Telecare detection equipment

Telecare equipment supports people to live safely and independently at home. Using special sensors Telecare can detect potential emergencies at home, like:

  • Falls
  • Wandering
  • Medication mismanagement
  • Fire
  • Flooding
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Gas leaks

Telecare (Tele G) is provided by Gloucestrshire County Council. If you are considered suitable for the Telecare system and you meet the county council's fair access to care criteria, a sceening assessment will be arranged to make sure the equipment is suitable for you.

If you meet the assessment criteria, the equipment will be provided free of charge. However there may be a charge for the monitoring and maintenance element of the service. For further information on this contact social services.