Norton County Hospital is a provider of the Phillips Lifeline Medical Alert System. Lifeline provides a fast and efficient way for seniors or others with medical or mobility issues to quickly access assistance.
Just the press of a button contacts Norton County Hospital where a trained healthcare provider directs a family member, friend, or neighbor to assist the person in need.
Lifeline can not only protect a life...it can preserve a cherished way of life by giving seniors the confidence to continue living in their own homes. A fall, or some other need to call for help, could happen at anytime. Please call Dan Dole at the Norton County Hospital at 785-877-3351 if you have any questions or would like to schedule an installation.
1) How much does the Lifeline service cost?
Norton County Hospital charges $26 per month for 24 hour a day,
365 days a year monitoring of yourself or loved one.
2) How is the Lifeline service set up in the home?
A Lifeline installer from the Norton County Hospital will schedule an appointment to
install the home unit and test the service. This usually takes less than an hour as it is
relatively easy to set up. The representative would also answer any questions to ensure
that the subscriber is fully comfortable using the Lifeline service.
4) What if I move?
Simply contact the Norton County Hospital and your Lifeline will be moved to your new
5) How will I learn to use the Lifeline?
When installed, the installer will carefully explain the system so that everyone
understands how it works. If you need help later, a simple press of the button will
connect you to a healthcare provider who has all the answers.
6) How far away will the Lifeline button work?
You can be in another room or on a different floor of your home. We'll also test your
button's range to see if it works outside on your porch, in your garden, or elsewhere on
7) How can I be sure the Lifeline system is working?
We encourage you to press your button once a month to ensure that Lifeline is working
8) What if I press my Personal Help button by mistake?
Lifeline is monitored 24 hours a day, so pressing the button by mistake is NEVER going
to disturb anyone. Accidental pushes are cheerfully answered and canceled by
pressing the reset button on the home unit.
How Lifeline works:
Example of a Lifeline call (slide show):