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Find the Best Personal Alarm

Choose from the options below to compare features from some of the best personal alarms in the UK and find the one that's most suited to you or your loved ones.

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We have 10 personal alarm packages that meet your requirements:

Taking Care Anywhere

1 month free monitoring Free next working day delivery

Location-aware personal alarm with fall detection that works at home and out and about.

Set-up cost £70.00 (£84.00 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£26.49/month £286.09/year
(£31.79 incl VAT) (£343.31 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. Worn as a neck pendant, on belt or keyring
  • Purple tick icon. Talk with us through the pendant
  • Purple tick icon. Fall detection
  • Purple tick icon. GPS location-aware
  • Purple tick icon. Works anywhere in the UK
  • Purple tick icon. Water resistant
  • Purple tick icon. Spare pendant included
  • Purple tick icon. 1 - 2 months pendant battery charge
  • Purple tick icon. No landline required
  • Purple tick icon. Lifetime warranty
  • Purple tick icon. Base unit included
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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Out-and-About Mobile Alarm

Free delivery

Location-aware personal alarm that works at home and out and about. Includes fall detection and mobile calling.

Set-up cost £134.99 (£161.99 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£19.99/month £215.89/year
(£23.99 incl VAT) (£259.07 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. Worn as a neck pendant or on belt clip
  • Purple tick icon. Talk with us through the Pearl pendant
  • Purple tick icon. Fall detection
  • Purple tick icon. GPS location-aware
  • Purple tick icon. GPS safety zones
  • Purple tick icon. Mobile calling
  • Purple tick icon. Works anywhere in the UK
  • Purple tick icon. Up to 50 hour pendant battery charge
  • Purple tick icon. 12 month warranty warranty
  • Purple tick icon. No landline required
  • Purple tick icon. No base unit required
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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Out-and-About Classic GPS Alarm

Free delivery

Location-aware personal alarm that works at home and out and about. Includes GPS tracking so we know where you are.

Set-up cost £85.00 (£102.00 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£17.15/month £185.22/year
(£20.58 incl VAT) (£222.26 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. Worn as a neck pendant or on a keyring
  • Purple tick icon. Talk with us through the pendant
  • Purple tick icon. GPS location-aware
  • Purple tick icon. GPS safety zones
  • Purple tick icon. Works anywhere in the UK
  • Purple tick icon. 48 hour pendant battery charge
  • Purple tick icon. 12 month warranty
  • Purple tick icon. No landline required
  • Purple tick icon. No base unit required
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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Out-and-About Personal Alarm Watch

Free next working day delivery

Location-aware smartwatch personal alarm with GPS tracking and pedometer.

Set-up cost £99.99 (£119.99 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£17.15/month £185.22/year
(£20.58 incl VAT) (£222.26 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. Worn as a watch
  • Purple tick icon. Talk with us through the watch
  • Purple tick icon. GPS location-aware
  • Purple tick icon. GPS safety zones
  • Purple tick icon. Pedometer
  • Purple tick icon. Works anywhere in the UK
  • Purple tick icon. Approx 16 - 18 hour battery charge
  • Purple tick icon. 12 month warranty
  • Purple tick icon. No landline required
  • Purple tick icon. No base unit required
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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In-Home Classic Personal Alarm

1 month free monitoring Free next working day delivery

Easy-to-use personal alarm that works in the home and garden.

Set-up cost £69.00 (£82.80 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£17.15/month £185.22/year
(£20.58 incl VAT) (£222.26 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. Worn as a neck pendant or on your wrist
  • Purple tick icon. Talk with us through the base unit
  • Purple tick icon. Works in the home and garden
  • Purple tick icon. Waterproof
  • Purple tick icon. 5 year pendant battery life
  • Purple tick icon. Lifetime warranty
  • Purple tick icon. Landline required
  • Purple tick icon. Base unit included
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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Digital Personal Alarm

1 month free monitoring Free next working day delivery

Easy-to-use in-home personal alarm with multi-network SIMs so a telephone landline is not needed.

Set-up cost £69.99 (£83.99 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£17.99/month £194.29/year
(£21.59 incl VAT) (£233.15 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. Worn as a neck pendant or on your wrist
  • Purple tick icon. Talk with us through the base unit
  • Purple tick icon. Works in the home and garden
  • Purple tick icon. Waterproof
  • Purple tick icon. 5 year pendant battery life
  • Purple tick icon. Add a second user and pendant
  • Purple tick icon. Lifetime warranty
  • Purple tick icon. No landline required
  • Purple tick icon. Base unit included
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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Digital Fall Alarm

1 month free monitoring Free next working day delivery

An in-home personal alarm with fall sensor. Includes multi-network SIMs so a telephone landline is not needed.

Set-up cost £69.99 (£83.99 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£22.99/month £248.29/year
(£27.59 incl VAT) (£297.95 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. Worn as a neck pendant or on your wrist
  • Purple tick icon. Talk with us through the base unit
  • Purple tick icon. Fall detection
  • Purple tick icon. Works in the home and garden
  • Purple tick icon. Water resistant
  • Purple tick icon. 2 year pendant battery life
  • Purple tick icon. Add a second user and pendant
  • Purple tick icon. Lifetime warranty
  • Purple tick icon. No landline required
  • Purple tick icon. Base unit included
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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Dementia Locate

Free next working day delivery

A GPS tracker alarm designed to find people who are living with dementia or have learning difficulties and may wander.

Set-up cost £80.00 (£96.00 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£16.50/month £248.29/year
(£19.80 incl VAT) (£297.95 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. Worn as neck pendant, key fob or kept in a pocket or bag
  • Purple tick icon. Designed for people living with dementia
  • Purple tick icon. Simple GPS tracking device
  • Purple tick icon. No speaker or microphone
  • Purple tick icon. No confusing buttons or lights
  • Purple tick icon. GPS location-aware
  • Purple tick icon. GPS safety zones
  • Purple tick icon. Works anywhere in the UK
  • Purple tick icon. 48 hour battery charge
  • Purple tick icon. 12 month warranty
  • Purple tick icon. No landline required
  • Purple tick icon. No base unit required
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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Taking Care Safe Home Alert

Free next working day delivery

Combines the peace of mind of a personal alarm with the security of 24/7 monitoring and insight from Artificial Intelligence-powered smart home sensors.

Set-up cost £199.99 (£239.99 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£39.99/month £479.88/year
(£47.99 incl VAT) (£575.88 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. 5 motion and room temperature sensors
  • Purple tick icon. 2 door sensors and 1 fridge sensor
  • Purple tick icon. 2 smart plugs for the kettle and microwave
  • Purple tick icon. Viewable routine insights
  • Purple tick icon. Installation included
  • Purple tick icon. Pendant worn around the neck or on the wrist
  • Purple tick icon. Talk with us through the base unit
  • Purple tick icon. Pendant works in the home and garden
  • Purple tick icon. Water resistant pendant
  • Purple tick icon. 5 year pendant battery life
  • Purple tick icon. Lifetime warranty
  • Purple tick icon. Wi-fi required
  • Purple tick icon. Landline required
  • Purple tick icon. Base unit included
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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In-Home Classic Alarm + Smoke Detection

1 month free monitoring Free next working day delivery

Our classic Personal Alarm with 24 hour monitoring for smoke to keep you and your home safe.

Set-up cost £253.10 (£303.72 incl VAT)
Subscription cost
£17.15/month £185.22/year
(£20.58 incl VAT) (£222.26 incl VAT)
  • Purple tick icon. Includes 2 smoke detectors and alarm pendant
  • Purple tick icon. Installation included
  • Purple tick icon. 10 year smoke detector battery life
  • Purple tick icon. Pendant worn around the neck or on the wrist
  • Purple tick icon. Talk with us through the base unit
  • Purple tick icon. Pendant works in the home and garden
  • Purple tick icon. Water resistant pendant
  • Purple tick icon. 5 year pendant battery life
  • Purple tick icon. Add a second user and pendant
  • Purple tick icon. Lifetime warranty
  • Purple tick icon. Landline and landline-free models available
  • Purple tick icon. Base unit included
  • Purple tick icon. UK-based 24 hour monitoring

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Award winning personal alarms from Taking Care

A personal alert alarm can help you or your loved ones remain safe and live independently. There are many alarm devices available on the market so you may find it difficult to decide which emergency alert service to choose.

We have a range of personal alarms to suit different needs, health conditions and lifestyles. You may be an older adult that would like reassurance you can get help from the home or garden or you may live an active lifestyle and want something that works when you are on the go. Our range of some of the best personal alarms in the UK incorporate features that are designed to provide the maximum possible reassurance and peace of mind for you and your family. 

This type of alarm is not just for the elderly! Use the filters above to help you choose the best personal alarm for you.

All our alarms include our award winning 24/7 monitoring and we are the first Which? Trusted Trader Approved Service for the installation and servicing of care alarms in the UK.

This means you can rely on our 24/7 monitoring should you need help in any emergency. 

 

Which is the best personal alarm for the elderly?

Emergency care alarms have a wide range of features and options. One thing to consider when comparing models to find the best personal alarms for your needs is to decide how you would like to wear your personal safety alarm, for example as a pendant, around your wrist or as a key ring.

When choosing an alarm, consider the features that are important to help you stay safe: some customers like the added reassurance of a fall detector if they are a little unsteady on their feet. Or if you would like reassurance you can get help when out for a walk or at the shops, add the GPS location aware feature.

 

30-day money back guarantee on all alarm systems from Taking Care *

Alarm systems from Taking Care come with a 30-day risk-free home trial. You can choose an emergency alert device in your price range with confidence you can return it free of charge within 30 days and we will refund the full cost of your order.

Whichever alarm product you choose, you will have peace of mind that when you press your emergency button, you will be quickly connected to our Emergency Resolution Team. They will speak with you over the alarm equipment and call your nominated emergency contacts or the emergency services if further help is needed.

 

Ordering your alarm system from Taking Care

Whether you are choosing an in-home personal alarm for the elderly or a mobile GPS alarm for yourself, you can quickly and easily order securely online with free next working day delivery included.* 

If you have any questions about which model would be the best emergency alarm for your circumstances or would prefer to order by phone, you can speak to one of our friendly team on 0800 085 7371, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm.

 

Taking Care Alarm FAQs

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we get asked about our alarm products and alarm services.

I’m not sure which alarm to buy. Can someone help me decide on the best personal alarm for my situation?

Our Sales Advisors can talk to you about your circumstances and use the information that you provide to recommend the most appropriate alarms from our range that match your requirements. You can get in touch with them Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm, by calling 0800 085 7371.

What happens if I set off my alarm by accident?

If you set off your alarm button by accident, our Emergency Resolution Team will try to speak with you through the alarm equipment to make sure you are OK. When the Emergency Resolution Team answer the alarm call, tell them it was an accident and that you do not need any help.

We encourage all our alarm users to test their devices regularly, so we don't mind if you call us accidently; it gives us an opportunity to get to know you and check you are happy with how your alarm system works.

Can Taking Care let the emergency services know my medical history?

Yes, Taking Care can store some medical information, if you choose to share this with us, so we can pass the information on to the emergency services if needed in an emergency. For example, it can help to know if you have any medical conditions, allergies or take blood thinners so that we can deliver the best possible service if an emergency alarm call is made.

Will installing broadband at my home stop my alarm from working?

Broadband won't affect our out-and-about personal alarms because these do not rely on a telephone landline.

If you have an in-home alarm that connects to the telephone line and get broadband installed, you should test your alarm to check it is not affected. We recommend you have a broadband filter on each telephone socket that is in use. Broadband filters are widely available from electrical stores, online or from your broadband provider.

If your panic alarm system isn't working as it should, get in touch with our Customer Service team who can advise.

Can I wear my alarm device in the bath or shower?

If your alarm device is water resistant then you can wear the pendant alarm in the bathroom and shower, where slips are common. Taking Care Anywhere, In-Home Classic Personal Alarm, Digital Personal Alarm and In-Home Classic + Fall Alarm are all water resistant. 

Can I use my alarm device without the subscription?

The subscription covers the 24/7 monitoring service, which is an essential part of the package. Without a subscription, you will not benefit from the peace and mind and security that our Emergency Resolution Team provide. Taking Care Anywhere, In-Home Classic Personal Alarm, In-Home Classic + Fall Alarm, Digital Personal Alarm, Taking Care Safe Home Alert and In-Home Classic Alarm + Smoke Detection are rented so must be returned to us if you end the subscription.

How do I provide details of my emergency contacts?

After you have placed your order, we will collect some additional information to ensure we deliver the best possible service to you and your family. You will receive an email with a link to an online account setup form or, if you prefer, you can give us a call so that the necessary information can be gathered. We want to ensure that you have the best alarm package for your needs and that we have all of the details we need to provide the high level of service that you deserve.