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Personal Fall Alarm

Personal Fall Alarm

The SureSafe personal fall alarm systems are a revolutionary way to ensure quick and automatic response to an emergency situation. They are the ideal method of raising the alert should a fall occur, even if the wearer is unable to act themselves. A fall may occur due to a number of reasons from reduced balance due to age, obstacles or medical conditions such as epileptic fits, strokes or heart attacks. In many cases a fall can render the wearer unconscious or unable to move due to injury. This means that they are unable to call for help via normal means; they may not even be able to press an emergency alarm button.

A personal fall alarm eliminates the need for this. An alert will be raised and assistance given without the wearer having to press anything. The SureSafe personal fall alarms feature automatic fall detection. By measuring factors such as air speed, air pressure and impact on the pendant, the alarm can detect whether a fall has taken place. The 24/7 monitoring centre or designated contact will then be notified so that appropriate help can be sent.  This means that the elderly person is on the ground for less time, leading to possible improved recovery chances and timescale. 

What is a Personal Fall Alarm?

A personal fall alarm acts as an added layer of security for elderly people living, or spending prolonged periods of time alone. Leaving an elderly, frail or otherwise ill person alone and in distress after a fall or medical event, without medical attention, can cause further health complications and thus increase the severity of injuries and  recovery time. Unlike other alarms that require the user to press a button or interact with the alarm in order to request assistance,  a fall alarm does this automatically.

The alarm has built in sensors that measure the air pressure and air speed, allowing it to detect if the wearer has fallen and is unable to get up. Should this happen, the alarm sends a signal to the response centre, so that the necessary help can be immediately sent

The Anywhere Alarm System

Our personal fall alarm with ‘Go Anywhere technology and 24/7 monitoring, uses a mobile network in place of a landline. This essentially means that the wearer can request assistance no matter where they are; they do not have to be at home or within a certain distance of a base unit.

Utilising the same technology as our indoor fall alarm systems, our Go Anywhere personal fall alarms also measure certain factors in order to automatically detect a fall. The difference lies in the way in which an alert is raised. Rather than sending a signal to the base unit (usually a landline) the alarm itself acts as the base unit. Using mobile technology, a distress signal is sent to the monitoring centre or to a designated contact if the wearer has a fall. With in-built GPS, the anywhere alarm not only knows when someone has fallen but also knows exactly where they are, so that help can be sent to the wearer’s specific location.

PERSONAL FALL ALARMS

Why Choose a Personal Fall Alarm?

The main benefit of a personal fall alarm is the added sense of security it offers. If your elderly or vulnerable loved one fell with nobody around to help, you don’t know what might happen. They may not have the ability to call for help via traditional means, or even press a button. This is because a fall may render someone unconscious, or unable to move due to injury. By wearing a  fall alarm this worry can be removed. You can rest easy knowing that if the worst should happen, your loved ones will be looked after, gaining assistance almost immediately. Through this their chance of making a full recovery is greatly improved. 

In addition to this, the personal fall alarm allows wearers to maintain their independence for longer. With options for a range of lifestyles, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for. Wearers are able to move freely both inside and outside of the home with confidence, knowing that if they should fall, they will receive help quickly. This added confidence helps to improve the overall wellbeing and happiness of wearers.

Personal Fall Alarm Features

Features of the SureSafe personal fall alarm systems include:

  • Use of mobile connection technology allowing alarms to be used anywhere, both inside and away from the home 
  • Allows for independence to be maintained, helping to improve the overall happiness and wellbeing of the wearer
  • 24/7 monitoring and rapid action from our dedicated response centre
  • GPS tracking so the wearer can be easily located
  • Automatic fall detection technology so that wearers are able to gain assistance even if they are unable to request it themselves. Ensures that  events that render the user unconscious or unable to move,  such as heart attacks, strokes, seizures, are addressed

If you think you or your loved ones would benefit from a personal fall alarm, explore the full range. For further advice and support, contact a member of our expert team today!

Please note that fall detectors are not guaranteed to detect 100% of falls but do significantly increase wearer safety. Please see individual product pages for full details.