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Panic buttons for the elderly
August 5, 2020

Why do I need a panic button?

Worried how to get help when on your own? A panic button can be used by the elderly to quickly get help in an emergency.

Help for elderly during Coronavirus Lockdown
July 14, 2020

Personal alarm stories: Help and support during coronavirus lockdown

Lynn's Mum was able to call for help using her personal alarm during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Elderly lady wearing CPR Guardian Watch on her wrist
July 2, 2020

CPR Guardian Watch now available

Taking Care, providers of the life-saving 24/7 personal alarm system, have teamed up with CPR to add the award winning GPS enabled Guardian Watch II to their monitored product offering.

Volunteer's Week 2020
June 3, 2020

Volunteer’s Week 1st-7th June 2020 – Being a Dementia Friends Champion

To mark Volunteer Week, we sharing volunteering our staff do for Dementia Friends.

Mental health week
May 19, 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK and this year’s theme and with elderly loved ones facing isolation and loneliness more than ever, it's important to find ways look after their mental health.

Which Trusted Trader Personal Alarm
May 7, 2020

Taking Care becomes the first and only Which? Approved Personal Alarm Service

Taking Care has worked with the independent consumer body Which? to become the first personal alarm provider to achieve the Which? Trusted Trader Approved Service endorsement.

Taking Care donate £100,000 to Age UK's Emergency Coronavirus Appeal
April 14, 2020

Taking Care donate £100,000 to Age UK's Emergency Coronavirus Appeal

Age UK has launched a £10 million Emergency Coronavirus Appeal to support the elderly through the pandemic. We are delighted to announce Taking Care are donating £100,000 to the appeal.

Claim carers allowance
January 15, 2020

How do I claim Carer's Allowance?

Carer’s Allowance is the main welfare benefit that helps carers. Even if you don’t think of yourself as a carer, you may still be able to claim it.