One of my clients rigged up a mobile phone on speakerphone to this effect.
It would auto-answer/hang up when a user called, but she couldn't place
calls. Very inventive I thought (we swapped it with an EC phone to let her
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Subject: phone for cognitively impaired
Does anyone know of a phone which will answer & hang up automatically? My
client doesn't understand cause & effect sufficiently to control the phone,
but would speak to her spouse over a handsfree phone. An ansaphone does
this, but don't you always have to pick up the handset to speak?
Barry Taylor, Clinical Scientist
Medical Physics Department
Tulley Medical Physics Building, Hull Royal Infirmary
Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 2JZ
Tel 01482 675928, fax 01482 675750