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TV Remote for elderly relative

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We have the same issue with my father in law, he’s becoming increasingly forgetful on how to use the remote and is constantly recording programs and filling his memory up so nothing works. I would like to know about remotes that would be better for my father in law. 
thank you 



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Hi @Rachv 

Thanks for posting and welcome to the community.

Sorry to hear of your Father in-law's personal situation. 

We do have a high-visibility remote but I don't think that's what you're needing in this situation. 

In terms of the recordings, you can set recordings to automatically delete? 

Keep us posted.

Best wishes.

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Thank you, but he can see the remote fine but he’s struggling with recording by accident and pressing the menu button by mistake. We really need a simpler solution. We might need to think about leaving Virgin if an answer can not be found. 

Thank you Rachv,


Just to clarify for us please, could you expand on the features/ requirements you would need the remote to have?


We can then look to see if we currently offer anything that would be suitable. 


Please pop back to us when you can. 

Vikki - Forum Team

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