Personal Alarms

Independence at home for longer with a personal alarm

Peace of mind for you and your family

As we get older, many of us want to maintain our health and independence. A life-saving personal alarm from Taking Care can help you and your family feel safe in the knowledge that help is on hand 24 hours a day should you need it.

By pressing the SOS button on your Taking Care personal alarm pendant, you can quickly get help any time of the day or night. Taking Care have three Emergency Resolution Centres in the UK that will quickly answer your alarm call. They will help to resolve any emergency, such as if you have fallen, feel unwell or are in distress, by calling your loved ones or the emergency services.

Taking Care are part of the AXA PPP healthcare group and the UK's first Which? Trusted Trader Approved personal alarm provider. Since 2008 alone, Taking Care have helped 170,000 people stay safe in their homes, supporting customers and their families across the UK.

A personal alarm to suit you

Choose a personal alarm to suit your lifestyle and needs. With an average alarm call response time of just 5 seconds, you can be confident of getting help when you need it most. *

Personal Alarm
Personal Alarm Package

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

Fall Alarm
Fall Alarm Package

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

Smoke Detector
Smoke Detector Package

“I need a home sensor that automatically alerts someone and the emergency services in the event of fire.”

GPS Personal Alarm
GPS Personal Alarm

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

Guardian Personal Alarm Watch
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.”

Dementia Tracker
Dementia Tracker

“I need a dementia alarm that automatically tracks the location of a loved one.”

“A personal alarm can reduce overall hospital admissions in older adults by 50% and reduce the length of stay in hospital by almost half, from 15 days to 8 days.”

Professor James Brown
Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing 

How to get help with a personal alarm

There are no phone numbers to remember with a personal alarm and it is quick and easy to set-up.

Wear your pendant
1. Wear your personal alarm

With a choice of alarms and wearable options, you will find your personal alarm comfortable and discreet. Knowing you can get help if you need it, you can continue doing the things you enjoy.

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2. Press your alarm button

The 24-hour Emergency Resolution Centre will quickly answer your alarm call. They will know who you are and where you are calling from, even if you are unable to speak.

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3. Help is on its way

The Emergency Resolution Centre will speak to you over the alarm. If you need help or if you cannot respond, they will call your loved ones or the emergency services so the appropriate response reaches you as quickly as possible.

Personal alarm customer stories

Read how Taking Care are helping people remain independent and safe in their homes and providing their families with peace of mind.

Why choose a Taking Care personal alarm

Taking Care has been providing personal alarm services for more than 30 years. Join the 170,000 people Taking Care have helped stay safe in their homes, risk-free with the 30-day money back guarantee. ^

  • The provider of the only personal alarm approved by Age UK, the UK's leading charity dedicated to helping people make the most of later life.
  • Which? Trusted Trader approved service.
  • Free lifetime equipment warranty and installation service available. **
  • Three UK based Emergency Resolution Centres providing a 24-hour monitoring service with a highly trained response team.
  • Taking Care are committed to being a ‘Dementia-Friendly’ organisation.
  • Taking Care are rated 'excellent' on TrustPilot with an average personal alarm customer review of 4.8/5 ^^

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*  Average alarm call response time from January 2020 Emergency Resolution Centre call statistics. 

^ 30 day home trial and 6 weeks free applies to new full paying customers who sign up to the Age Co or Age UK Personal Alarm landline model or Fall Alarm landline model before 31st December 2020 and order online or by phone. The offer does not apply to other products.

** Free lifetime warranty and repair included with rental equipment for in home alarms only

^^ TrustPilot score January 2020.