How Do I ?

Telecare & Telehealth

How does it work?

  • Living Independently At Home
  • Calls received at 24 hour monitoring centre within seconds
  • Your Contacts – Friends, Neighbours, Relatives, Carers, Emergency Services

How Can I Get It?
You can get TeleCare in 2 ways
Through the Statutory Grant
 Private Purchase

The Grant – Seniors Alert Scheme

You need to get this through a registered community group in your area. The grant will cover the following items:
Monitored Personal Alarm (Basic TeleCare)               €250
Additional Pendant/Reinstallation                             €50

Private Purchase

TeleCare is very cost effectively priced. Most Companies do a rental option as well as outright purchase. There are a range of additional sensors that you can purchase that will allow you to manage risks in the home including:

  • Monitored Fall Detector
  • Bogus Caller Button
  • Epilepsy Sensor
  • Medication Reminder
  • Heat Extremes Sensor
  • Flood Detector
  • Wandering Alert

List of Service Providers

Company Name Telephone Number Email Website
Emergency Response Ltd 1850 247 999
TASK Community Care 01-8435889
eircom PhoneWatch 1850 753 753
Fold TeleCare 047-52375
Alertline 1890 22 44 22


List of Registered Groups in Co. Louth

This is the list of groups currently registered in Co Louth with the Department and listed on their website. You can contact the Department on 071-9107818.

Area of Coverage of Organisation Contact Person Contact Number
Dundalk – Muirhevnamor / Coxes Demesne / Dundalk Town Andrea Connolly (042) 9334984
Regional Elizabeth Duffy (042) 9332848
Mid & North County Louth Liam Tynan (042) 9331641
Drogheda & surrounding areas Margaret McCullen (041) 9836084
Dundalk & surrounding areas Eithne Mac Caffrey (042) 9337108
Dundalk Town/ Great Northen Haven/ Barrack St. Patrick Kerins (042) 9370361
Drogheda / South Louth and East Meath Maeve Healy (041) 9841970
Monasterboice Parish Philomena McGovern (041) 9835744
Ravensdale / Jenkinstown Margaret Loughran (042) 9380713
Ardee & Part of Collon Michael Rice (041) 6853717
Annagassan / Togher / Clogherhead Michael Lynch  (041) 6852375