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Personal Alarms

As we get older, most of us would like to continue living at home where we feel comfortable. However, our loved ones may need a little help now and then to remain independent.

With our Which? Trusted Trader Approved personal alarms, help is on hand 24 hours a day. 

Peace of mind for you and your family. Security for your loved one.

Over 70,000 happy customers. Rated 4.7 out of 5 on .

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24/7 help at the press of a button

At Taking Care, our life-saving personal alarm service has given peace of mind and security to more than 170,000 customers and their families since 2008 alone.

  • Your loved ones can get help 24 hours a day at the press of a button with our personal alarms. 
  • They will be connected to our UK-based Emergency Resolution team who will help with any emergency, including if your loved one has fallen, is in distress or feels unwell.
  • The friendly team will speak with your loved one over the alarm equipment.
  • They will arrange the appropriate response and call you or the emergency services if further help is needed.

Find the best personal alarm for your loved one and start your no obligation 30 day trial. *

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The UK's first Which? Trusted Trader Approved personal alarm service

To start your 30 day home trial, simply choose a personal alarm below that suits your loved one's needs and click order online. 

Once we have received your order, we'll send your personal alarm by free next working day delivery. If you change your mind, or are not fully satisfied, contact us within 30 days to cancel and we will provide a full refund, no questions asked.*

With our personal alarms, there are no phone numbers to remember in an emergency. Just press the pendant's button to speak to our Emergency Resolution team, night or day.

Set-up and device costs start from £69 (£82.20 including VAT). Monitoring starts from £16.81 per month (£20.17 including VAT).

Taking Care Anywhere pendant

Alarms that work anywhere

Taking Care Anywhere

"I want a personal alarm and fall detector with the reliability of a traditional in-home alarm but that also works out of the house."

This personal alarm works anywhere and is location aware so we know where you are in an emergency.

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  • Includes 1 month free monitoring *
  • Get help from anywhere; at home and out and about.
  • Location aware GPS.
  • Two-way calling.
  • Water resistant.
  • Fall detection.**
  • From £25.99 a month (£31.19 including VAT).
Personal alarm pendant wrist strap

Alarms that work in the home

Personal Alarm Package

"I need an easy-to-use personal alarm that works in the home and garden."

Press the SOS button on your neck or wrist pendant, any time of the day or night to reach help.

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  • Includes 1 month free monitoring *
  • Lifetime warranty.
  • Waterproof pendant.
  • 5 year life battery life.
  • Comfortable and discreet.
  • Pendant works up to 75 metres / 246ft from base unit.
  • From £16.81 a month (£20.17 including VAT).
Fall alarm pendant

Fall Detector Package

"I need a personal alarm that automatically detects falls and works in the home and garden."

When you fall, the alarm will automatically call our Emergency Resolution team.

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  • Includes 1 month free monitoring *
  • Intelligent detector for serious falls or heavy impact.
  • Water resistant.
  • SOS button.
  • Pendant works up to 75 metres / 246ft from base unit.
  • From £24.47 a month (£29.36 including VAT).
Safe Home alert

Safe Home Alert

"I need a solution to keep my loved one safe and help manage their health and care needs."

Smart home sensors linked to powerful Artificial Intelligence provide the reassurance you need and helps your loved one to remain safe at home.

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  • Alerts sent to 24/7 Emergency Resolution team.
  • Insights allow family members to see changes in daily routine.
  • Includes motion and temperature sensors, door sensors, fridge sensor and smart plugs, plus personal alarm and pendant.
  • Installation and maintenance included in price.
  • From £69.99 a month (£83.99 including VAT).
Smoke alarm for elderly

Smoke Detector Package

"I need a home sensor that automatically alerts someone in the event of a fire."

The smoke detectors sound an alarm and call our Emergency Resolution team.

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  • Personal alarm included as standard.
  • Toast and cooking steam proof.
  • 10 year battery life.
  • From £16.81 a month (£20.17 including VAT).
Personal alarm watch

Alarms that work out and about

Guardian Personal Alarm Watch

"I want a personal alarm that is also a smart watch and GPS location tracker that works at home and out and about."

The Guardian watch works as a personal alarm, GPS tracking device and heart rate monitor.

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  • Smart watch personal alarm works at home and out and about.
  • GPS locator so you can always be found.
  • Two-way calling.
  • Geo ring-fencing.
  • Heart rate monitoring.
  • From £20.39 a month (£24.47 including VAT).
GPS alarm pendant

Mindme GPS Personal Alarm

"I would like a discreet personal alarm that I can use at home and when I go out."

This personal alarm works anywhere and includes GPS tracking so we know where you are.

Order online

  • Mobile personal alarm works at home and out and about.
  • Location tracker.
  • Get help directly from the device.
  • Geo ring-fencing.
  • Easy to use and no set up required.
  • From £16.83 a month (£20.20 including VAT).

Trusted by our alarm users and their families

Get help in any emergency, night or day

Our Emergency Resolution team have an average response time of just 5 seconds so you can be confident your loved one will receive the service they deserve.*

Our personal alarms include 24 hour monitoring, lifetime warranty with free repair service and a choice of wearable options around the neck or wrist.

They are also water resistant so can be worn in the bath or shower where slips are most common.

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Why choose Taking Care

We have over 30 years’ experience of supporting older adults and every year we help more than 70,000 people remain independent.

We provide the Age Co Personal Alarm Service, approved by Age UK, and we are the first Which? approved personal alarm service in the UK.

Our life-saving 24-hour monitoring service is provided by our three UK-based Emergency Resolution Centres.

We're part of AXA Health and committed to being a ‘Dementia-Friendly’ organisation.

Reasons to choose Taking Care