Clear, practical advice on daily living equipment
These pages provide advice and suggestions relating to telecare, telehealth and stand alone options which may complement, or offer an alternative, to certain telecare equipment. Click on the links below to read the relevant advice. General advice on how to use this site.
What is telecare?
Obtaining help in an emergency
Concerned about falling over
Concerned about un-ignited gas
Concerned about fire risks
Concerned about carbon monoxide
Concerned about floods
Concerned about low temperature
Operating telecare buttons and switches
Sample case studies
Case studies of telecare being used
References and further information
Links to relevant websites
Glossary of terms and telecare standards
Ethical issues with assistive technology
Making complaints or reporting unsafe products
All advice is either supported by references (cited in the text) or is based upon peer reviewed professional opinion. Our advice is impartial and not influenced by sponsors or product suppliers listed on the site.
Conflict of interest statement