Do Personal Alarm Devices for the Elderly Help Keep them Safe?

Safety when at home alone can be a big source of worry for many. By encouraging the use of a neck alarms for the elderly, you can help to put your mind at ease and help those living alone to feel safer and more secure by providing a simple way to call for help in the event of an emergency. When faced with an emergency such as a fall, a loss of consciousness, or a stroke, it may not be possible to reach or use a phone in order to gain assistance. With a personal alarm system for the elderly, help is just a button press away.

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How do Personal Alarm Systems for the Elderly Work?

Our personal alarm devices for the elderly work via a telephone-based system, allowing the user to immediately call for help in the event of an emergency. The user wears the alarm pendant around their neck; the pendant contains an emergency button which allows the wearer to call for help should they fall, feel unwell or require assistance. Many of our personal alarm systems also include automatic fall detection to ensure assistance can be gained even if the user is unconscious and unable to press the emergency button themselves.

In order to send out the alert, the personal alarm system is linked to a base unit; this base unit is usually the telephone landline in the home. We do however offer wearable alert devices which utilise mobile technology in order to allow the alarm to be used both inside and outside of the home. Mobile alarms are ideal for elderly people who wish to stay active and are often away from the house. Nevertheless, in both mobile and landline alarms, the result is the same. When the alarm button is pressed it activates the base unit, this in turn alerts a designated responder (usually a friend or family member), or alerts the SureSafe 24/7 response centre, who will be able to arrange the necessary assistance immediately.

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The Benefits of a Personal Alarm Device for the Elderly

Personal alarm devices for the elderly have a wide range of benefits. The first and arguably most important benefit is helping to prevent sustained and more severe injuries. Studies in the UK have shown that the longer a person stays on the ground following a fall, the longer the recovery time will be. Lying on the floor with an injury for a prolonged period of time can result in further health complications, often causing lifelong ailments. This highlights one of the main benefits of personal alarms for the elderly. They allow immediate help to be requested. Studies also show that by gaining help immediately, the chance of making a full recovery increases to 80%. This shows how neck alarms for the elderly can be potentially life-saving devices in the event of an emergency.

In addition to this, wearable alert devices can help to reduce both worry and risk. It has been shown that those who are less confident and worry more about injuring themselves are more likely to. This is because they may be less keen to move around in fear of falling, however reducing movement also reduces mobility making falling more likely. Confidence is therefore key in helping to protect your elderly loved ones living alone. A wearable alert device for the elderly can be paramount in helping to restore this confidence, knowing that assistance is just the press of a button away.

Here at SureSafe, we offer a range of wearable alert devices for the elderly that can help individuals to live worry-free in the safety of their home whilst providing comfort and peace of mind for friends and loved ones. They help elderly people to maintain independence for longer and live a more fulfilling lifestyle.

To find the perfect option for your elderly loved ones, browse our full range of personal alarm devices for the elderly.

See what our customers are saying about SureSafe

Questions answered & any teething problems resolved. Very helpful & understanding staff.

Just acquired alarm & seems to be working well.

Good idea to note SureSafe emergency number

incase of weak signal.

Also, need to ask about fall detection, whether this can be tested & what is the best setting for my particular situation.

Feel relieved & more safe as I spend a lot of time alone. Wearing the alarm on the wrist is more convenient that having a mobile phone to hand should an emergency arise with little or no alert time. The family & friends app is optional that I prefer ie you can still use the alarm & get help without having this feature. Thank you SureSafe for proving peace of mind.

Stephanie Gould
1 day ago

Excellent customer care from Daniel. Have purchased 3 alarms from Suresafe now, all with Daniel's help. Explains everything easily and always happy to help.

ALR
3 days ago

In the beginning I had a problem with the watch being uncomfortable. They immediately changed it to a pendant and I am now very pleased. The lady on the phone was so helpful and very pleasant. The pendant arrived very quickly with a postage pre paid envelope to return the watch. 😊

Tom
3 days ago

I am not computer literate aged 81. I contacted you for help You were wonderful talking me through each step to register etc.

The following day I fell in the garden and within seconds I was being asked if I was OK ,she called me by my name it was a good experience and very swift and professional THANK YOU

Wendy Scott
5 days ago

Cost effective with fast delivery, simple to set up and use - watch device is not complicated so does not need a lot of thought by the older person to understand and use.

Matt A
5 days ago

Really prompt and appropriate responses. I thoroughly recommend this company and would use them again.

Eileen Goodall
6 days ago

Had a problem with connecting a new carer so emailed for assistance. Problem was solved within 10 minutes of my email. Great service.

Ian
1 week ago

So easy to order online with delivery in 24 hours. Just a short form to fill in with personal and medical details for the call system. Pleased to see that it was sent out in pdf as well as windows format.

Eammon Gray
1 week ago

I researched many alarms on then website and Suresafe is the best safe alarm for me as I had a few falls outside and needed help. I am very happy that it covers inside and outside in the uk. I can now feel safe to visit my family and friends who live many miles away from me.

I changed the black wristband for the silver one as it is easy for me to open and close with arthritis of my fingers when I need to charge it.

Stephanie Murray
1 week ago

Ordered a pendant alarm for my father in Law, it arrived quickly, setup was straight forward, only issue was that he kept setting it off when he sat back to relax and fold his arm. Called through to get it returned, purchased a Watch alarm version, arrived next day, setup again very simple, all good and we are all comfortable that we now have a layer of protection in case he falls or has problems, so much so that two days later I purchased another for my Mother.

Steevan Whittam
2 weeks ago

What if I don't want something hanging round my neck?

Not everyone wants to have pendant hanging around their neck, not everyone feels comfortable with this. Don't worry though, SureSafe has a number of wrist worn options that mean you can still get the same safety and security of a personal alarm system, just worn a different way.

SureSafe's wrist worn alarm options include the SureSafeGO Plus alarm, the FallSafe and the SureSafe Personal Alarm. These three alarms offer a range of different features, all of which can be worn discreetly on the wrist. Whether you are looking for fall detection, 24/7 monitoring or an alarm that calls family and friends directly, these 3 wrist alarms give you plenty of choice at an affordable price.

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