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Helping you and your loved ones live well in later life

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Are you or a loved one at risk of a fall?

Every 10 seconds, a loved one in the UK has a fall. Find out your risk score in 2 minutes.

Telecare Alarms resources and advice

Articles about telecare alarms from Taking Care.

Elderly friends
May 9, 2022

Types of elderly alarm devices and fall pendants

Many people have preconceptions about personal alarms but there's something for everyone.

Elderly woman at home
January 25, 2022

How to monitor elderly parents remotely at home

Remote monitoring can help families and carers support elderly loved ones from a distance. 

Best personal alarms specialist award
December 1, 2021

We've been voted Best Elderly Personal Alarm Specialist!

We’re excited to have been awarded Best Elderly Personal Alarm Specialist in the GHP Social Care Awards 2022.

Connected smart home devices
February 5, 2021

How smart homes can help the elderly

How can you provide elderly care for someone living at home? Connected smart homes might be the answer.

New personal alarm with Taking Care packaging
December 30, 2020

Advanced personal alarm with fall detection now available!

We're delighted to announce the launch of Taking Care Anywhere, our newest personal alarm and one of the most advanced personal alarm solutions available today.

Types of alarms at home
October 19, 2020

What types of alarms should you have at home?

There are numerous alarms that you could use in your home to keep both you and your belongings safe.

 GSM auto dialer base unit
October 8, 2020

What is a GSM alarm system?

Find out what a digital GSM alarm system is and the benefits over a traditional analogue personal alarm system.

Testing your personal alarm
August 12, 2020

Testing your personal alarm

As your personal alarm is designed to be used in emergency situations, it is essential that all devices and the alarm unit are tested on a regular basis.