As many as 183,000 people over the age of 65 have safety warnings and that is also the most common assistance obtained by older people social. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of recipients increased by 3 percent across the country, but the difference between the large municipalities. This shows statistics from welfare as Sirene News Agency has appeared.
"We don't know why security alarms increase the most. I think it's because of a combination of several factors. We have more parents and there are more people living at home, so maybe security alarms are being demanded more, said Michaela Prochazka, investigator at the National Health Council.
Most security alarms exist submitted City of Gothenburg, where 9 700 people took the initiative. That's almost a hundred more than the previous year. IN Skane is Ystad Municipalities where the number of security alarms is the highest distributed in number – from 352 to 769. Even inside Trelleborg the number increased, from 1,092 to 1 121 pieces. The other end of the spectrum is available Svalöv Municipality, where social services share 126 security alarms in 2016, while in 2017 they do not share anything.