Medical Alarm

We've answered all the most common queries surrounding medical alarms here at Independent Living Help, so you can gain the knowledge to know how to choose a medical alarm that matches your specific needs.

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Medical alarms provide people with quick access to emergency assistance. Simply push a button designed onto the devices and you will be put into contact with a trained operator, who will be able to send emergency help no matter where you are.

This shouldn't be an issue. For added peace of mind though, ask a medical alarm provider if they are able to supply you with a broadband filter which is fitted onto your telephone line.

Yes, there are. This is because it is not uncommon for falls to unfortunately occur in or around a shower or bath. Therefore, it's vital that the buttons on medical alarms can still work when any devices are worn or fitted around a bathtub or shower unit.