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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 couple wearing monitored alarm pendants
March 13, 2023

The benefits of 24/7 monitored alarm systems for the elderly

We look at the benefits of monitored alarm systems to help keep your loved ones safer.

Personal alarm base unit plugged in
September 14, 2022

Keep your personal alarm running for 38p per month

If you're worried about the cost of living crisis, it is reassuring to know our alarms use minimal electricity.

Elderly woman using mobile phone
August 12, 2022

Emergency alert for elderly people: mobile phone vs personal alarm

We look at why a care alarm is a better option than a mobile phone in an emergency.

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.