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Home Safety Service

Technology can play an integral part in:

  • Supporting health and wellbeing outcomes for individuals in their home or a community setting,
  • Providing a 24 hour telephone link where a keyholder or emergency services can be contacted,
  • Helping manage the risks associated with independent living.

Technology refers to a broad range of devices designed to keep someone safe at home or summon assistance in an emergency situation.  Services are mainly used by older people or people with disabilities but can also support people with significant health problems. 

  • Telecare (Click here to apply)

    Telecare equipment provides a 24 hour telephone link between the service user and 'Careline' via the dispersed alarm, help button and other sensors. Careline establishes the nature of the problem and if required, contacts the keyholder or the emergency services.

  • Technology Enabled Care (TEC) (Click here to apply)

    Technology Enabled Care (TEC) brings together new and innovative ways using the latest technology to help the assessment or monitor an individual, it will help people take control of their own health conditions while remaining independent and living at home. This technology does not replace a care package but can work in tandem with it.