Cordia Community Alarms and Telecare Service

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Service summary

Community alarms and telecare service provides a call monitoring and response service available to vulnerable elderly residents in Glasgow 24 hours a day, seven days per week.

Client groups

Any vulnerable person.

Service details

Applications for community alarm systems and telecare are welcome from Social Work Services, Hospital Discharge Teams and Occupational Therapists as well as self-referrals. All applications must be passed to social work telecare team for authorisation (
Once an application has been received our admin team will process it as quickly as possible and we will endeavour to install an alarm unit as soon as practical.

The dispersed alarm unit requires a modern telephone socket with a line that can make outgoing phone calls and a nearby power socket- the alarm needs to be plugged in at all times. Depending on vulnerability additional peripherals such as linked smoke alarm, property exit sensors, bed or chair occupancy sensors, etc. can be requested from social work.

Further information

Accredited member of Telecare Services Association for referral, call monitoring, response and to European technical specification from June 2011.

Registered with Care Inspectorate to provide the following service:

Support Service - Care at Home

Opening times

The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Area served

Glasgow City


Services can be accessed via social work.


Cordia community alarms and telecare service accessed via Glasgow City Council's Social Work Services are charged based on a financial assessment.

The page was last updated on 28 September 2018

Main address

Blair Court
100 Borron Street
G4 9XE

Main telephone

0141 276 2020

Organisation email


Cordia Community Alarms and Telecare Service

Contact telephone

0141 276 2020

Contact email