Telecare is a combination of wireless alarms and sensors fitted in your home. It is monitored through your phone line, 24 hours a day every day. Its aim to is help people, of any age, to live safely and independently in their own homes for as long as possible.
Telecare helps improve confidence, minimise risks and also provide peace of mind to carers and families. The most well known Telecare equipment is the pendant alarm, but there are many other sensors that you can add on, including fall detectors, bed sensors and smoke detectors. The extensive range of different types means that the telecare you have can be tailored to meet your specific needs and wishes.
How different kinds of telecare work
Explaining telecare that supports good and health safety in the home
Choosing a supplier
Make the right decision when buying telecare equipment
Finding a telecare provider in your area
Organisations that have contracts with Hampshire County Council’s Adult Services Department
Paying for telecare
Find out if you need to pay