Highlights of this report


Price and policies


We found big differences in the policies of approved suppliers. Read more

Suppliers compared


Price per fortnight and cancellation rights for the main providers. Read more

Buying advice


What to check for before you sign a contract. Read more


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Some medical alarm companies aren't playing fair.

Medical alarms can help older people to live independently – and provide peace of mind for friends and relatives.  But we found wide variation in contracts used by suppliers, with some including terms and conditions we think are unfair.

We compare the contracts and prices of the main "approved" suppliers and look at what you should consider before signing up.