Epilepsy Sensor

Reducing night-time disruption.


Reliable monitoring during sleep

Epilepsy sensors are used to monitor individuals living with epilepsy while they sleep. Patented sensor technology detects a person’s movement in bed and can differentiate normal movements from epileptic seizures. An alarm is raised using either a Lifeline home unit, Communicall or CareAssist.

For individuals at home and in grouped housing developments.


  • Unobtrusive and minimises user disruption.
  • Plug and play registration for easy programming.
  • Compatible with Lifeline home units and other Tunstall telecare-enabled systems. 
  • Operates on the dedicated social alarm frequency for reliable, futureproof operation.

Replaces disruptive nightly checks; supporting carers and protecting users.


How does it work?

An epilepsy sensor enables tonic-clonic seizures to be detected the moment they occur, automatically raising an alert with a carer, enabling appropriate care to be provided.

The Abilia sensor also monitors the user’s vital signs including heart rate, to detect presence within the bed. The sensor is extremely thin and contains no embedded wires or switches. It should be installed under a foam mattress or mattress cover (if using a sprung mattress) and positioned below the chest. The alarm triggers if it senses movements associated with a seizure for longer than the pre-set delay, which can be set to between 10 and 20 seconds. 

Epilepsy sensors can be used in individual homes or assisted living environments. They are portable and simple to use and suitable for children and adults.

Technical features:

  • Patented sensor technology - reduces number of false calls. 
  • Sensitivity adjustment - adjustable to the individual’s requirements. 
  • Transmission to Class One receiver ensuring alarms are reliably received.
  • Automatic radio trigger low battery warning - ensures optimum operation.

Patented sensor technology with sensitivity adjustment.



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