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06.30.2020

Personal Alarm Watch Partners with Health and Care at Home

Personal Alarm Watch announces partnership with Health and Care at Home to help older people be more independent. Two social enterprises have joined forces to help older people across Devon and…
04.15.2020

Personal Alarms Designed for the Elderly

Personal Alarms for the Elderly - Making design matter... Personal Alarms for the elderly don't have to be terrible. That's why we made a better one. For over 35 years personal alarms for the elderly…
04.08.2020

Why 1 in 10 traditional emergency alarm calls fail.

1 in 10 traditional emergency alarm calls fail. …and Personal Alarm Watch solves the problem. Traditional pendant alarms will be obsolete within 5 years. This is the secret traditional alarm providers…
03.27.2020

How are Personal Alarm Watch dealing with the coronavirus pandemic?

A Note From Our Co-Founder Coronavirus (COVID-19) has made a huge impact on all of our lives and here at Personal Alarm Watch, we are taking it very seriously. Many of our customers are in the most at…
03.17.2020

Coronavirus and How Personal Alarms Can Help

Coronavirus and How Personal Alarms Can Help Following government advice this week on social distancing to manage the spread of coranavirus (COVID-19), our daily lives are changing for the foreseeable…
03.11.2020

Coronavirus and Carehomes

Coronavirus and Carehomes Coronavirus is and will be a very serious issue for older people all over the UK. We are going to give you the facts as they stand so that you can make your own informed…
03.07.2020

Can You Take Your Personal Alarm Onto A Plane

When you are travelling on a plane, there’s a couple of things to bare in mind when it comes to personal alarms. The advice differs depending on whether you have a fixed alarm or a go-anywhere alarm…
03.05.2020

Before You Get A Personal Alarm

We look at a few different things you may want to consider before ordering a personal alarm. We cover: Choosing the best personal alarm for you Preparing your home Selecting named emergency contacts…
03.04.2020

Helen and Oscar's Story

Helen has a collie called Oscar. He’s a very nosey and curious dog but she loves him all the same. A few months ago Helen fell while out on a walk with Oscar. She spent almost an hour on the ground…
02.26.2020

Deciding Whether To Get A Personal Alarm

Personal alarms can give you independence and the freedom to continue living at home for as long as possible. There are lots of different types of alarms, some that can help you only at home, others…
02.25.2020

Guide to Personal Budgets

You may be eligible for a personal budget from your local council in order to help pay for your care needs. You can request an assessment from your council to establish your needs. The money in your…
02.18.2020

VAT Exemption and Relief

VAT Exemption and Relief for Personal Alarms Is the alarm eligible? Personal alarms and careline systems can have VAT reduced from 20% to 0%. This can save you a significant amount of money. To…
02.14.2020

Installing and Using Key Safes Safely

The Best Ways to Safely Install and Use Key Safes If you have already purchased a key safe and would like to know more about how to install and use it safely, this is the guide for you! Below I cover…
02.13.2020

What Are Key Safes, Why Do I Need One and Which One Should I Choose?

What are key safes, why do I need one and which one should I choose? We often receive enquiries about key safes. There are many different brands available and they vary a lot in price too - it can be…
02.11.2020

Carelines - Holding your Medical Details

Many people worry about having their medical or personal details held by a careline. There are a few ways of making sure your details are secure and held to a proper standard. Questions to ask the…
02.05.2020

Guide to Hospital Discharge

Guide to Hospital Discharge If you or a relative has a fall serious enough to be taken to A&E it can be a extremely stressful. If you know how to navigate the system it can make your life a lot easier…
01.16.2020

Fall Risk Calculator

Fall Risk Calculator This is a simple test to understand your fall risk it is designed for use by people 65+ and is used regularly by the NHS. If you answer "Yes" to two or more of the questions…
11.06.2019

Choosing the Best Personal Alarm

Choosing the Best Personal Alarm for you Choosing the right personal alarm can be a daunting task. In most cases, the NHS or your local council are not able to recommend the best service as they…
10.03.2019

What is a Personal Alarm?

A personal alarm will help you be more independent. They allow you to call for help whenever you need it. A simple device with a button raises the alarm to a 24/7 monitoring team. The team will…
09.26.2019

Joan's Personal Alarm

Joan lives alone in an old village post office in deepest darkest Lancashire. She has a very rare condition that means he has life threatening nose bleeds. When these happen she finds it hard to…
09.25.2019

Personal Alarm Watch Reviews

Find Out What Our Customers Think... We recently became the highest rated personal alarm service on Trustpilot. We are very proud of this and thought it would be good to show off some of the quotes…
09.24.2019

Redesigning Pendant Alarms for the 21st Century

Why should older people have to wear a big red button that doesn't even work outside their home? Personal Alarms were invented in the early 1980's and to be honest, haven't really changed since. We…
09.23.2019

Welcome to our New Blog

Welcome to our new Blog! We hope you enjoy the articles we write in the coming months. As always, we love feedback so do let us know if there is anything we could be writing that you would find…