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Coronavirus update
January 3, 2022

What is Taking Care doing to deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Find out how we are keeping our personal alarm customers and staff safe during coronavirus. We continue to provide 24/7 alarm services during Covid.

Home care nurse
December 2, 2021

The 8 most common types of in-home care for your loved ones

Considering home care? We explain the most common types of in-home care.

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.

Getting a personal alarm for elderly parents
November 29, 2021

How to talk to Mum or Dad about getting a personal alarm

We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to help you talk to your elderly loved ones about the benefits of having a personal alarm.

Reclining armchair
November 22, 2021

The benefits of a rise and recline armchair

Do you struggle with getting in and out of your chair? Or with sitting comfortably for large parts of your day? If so, a riser recliner may be the chair for you. Rise and recline armchairs,...

Squadron Leader A. Garretts
November 8, 2021

Supporting RAF veterans to maintain their independence

We've formed a new partnership with the RAF Benevolent Fund to help RAF veterans continue to live independently for longer. The partnership will see a portion of personal alarm sales made via the RAF Benevolent...

Walking football for older adults
October 25, 2021

Staying active with Walking Football

Walking Football is the game you love, played at a pace to suit you. There has never been a better time to be a slow coach!

Elderly man with digital personal alarm pendant
October 18, 2021

Choosing a digital-ready, no landline personal alarm

Not all personal alarms need a telephone landline. Prepare for the digital switchover with a digital personal alarm.