Personal Emergency Response System Provider Law and Legal Definition

A personal emergency response system provider refers to a person who sells, installs, services, monitors, or responds to a personal emergency response system. Personal emergency response system is an alarm system designed to permit the customer to signal the occurrence of a medical or personal emergency on the part of the customer.

The following is an example of a state law on personal emergency response system provider:

A personal emergency response system provider shall not include:

a. A 911 center, public safety answering point, or communications center;

b. A public or private agency called by the 911 center, public safety answering point, or communications center to render aid or services to the customer who sent the alarm to the personal emergency response system provider; or

c. Any person on the customer's contact list. [KRS § 438.280].