What is a Panic Button for the Elderly?

Do you have concerns about what would happen if an accident should occur and nobody is around to help? The answer could be a panic button for the elderly.

When you need a solution to help you rest easy, a panic button for yourself, or elderly relatives, gives you the additional security you seek. Giving older people the confidence to stay in their own homes, panic buttons offer a safe and reliable way of calling for assistance from family, friends or the emergency services, whenever they feel at risk or vulnerable.

Best selling panic alarm for elderly

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Mobile GPS tracker alarm. Be safe anywhere, either 24/7 Monitored or Family Monitored
  • At home or on the go Fully Mobile
  • Fall icon Automatic Fall Detection
  • Map GPS icon GPS Tracking
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How Can A Panic Button For The Elderly Help?

A panic alarm for the elderly is an extremely useful tool for people wanting to maintain their independence long into their old age. As panic buttons allow the user to summon assistance should they fall or become unwell, both the user and their family and friends are afforded greater peace of mind knowing their loved ones are being looked after. The alarm can also be used if the user feels distressed at all, for example if they have an unexpected or unwanted caller at their door, or feel in danger in any way.

For elderly people living alone, this service can be a vital lifeline. Family members may not always be able to reach their aging loved ones quickly when they call. With a 24-hour monitoring service, older people can remain independent, living in their own homes for longer whilst still feeling confident and secure.

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Wrist worn fall detector alarm that can detect a fall and get you or a loved one the help they need.
  • Home icon Helping People Stay in their Homes Longer
  • Shower proof icon Showerproof
  • Ringing Telephone Icon Uses Landline
from £35.00
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Fall Alert

Neck worn personal alarm that can detect a fall and call for help.
  • Home icon Helping People Stay in their Homes Longer
  • Shower proof icon Showerproof
  • Neckworn icon Discreet and Lightweight
from £35.00
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SureSafe 24/7 Connect

Monitored alarm system for the elderly giving 24/7/365 days peace of mind.
  • Bath proof icon Bath & Showerproof
  • Wristworn icon Available as a Wristband or a Pendant
  • Fall icon Add Automatic Fall Detection at Any Time
from £35.00
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How does a Panic Button for the Elderly Work?

A panic alarm for the elderly can work in a variety of ways, depending on the particular model you choose. Different alarms have different features and benefits, so it is important to think carefully before you choose the one that you feel suits you best.

What most panic alarms have in common is how they help people in the event of an emergency. Most panic alarms are wearable devices that allow the user to call for help by simply pressing the SOS button. Multiple wearing options are available, with most alarms coming with both wrist and neck worn options. If the wearer needs help, for example if they suddenly feel unwell, all they need to do is press the button and the alarm will automatically call out for help.

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Great products and very helpful staff when making contact. We purchased a watch after my husbands health deteriorated. He wears the watch daily and has the option to long press the button to call my phone, it also has fall detection so if he falls at all it calls me automatically. It then follows up either with a text with his location so I could find him if needed for any reason. Great peace of mind and has given him a lot of independence back.

Sarah Calver
2 weeks ago

Fantastic service from initial enquiry to set up. Very helpful and courteous staff. Excellent product. Would highly recommend for peace of mind.

Trish Valentine
3 weeks ago

Excellent service and support! I selected SureSafe based on previous reviews and from the technical details provided on their website. The pendant with cellular service provided the very best features ….panic alarm, fall down alarm, built in speaker and microphone, plus GPS. Being based in USA did not present any difficulties for getting this service set up for my 90 year old mother in Hampshirite, UK. Peace on mind what critical for me. The cost is very reasonable and my Mother had to use the service several times. A few times were false alarms but a few were for a real need. Alerting other family members, neighbors could not have been easier and help soon arrived. Independent living is no longer an option for my Mother and she is now in a Care Home where she can get 24 hr support. Cancelling the service was simple. Do I recommend this….absolutely! The pendant is still usable and it can be transferred to other family members as and when their need arises. Then it’s just a case of activating the service.

Jonathan Guest
3 weeks ago

Excellent customer service - informative professional representative - Richard Sheil explained the product options and capabilities fully and it is ideal for my elderly parents requirements. Having purchased one for each of them, I now feel that they are fully protected & safe , which has made me feel comfortable that they now have the support they need should there be a requirement.

Derrick Heatley
3 weeks ago

Suresafe Alarms supplied an alarm system for my elderly father. It was simple to set up and worked very well. My father used the alarm on at least two occasions and I was alerted by Suresafe to go to his assistance. I would not hesitate to recommend this company.

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3 weeks ago

I searched on line for a monitored alarm for my wife who has Motorneuron Desease . I found Suresafe Alarms and other companies on google, but I found their website very easy to use and found exactly what we need AND the prices were all there as well. I sent an email request on saturday not expecting a response till monday but John phoned me within an hour. He was very professional, polite, and definately not pushy. He asked what I wanted to acheive and quided me to the right system. I set up the contract and bought the alarm within 15 minutes. Excellent service and I am confident of the company being as good as John in supporting the system. I am happy now knowing that if my wife falls anywhere she will be helped. Thank you John.

Rob Wood
3 weeks ago

Saturday morning about 11am I sent a request to SureSafe by email asking for clarification of purchase options. Saturday afternoon 3pm i received a phone call from John at SureSafe. He spent about 20 minutes with me explaining the various options functions costs etc. He also asked about the physical condition of the recipient to help with the decision. I ultimately chose one option and with his help there and then purchased the products to be sent out as next day delivery on the next working day Monday. Excellent service.

3 weeks ago

Great service from John and great product. Purchased for my Mum who’s hard of hearing but she does hear the pendant really well which I was surprised at. Within the first 48hrs of her having it she was contacted by a very nice representative to advise the battery was running low, she was very impressed. Thank you, we’re relieved she has this device with her.

Liz Howells
3 weeks ago

Great product and great service. From the initial call with John and selecting the right product all the way through to now using the product and company. Great support from the customer care team and the peace of mind I now have is well worth the cost

Holly Farrell
3 weeks ago

Will definitely be recommending the product and service from SureSafe. Bought this SureSafe GO for my nan and its changed her life. She now has more freedom than she has had for a long time and the peace of mind is value for money. John from the 1st point of contact and Jo from the customer care team once we recieved the device are both professionals offering great advice and service.

Stephen Simpson
3 weeks ago

What types of Panic Alarm for the Elderly are there?

As mentioned above, most panic buttons for the elderly work in a similar way in terms of having an SOS button to press. As also mentioned above, beyond the headline similarities, there are a lot of different options for the features and benefits you can get from you panic alarm.

SureSafe offers the broadest range of panic buttons for the elderly on the market. Our goal is to be able to have the perfect alarm solution for everyone’s needs, so we go the extra mile to make sure we have options that can suit peoples different needs and budgets.

If you want an alarm with the peace of mind of being connected to a 24/7 response centre then look no further that the SureSafe 24/7 Connect Alarm. If you prefer your alarm to call your family and friends directly then the SureSafe Personal Alarm might be better suited for you as it will call up to 3 numbers of your choice when activated. If you want the additional safety of having a fall detector, where the alarm can actually detect falls and call for help by itself, check out the FallSafe and Fall Alert as potential options, which also both come with 24/7 monitoring.

If you are looking for an alarm that can offer protection both at home and away from it, we recommend that you cast your eyes at the SureSafeGO and SureSafeGO Plus alarms. These mobile alarms can work at home, in the garden and also when away from your home. This could include while going for a walk, going to the shops or doing another outdoor activity that you enjoy. Both alarms also come with fall detection as standard, and include GPS tracking so that people know where you are when they need help.

If all of that sounds like too many options, or if you have any questions or would like any help in selecting the right alarm for you, then give us a call on 0800 112 3201. Our friendly team of panic button experts will be only too happy to help.

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