community response

has anyone heard of or know about some form of community based unit that responds to non medical emergencys [falls ect] to vunerable members of the comunity rather than haveing to call 999?

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  • Hi johnpa

    We have discussed pendant alarms before which may help-
    ataxia-uk.healthunlocked.co...

    The last post in this discussion mentions a fall alarm. I have no experience of these myself but after putting 'falls alarm' into Google, there seems to be plenty on the market. It may be worth having a look yourself or contacting your OT if you have one or social services to see if they can help.

    Best Wishes

    Harriet
  • I have "Lifeline" which is basically a "falls pendant alarm" where you press the button for help.You nominate the responders.
  • HI John
    Try this link below:
    www.ageuk.org.uk/buy/help-a...
    Hope you find it useful Take care

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