The development of intelligent home appliances has resulted in emerging technological fields of development, such as smart homes. The purpose of intelligent appliances is to enhance quality and safety for users. In this article, the particular goal is to assure safety for children and to relieve parents. To achieve this goal, this article introduces a vision-based intelligent homecare appliance system. This system uses an intelligent surveillance technique with integrated video sensors to automatically detect and prevent potentially dangerous events. Several sequences are tested with the whole system, and the average accuracy achieved is above 92.8%.