuda and in the UK. Contact sales@grandcare.com for more information.

ABOUT GRANDCARE

GrandCare is designed to reduce healthcare costs and improve outcomes by enabling designated family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals to remotely care for an individual in a residence, regardless of geographic location. The heart of GrandCare is a large touchscreen in the residence, which provides the individual with social communications, instructions, reminders and medication prompts. Optional telehealth & activity sensors wirelessly report information and can send alerts if something is amiss. No computer skills are needed for the resident.  For more information, visit: www.grandcare.com, call 262-­338-6147, or contact info@grandcare.com.

ABOUT ATEL (GrandCare UK)

ATEL are at the forefront of Universal Design and Smart Living offering a full range of solutions to people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex needs and behaviour which challenges within a supported living environment as well as Extra Care housing.

Media Contact: Laura Mitchell, Laura Mitchell Consulting, 262-707-6726, media@lmcllc.us