Wander Wearable: Protect Residents While Maintaining Their Dignity

Accutech’s “wander wearable” is a waterproof, wearable style device designed exclusively for its wander management solution, ResidentGuard. The wristband/tag combination protects wander-prone residents when used in combination with alarms and other security features. Attractive, discreet look and feel The wander wearable is less institutional and more discreet than traditional options, to help wandering residents maintain their dignity and blend in with the larger resident community. Sleeker and trendier than any…

Reblog: Faulty Wander Management System Found in Case of Memory Care Death

A report from the Ohio Department of Health found that Campbell exited the building around 12:35 a.m., likely died between 1:00 and 2:00 a.m., and wasn’t discovered by staff until 8:20 a.m. However, bed checks at 2:00 and 4:00 a.m. documented (fraudulently) that Campbell was in her room. Now three Hilty Home staff members are being charged on a number of charges including involuntary manslaughter, forgery and gross patient neglect.…

Reblog: Accutech Tag Test Station Brings Never Seem Functionality To Wander Prevention And Infant Protection Systems

The Tag Test Station from Accutech Security gives current and future users the ability to see the remaining battery life and warranty date and on any of their RFID-enabled tags. This increased protection and ease of use feature can be added to any Cuddles infant protection, Kidz or ResidentGuard wander management system at an affordable price point and does not require additional installation. The Tag Test Station also allows users…

Wander Management: What to Know When Evaluating Solutions

You’ve decided to purchase a wander management solution to protect your residents, but your next decision isn’t as easy: choosing the right wander management solution to fit your facility’s needs. Different vendors offer different services, functionality, pricing and more. Few important features to consider when evaluating potential solutions. Delivery/Installation Delivery typically takes at least a week, but installation also plays a part in the time it takes to get up and…

Reblog: The Importance of Having a Reliable Wander Management System

Whether in a hospital or long-term care facility, it is vital to protect residents with Alzheimer’s or dementia from wandering into restricted areas or outside. This blog will explore the top reasons that a reliable wander management system is a must for any facility with residents at-risk for wandering. Keep residents safe (and families at ease) Of course, the most important reason to have an excellent wander management system is…

Reblog: What To Know About Wander Management

Wander management systems have been in use for the past 25 years, ensuring the safety of Alzheimer’s and dementia residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult day care centers. And like other brand names that have become synonymous with their product, the term Wander Guard has become the generic name for this type of technology. However there are many products on the market and while they all work…