Home Adult social care and health Help in your own home Alarms for falls Alarms for falls - also known as ‘community alarms’ or ‘lifeline service’ - can help you if you’re assessed as having a high risk of falls. Benefits of an alarmCommunity alarms provide two facilities - an alert service and a mobile response service.Alert ServiceThe alert service will contact:a named person of your choicethe control centre 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including bank holidays)Mobile Response ServiceIf you don’t have anyone that can be alerted, a mobile response service will come out to:a call if you require medical assistanceinvestigate a call if you don’t answer to a telephone callan automated background call - eg if you have a mains electrical failure and you can’t be contacted.There is a charge for this service and you would need to have a key safe fitted if we help to pay for your alarm. We would arrange fitting the key safe for you.Getting an alarm from usThe community alarm alert service is available if you’re over 18 years old and have been assessed as having a high risk of falls.You can get an alarm installed in your home by contacting Adult Social Care who will refer you to the Assistive Technology Team for an assessment. They’ll let you know if you can get any financial help towards the cost of an alarm.Getting an alarm yourselfIf you’d like to have an alarm fitted and pay for it yourself, you can contact Tunstall Home directly to arrange installation:Tunstall HomeTelephone: 0330 123 3303Email: email@example.com Further Reading Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.