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Emergency alarms failing people who live alone

People living alone are at risk of having accidents/falls and not being found or not being able to get help- this is all the more pertinent with people being isolated at home due to Covid-19 social distancing/shielding guidelines. Emergency pendant alarms can help with this in some cases, but people often forget to wear them or forget to press the button when they need help. I wondered if having voice-activated alert systems might be more appropriate for many people who may instinctively...

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Rebekah Estaugh

United Kingdom

Joined this community on Feb 15, 2019

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Local Services - London and South East Region

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