The Telecare service is a more advanced type of community alarm, with a wide range of devices to support you in your own home. It aims to provide reassurance 24 hours a day to those living on their own or caring for vulnerable people.
Who could benefit from the service?
Telecare may be able to help you if you are:
- Worried about falling
- Recently discharged from hospital and requiring additional support and assistance at home
- Living alone
- Caring for someone that needs extra help
- Living with disabilities
- Living with a long term health condition, for example dementia
Telecare can detect events such as:
- Serious falls
- Leaving the house and not returning
- Fire and smoke
- Carbon Monoxide leaks