Assistive technology - alarms and helpful gadgets | Oxfordshire County Council

Assistive technology - alarms and helpful gadgets

Assistive technology includes a wide range of devices from simple memory aids to high tech GPS tracking devices to locate somebody who's gone missing. We can supply:

  • Telecare - sensors in your home are linked to a 24-hour monitoring centre. 
  • Simple gadgets which trigger alerts or reminders to the person themselves or a family member/carer via a portable pager.
  • movement sensors which help to determine how a person is managing their daily routine at home. 

An assessment can be requested by contacting the Social and Health Care Team or by completing the online enquiry form.

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How assistive technology helps

Benefits that using alarms and helpful gadgets can bring and difficulties they can help overcome.

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Telecare service

Countywide service providing Telecare alarm equipment to vulnerable and older adults.


Simple gadgets

Stand alone assistive technology to help you maintain your independence, safety and quality of life.

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