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Community alarms

Community Alarms

What are they?

Community Alarms enable people to call for help by using a telephone, or pendant alarm. They
  • Allow you to choose who will be contacted to help you - usually close family, friend or next of kin
  • Are an emergency link to a 'round the clock' control centre that holds your contact details
  • Are available to people over 55 in any type of accommodation

How do I get one?

  • They are usually already available in sheltered accommodation. If not, approach the provider
  • Private house owners should contact their local district council or go directly to private suppliers


  • Charges vary according to supplier, financial support may be available

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Page Last Updated: 17 February 2015