Canary is a simply brilliant way to help your loved ones continue to live in their own homes for longer

What is Canary?

Canary is a discreet, easy to install monitoring and notification system that provides round the clock reassurance to family members whilst allowing the older or vulnerable person to stay in the home they love. 

Canary respects the privacy of people who need care and support so does not use cameras so no-one can be seen or heard.

Canary costs as little as £249 + a monthly cost of £16 for the monitoring service. Canary is also available to rent from £40 a month. These are ex-VAT prices for the Standard Canary System. VAT exemption may apply. Click on the Shop tab above for more details.

Melanie's story

Melanie is a customer who purchased Canary to help look after her mum and keep her independent in her own home. She had been diagnosed with vascular dementia and Melanie was naturally worried about her. Hear how Canary has helped Melanie and her mum.

How will it help?

Canary allows family members to see at a glance via a mobile, tablet or laptop if their loved one:

Canary also helps people to feel safe and secure in their own home – happy in the knowledge that a loved one is keeping a discreet eye on them

Alerts tailored to your circumstances

Canary will text or email you if anything out of the ordinary occurs, so that you can check with your parent or family member that everything is okay.

Visitor cards allow you to track visits

The Canary package also contains a visitor card, It can tell you if a visitor (domestic, personal care or meal delivery) has called at the expected time.

Read more about how Canary can help

Why use Canary?

By listening to people, we know that being able to live independently at home is very important to people’s wellbeing and happiness.

However, family members want to know that their loved ones are ok - but without constantly bothering them - and some older people can feel nervous about living alone.

Reassurance for the whole family is particularly important if there has been a recent event such as a fall or a spell in hospital.

Canary offers a solution that means that older and vulnerable people can continue to maintain the independence they desire with the added reassurance that family members are discreetly able to see that they are all right - and will be notified if anything out of the ordinary occurs.

There may be times when you are particularly worried, such as:

  • Before or after a spell in hospital
  • After a bereavement
  • If you are concerned about memory loss
  • Following a diagnosis of dementia /Alzheimer’s
  • After a fall

At these times, Canary provides peace of mind to both the older person and their family that family help is never far away. If the situation changes, it can also help to clarify if any additional support is needed and the right time to provide that support.

Read more about the situations where Canary can be useful

How does Canary work?

Easy to install sensors

Discreet sensors are placed in the rooms and on the doors* used most often to monitor movement around the house, exit and entry from the house and temperature so that the family can keep a gentle eye on things.

* part of the premium package

View the information wherever you are

This information is relayed to your mobile, computer or laptop so you can see if everything is as it should be.

Instant notifications for peace of mind

Canary will let you know straight away by text and/or email if anything out of the ordinary occurs.

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What people say about Canary

Living at home means everything to me - I want to stay close to my friends and be part of the community.

Having Canary means that my daughter knows that I’m ok and we can both carry on living the lives we love.

JP, Newcastle

I like it because I can monitor my Dad at all times of the day and know that he’s safe.

I know what’s going on in his home, when care is being delivered – it gives me peace of mind.

MC, Bromley

Canary can make a real difference. Try it for 30 days risk free

We’re confident that Canary will make a real difference to you and your loved one, but we also appreciate that every situation is unique and you may want to try it to see for yourself.

For this reason, we offer a 30 day no quibble money-back guarantee.

If you decide that Canary isn’t right for you, you can simply return it to us for a full refund within 30 days of purchase. Returns must be in their original packaging.


Talking about Canary

Here is a downloadable leaflet to help you discuss how Canary can help your family with the person being cared for. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions

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