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Friday, April 6, 2012

Make your home safe for those with dementia

Activity directors, other healthcare professionals and family caregivers, here is some information you might find most useful.

We live in a world where security is now an issue. Depending on the neighborhood you live in will determine how much security you will need. Even the most safe areas are under the watch of potential criminals and can be dangerous for those who have dementia even if no criminals are present. People with dementia who wander can get lost, injured or even killed, not to mention the trauma wandering can cause. So how can you make sure your home or office is secure? Especially if you are caring for folks with dementia, you want to make sure your home and office are safe. You want to make sure your residents, clients and family members will not get out and go wandering without your knowledge. The goal is for them not to get out of your area at all, but if they do, you want to be notified immediately.

The solution to these situations is to get a security system you can trust. You want one that is easy to use as well. I can say that such a system is Scotland Park alarm systems. However the choice is yours. No matter what security system you choose. Make sure they have a good reputation are reasonably priced and are easy to use.

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