Automatic fall detector without SOS button


New member
May 15, 2019

I'm trying to source an automatic fall detector device, without an SOS button. My mum has mixed dementia and would not be able to press a button when needed. However, she would likely press this repeatedly when not needed.

Ideally one with is accurate, waterproof, and is backed by a 24/7 care contact.

Any advice, please?
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Registered User
Apr 6, 2011
There is at least one waterproof (IP67 water resistant up to one metre, for up to 30 minutes) pendant with fall detection that has a button on two faces and requires them to be squeezed together to trigger an alarm although mashing a single button will also trigger an alarm.
Pressing either button on it's own causes a system test of rechargeable battery, mobile network connection, and GPS location.

It's supplied by Taking Care (was AgeUK), is a top if the range model and priced appropriately.
It's based on technology designed by ChipTech (Lancaster University) and largely manufactured in the Antipodes.

As I live alone, spend a lot of time in the garden out of audio range of a base station and also go walks in local countryside I have one.

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