A game-changer in power outlet safety –
Chris Baynes, CEO of DCM Group

The Wednesday Source spotlight article is authored by DCMGroup The Weekly source Chris Baynes.

Mobility scooters have become commonplace in retirement villages and land lease communities and are a great help for residents getting out and about. However, a recent spate of fires caused by the lithium-ion batteries powering them should be a concern for all operators in the aged care sector. 

Today’s Spotlight is Acsess Health, the leading telecommunication service provider in retirement living and aged care, whose clients include Keyton, VMCH, Arcare and Country Club Living. Launches Switch Star, a device that will automatically shut off power to any connected device after eight hours.  

This may prove a life saver and will also help retirement communities save power, which is great for the bottom line.  

Safety is unquestionably one of the most important factors in deciding to enter a retirement village. The Switch Star will help maintain that safety and is a great selling point for retirement villages.

Introducing the Switch Star: A Revolutionary Solution to Lithium-Ion Battery Charging Risks

In recent years, the widespread adoption of mobility scooters and other devices powered by lightweight lithium-ion batteries has raised concerns regarding safety. The incidents of fires caused by these batteries have become all too common, prompting a pressing need for innovative solutions to mitigate such risks.

Enter Acsess Health, a pioneering company committed to addressing these challenges head-on. Founder and Managing Director, John O’Callaghan, has been acutely aware of the dangers associated with lithium-ion batteries and has spearheaded the development of a ground breaking solution – the Switch Star.

With the launch of the Switch Star, Acsess Health aims to revolutionise safety standards in power outlets. This innovative product is designed to automatically shut off power to any connected device after eight hours, effectively mitigating the risk of overcharging incidents.

Simple and easy to use

What sets the Switch Star apart is its simplicity and ease of use. Unlike complex smart devices that require internet connectivity and intricate programming, the Switch Star is straightforward and user-friendly. Installation is an uncomplicated process, requiring only a registered electrician to replace an existing power outlet with the Switch Star.

Furthermore, the Switch Star has garnered strong support from insurance companies, recognising its potential to significantly reduce the risk of fire incidents caused by overcharging lithium-ion batteries. By eliminating the need for human intervention in monitoring charging times, the Switch Star provides peace of mind for both users and insurers alike.

Safety is paramount
In a world where safety is paramount, the Switch Star represents a significant step forward in protecting against the dangers posed by lithium-ion batteries. With its innovative design and seamless integration into existing infrastructure, it promises to revolutionise the way we approach power management in various applications.

As we look towards the future, Acsess Health remains committed to driving innovation and advancing safety standards. With the Switch Star leading the charge, we can rest assured, knowing that our devices are powered by cutting-edge technology and designed to maximise safety.

Stay tuned for the launch of the Switch Star – a game-changer in power outlet safety. Together, we can embrace technology while safeguarding against potential risks, making our world a safer place for all.

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