The 50 Plus Show RDS Industries Hall Dublin 14th & 15th April 2023 [UPCOMING EVENT]

by ronan

TASK Community Care are delighted to once again exhibit at this years 50 Plus Show at the RDS Industries Hall Dublin on April 14th and 15th 2023.

The 50+ Show is Ireland's only dedicated event addressing the needs, interests and cocerns od people 50 and over. All under one roof over 2 days in the RDS.

We will be showing the latest in Telehealthcare technologies Including:

  • Socially Monitored Alarms
  • Personal and Asset GPS Locators
  • Independent living Technologies
  • Falls Prevention alarms
  • Dementia support systems.

This is sure to be another great event, please drop by and say hello to the team. 

We will be located at stand 76

Living Well for Longer Expo Event

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Healthy Laois & Age Friendly Laois 
Thursday, 13th April 2023, 4-8pm 
Portlaoise College, Mounthrath Road, Portlaoise Co.Laois R32 N735
Showcasing the supports, services,groups and activities available to all ages in Laois
  • HSE Health Screening
  • TASK Community Care - Assistive Technology Demonstrations
  • Support Groups
  • Health Age Friendly Homes
  • Healthy Cooking Demos
  • Grant Information
  • Activity Hub Stands
  • Community Groups


For more info & to Pre-Register:



We hope to see you there!

Community Safety Awareness Day Tipperary

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TASK Community Care are delighed to exhibit at the upcoming Community Safety Awareness Day at Moyle Rovers GAA Club on Sunday 29th January 2023.

On the day bikes and trikes will be property marked in a theft prevention campaign.

Those taking part are asked to make a donation to the Tipperary branch of Down Syndrome Ireland.

If you are in the area please drop by 10am -3pm

Covid-19 Crime Prevention Advice Notice

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Covid-19 Crime Prevention Advice notice issued by An Garda Síochána. This has been developed to ensure all individuals are alert to bogus callers, online scams and home security.



Looking after our customers during COVID-19

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COVID-19/Coronavirus Customer Notice

18 March 2020

For over 45 years, TASK, and the communities we serve, have faced various challenges. We have come through them all, thanks to the commitment of our team, our customers, and the dedication of the community groups we work with. The interests of our customers, our people and our communities are at the centre of everything we do, and this is particularly important during these challenging times.

With this in mind, we wanted to reassure you, that we are putting in place a number of robust measures to enable customers to receive telecare and pendant alarm units, while prioritising health and safety.

We understand that the alarms and installations are a lifeline for many people, and we take this responsibility extremely seriously. Our CareLink team, including our dedicated installers, continue working tirelessly to support our customers.

TASK's 24-hour CareLink monitoring centre is operating day and night. Robust contingency plans are also in place, to ensure an effective continuous service throughout the duration of the COVID-19 global pandemic and beyond.

As a result of Covid-19, we have made some changes to the installation service that customers should be aware of;

TASK installers will now deliver units to customer's premises but will not carry out an installation unless this has be pre-agreed. Customers can also opt for equipment to be delivered by An Post. Full installation instructions and details of telephone support will be included with each alarm unit.

Where a customer needs TASK to install the alarm, our installers will wear a face mask, and will disinfectant the monitored alarm and any surfaces they have touched before leaving the premises. Customers must also remain in another room during the installation, or at least 2 metres away from the installer at all times.

To further mitigate against the risk of Covid-19, TASK installers will complete the installation/keyholder form by telephone with the customer.

For forms requiring a signature, including the installation/keyholder form, our installers can temporarily do this on behalf of the customer to avoid unnecessary contact. The installer will stay at least two steps away. A copy of the signed form will subsequently be sent to customers.

Special arrangements for customers impacted by Covid-19 have also been put in place.

In these difficult times, we want you to know that you can rely on us to keep you connected 24-hours a day, when it matters most.


TASK will keep all customers up-to-date through this website and via our Social Media channels.

©Copyright TASK Limited 2020                                                                     

Updated 20 March 2020


TASK Sponsors Regional Stroke Conference 2020

by ronan
It's great to be sponsors of this year's Regional Stroke Conference, which is taking place on Mon 30 March 2020. A very worthwhile event to attend. The purpose of the event is to promote awareness around stroke, aphasia and brain injury; rehab and recovery. Also up for discussion on the day will be how support can be provided for families and carers, risks and prevention, healthy lifestyle, medical advancements in various treatments and stroke survivor stories.

The event is hosted by South Tipperary Stroke Communication Group in association with The Irish Heart Foundation. We hope to see you there and all are welcome to attend. For further information on the event, please contact Martin on 087-6101628. Details o the event are also included in the Regional Stroke Conference event Poster below:

Telecare Alarms With CCTV Now Available

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Telecare with CCTV - Activates when emergency button is pressed

Telecare with combined CCTV is now available from TASK. The live (CCTV) visual monitoring will only be activated, after a client has pressed their emergency pendant alarm button for help. The system allows for visual monitoring of shared areas, in or around the home (hallway/kitchen/driveway etc).  Trained CareLink call-handlers can then assess the situation, often more accurately, to determine the type of assistance that is required. Recordings can be made available in line with GDPR data protection laws, after the event.

Using CCTV technology in conjunction with your monitored telecare alarm can allow for added peace of mind and security, for instance with front/rear door CCTV monitoring, along with two-way voice communication. Trained CareLink call-handlers will take the appropriate action as and when necessary.

Additions to the system can include a KeySafe or automatic door release. This can allow the monitoring center to provide a code and/or open doors to the dwelling, in the event of emergency services requiring access. This removes the need for forced entry if key holders are not available.

To find out more about TASK's CCTV with telecare, call us on 01 8435889 (ROI) or 02890 360280 (UK)

Cold temperature detector

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Could You Benefit From a Cold Temperature Detector (Hypothermia Alert)

The cold temperature/hypothermia detector alert, can send an alert to TASK's 24-hour monitoring centre via your telecare base unit, if room temperature falls below a safe level. By doing so, the alarm can help to prevent hypothermia in older people.

According to the HSE, if the temperature in your home falls below 16ºC you could be at risk of hypothermia. Hypothermia is dangerous, as it can easily lead to unconsciousness, and even death if the body’s temperature continues to fall. Older people are particularly vulnerable, as their mechanisms for regulating body temperature may not be as efficient as those who are younger, due to increasing age and chronic medical conditions. The HSE advises that room temperature is monitored, and that older people should keep the living room warm throughout the day (21º C if active, 24º C if inactive).

Hypothermia symptoms can include:

Pale skin.
Drowsiness and lethargic behaviour.
Mental confusion.
A loss of co-ordination.
Heavy breathing and slurred speech.
Feeling weak.
A state of shock.

The cold temperature/hypothermia detector is wireless, and along with your telecare base unit can be monitored, 24 hours a day. If you have an existing TASK telecare alarm, you can add a low temperature/hypothermia detector to your existing system (wirelessly). It's a great way to ensure the temperature in your home, or in the home of a loved one, doesn't drop below a safe level.

How much will the telecare monitoring cost?

TASK's telecare monitoring fees are €66 (ROI) £52 (UK). If you already have a TASK telecare system/pendant alarm for which we provide 24-hour monitoring, we will monitor your cold temperature detector/hypothermia alert, free of charge. All you will pay is the initial cost of the cold temperature detector.

How do I order my cold temperature detector?

You can order your cold temperature detector/hypothermia alert online [link to be added] or call us on 01 8435889 (ROI) or 02890 360280 (UK).


 Wireless Cold Temperature Detector / Hypothermia Alert 

TASK Sponsors Tipperary (Ireland) International Peace Awards (2019)

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TASK is proud to have sponsored the Tipperary (Ireland) International Peace Awards 2019, and to have had the privilege to present this year's award to Former President of Ireland, Mrs. Mary Robinson. The awards which took place 7th November in the Excel Heritage Centre in Tipperary, were organised by the Tipperary Peace Convention. Many thanks to everyone involved in this excellent event.

Pictured left to right: Mr. Ronan Bunting, TASK Community Care, presenting the award to Mrs. Mary Robinson, with Mr. Peter Butler, TASK Community Care, and Honorary Secretary of the Tipperary Peace Convention, Mr. Martin Quinn

Pictured left to right: Mr. Ronan Bunting, TASK Community Care, Mrs. Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland, and Mr. Peter Butler, TASK Community Care.


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