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Aid Call (Healthcare division) sale to Tynetec

Published on 30 July 2010 09:00 AM

Tynetec Limited, one of the UK's leading suppliers of Telecare and remote health equipment has bought the Aid Call Healthcare division. Aid Call Ltd, wholly owned by Age Concern Enterprises Ltd*, wishes to focus fully on the further development of its core personal care products.

Aid Call is a well established market leader in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of radio based alarm systems for care homes and hospitals with 30 years experience in the sector. Aid Call offers safe, quality, professional solutions for customers and can provide individually tailored, wireless solutions to meet individual requirements and budget. We wish to offer the highest level of service from the initial onsite demonstration through to customer aftercare, including tailored maintenance contracts.

Gordon Morris, Managing Director of Aid Call said: "We have over 30 years experience in monitoring calls for our personal alarm service and after full consultation have decided to focus fully on further developing this market, with Tynetec to take on our healthcare division. This is an important development and in line with the core aims and objectives of our parent charity, Age UK**. We have total confidence that Tynetec has the right strategy and capabilities to take this business forward into its next stage of development and we wish them every success in the future".

David Foster, Commercial Director for Tynetec Limited, said, "Both businesses have excellent reputations and through continuous innovation have developed market leading products. The acquisition of the Aid Call Healthcare division allows us to combine these strengths and we will continue to develop and supply powerful Telecare and remote health management and healthcare solutions".

"The recent launch of the new Touchsafe® CP5000 and ATX5000 products are set to revolutionise efficiency and safety in the nurse call market, and this innovation will immediately be supported by the wider portfolio of Tynetec Telecare products, these include products that specifically address the needs of vulnerable people with a range of peripherals that help carers to support dementia, learning difficulties, falls management".

"Tynetec are committed to excellent customer service, research and development of innovative healthcare technology for both our care and hospital markets."

Aid Call has national servicing and call out coverage, with an in-house technical team and a 24 hour / 365 days a year helpline. For a no obligation consultation call our team on 0800 052 3616.

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For further information on behalf of Aid Call please contact Lindsay Kirk on 01364 651313 or email Lindsay.kirk@aidcall.co.uk

Notes to Editors:

**Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern and Help the Aged. The Age UK family includes Age Scotland, Age Cymru and Age NI.

*AGE CONCERN ENTERPRISES
To fund its charitable activities, Age UK needs a constant flow of independent income. It seeks to achieve this through a balance of traditional fund raising and trading activities.

The trading activities, through Age Concern Enterprises, (ACEnt) enable it to meet the needs of older people, through products specifically designed to meet these needs; quality products such as general insurance and energy Services.

ACEnt incorporates: Age UK Energy, Age Concern Insurance Services and Age UK Guaranteed Funeral Plans. Log on to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/buy/ for details.

Age Concern Enterprises is part of the Social Enterprise Coalition; an organisation that represents a wide range of social enterprises with the overarching aim of working in partnership for the creation of effective sector products, services and knowledge-sharing networks to help stimulate and encourage growth, development and sustainability of social enterprises in England.

Age Concern Enterprises Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for insurance mediation (311438). Age Concern Enterprises Limited is registered in England and Wales No. 3156159, registered office: Astral House, 1268 London Road, London SW16 4ER. VAT Number: 710 3843 66. Age Concern Enterprises Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Age UK (registered charity No. 1128267 and registered company No. 06825798) and donates its net profits to Age UK.

Age Concern England (charity number 261794) has merged with Help the Aged (charity number 272786) to form Age UK, a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England: registered office address 207-221 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9UZ, company number 6825798, registered charity number 1128267. Age Concern Enterprises is based at 4th floor, 207 - 221, Pentonville Road, London, N1 9UZ.

About Aid Call

Aid Call is one of the UK's leading suppliers of Wireless Nurse Call Systems, with over 30 years experience in the design manufacture and installation of radio technology based alarms and nurse call systems.

We operate throughout the UK and offer a wide range of products designed specifically to meet the needs of NHS Trusts, private hospitals, care groups, sheltered accommodation and of course care homes. Aid Call Healthcare Ltd has the ability to provide individually tailored solutions to meet the client's specific requirements and budget.

Tynetec is one of the UK's leading suppliers of Warden Call Systems, Telecare / Telehealth Equipment and Access Control Systems. Tynetec's product portfolio is all designed and manufactured by a dedicated team at its Northumberland Head Office in the UK.

Tynetec focus on delivering outstanding, innovative products that enable older and vulnerable people the opportunity to live independently for longer, with or without the addition of carer support.

Last updated: Oct 06 2017

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