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Emergency Personal Alarm

From: Department of Rural and Community Development

How the Senior Alerts Scheme works

The Senior Alerts Scheme provides grants for personal emergency alarms for older people.


To apply, you must be aged 65 or over and one of the following:

  • have limited means or resources
  • living alone
  • living alone for significant periods of time during the day
  • living with someone who is also eligible
  • caring for someone else in your household
  • living in an area covered by the registered group administering the grant support
  • will benefit from the equipment
  • willing to maintain contact with the registered group

How to apply

You can get an application form and more information from your local residents' association/ community group by clicking the link below.