Wander Management

Manage Resident Wandering — Sundown Syndrome and How It Affects Senior Care

November 14, 2017

For caregivers dealing with residents who have sundowners syndrome, the end of the day can be a difficult and trying time. This common disorder has been a subject of increasing research, with doctors hoping to figure out the exact cause of sundowners syndrome and why it does not impact all assisted living residents with dementia. […]

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Assisted Living Wandering Residents – Reasons & Management

February 4, 2016

Josette Weinstein, Marketing Coordinator A few weeks ago, an elderly woman died after wandering from a Minnesota assisted living facility barefoot in the middle of the night. When a facility caretaker noticed the woman was missing from her apartment, she immediately began searching for the missing resident and ultimately found her in the parking lot, […]

How RTLS Technology is Enhancing the Patient Experience

January 6, 2016

Technology is evolving the world today as we know it. Most innovations are to help increase communications, advance customer interaction, and get product into the hands of the consumer faster, easier and more efficiently. Healthcare is at the forefront of utilizing advanced technology to help streamline processes and provide a more healing environment to patients. […]

Resident Tracking is Superior to Security Cameras for Assisted Living Facilities

October 27, 2015

Josette Weinstein, Marketing Coordinator Earlier this month, Illinois state legislation passed a new law that allows nursing homes to install surveillance cameras throughout their entire facility. While this new state law does not go into effect until January 1st 2016, Illinois has joined California, Washington, Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico in their efforts to install […]

Our Resident Safety Solution Protects Your Alzheimer’s Unit

April 7, 2015

Adam Peck, VP of Marketing According to the Alzheimer’s Association, which is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and research, six out of every 10 people with dementia will wander. Six out of 10! Patient elopement and wandering, you might say, is an affliction that every Alzheimer’s unit needs to concern itself […]

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Manage Patient Elopement with a Real-Time Visibility Platform

March 13, 2015

Adam Peck, Senior Director of Marketing It may be accurate to refer to patient elopement, in which a cognitively or mentally impaired patient leaves a caregiving facility unnoticed, as the healthcare industry’s deepest secret. Indeed, patient elopement and wandering have become such serious issues that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have even […]