Telecare for Falls - Fall Detection


Automatic fall detection 

Automatic fall detection systems can be a lifeline for many people and can greatly increase the opportunity for independent living. Fall detection systems can send an immediate alert for help when someone has a trip of fall in the home. This means an individual will not be left alone if this type of incident does occur. This considerably relieves anxiety for anyone who has a fall and increases the chance of a faster recovery. 

Automatic fall detection alerts - day and night

There is no doubt that fall detection products save lives. We have first-hand experience of this each day in our 24/7 CareLink Monitoring Centre in Ireland, where many of the calls we receive are from people who have had a slip or fall in the home. Our fall detection products also lessons the distress when a fall occurs by sending an automatic alert for help and thus providing reassurance

Consequences of falls at home

The chance of falling increases as we get older and sadly falls are the main cause of fatal injuries among older people. Even non-fatal falls can have far-reaching consequences for people by reducing confidence and increasing dependency. For instance, many individuals recovering from a broken hip will need assistance with activities of daily living more than a year after the fracture. Fall detection systems can give confidence to someone who has already sufferred a fall, who might otherwise be reluctant to continue with daily tasks.

Fall detection systems from TASK Community Care 

Please view our fall detection products below or visit our telecare products page which includes equipment for people at risk of falling. To find out more about emergency alarms and telecare in general please visit our telecare page. If you have any questions about fall detection systems before you make a purchase, please contact us.



The Man Down Sensor is an innovative device that has a built-in tilt device, which detects if the person is in a horizontal position such as lying on the floor.  The Man Down sensor will automatically send an alarm when its position remains unchainged after a set period of time.



The Fall Detector is a smart device equipped with a help call button and an automatic fall detector which detects a heavy fall. It is designed to be worn as a wristband permanently for maximum comfort for the user in their every day life.




The Bed Occupancy Sensor is simply placed under the mattress covers of a bed. It can be programmed to send an alert immediately when an individual exits the bed. Alternatively, the alarm can be set to send an alert only when a person does not return to bed within a reasonable time. 



The Chair Occupancy is placed out of sight under the cushion of a chair. This fall detection product can send an alert immediately when an individual leaves the chair, indicating a possible fall.




Can be used to detect unusual periods of inactivity within the home. For instance, can be placed on cupboard doors and/or inner doors in the home and will alert our Response Centre staff after an agreed time of inactivity, and who can then make a check up call.



A Ceiling Mounted Pullcord can be located anywhere mobility problems exist. Often installed in the bedroom or bathroom as a precaution in addition to a mobile pendant and can be positioned in any areas where personal alarm button is unlikely to be worn. Often used for fall detection.


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