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My mother has dementia and she is now trying to leave the house

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My mother has dementia and she is now trying to leave the house in night. I am having to stay with her and work in the day time.....Where can I get a door alarm that you step on to wake me up or what is your suggestion?

Hello,

I found a some sites that have doormat alarms that may work for what you need. They are made to use in homes or facilities where people with Alzheimers or Dementia will wander.

These are the sites I have found:

http://www.alimed.com/nonslip-floor-mat-alarm-systems.html

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http://www.padalarm.com/matsets.htm

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http://www.vitalitymedical.com/door-alarms-room-alarm.html

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http://www.thiscaringhome.org/products/floor-alert.php

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http://www.modernseniorproducts.com/Wander_Alarm_for_Alzheimer_s_Patients_p/saf-wa.htm

 

You may also want to consider some of the tracking bracelets if she does get out. They work like a GPS system: http://www.adiant-solutions.com/GPS-tracking-bracelet-alzheimers.php

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http://www.tracking-system.com/for-consumers/gps-elderly-tracking-system/1149-gps-personal-tracker-bracelet-for-alzheimers-.html

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http://motomon.com/product-description/personal-tracking/elderly-and-alzheimers-assistance/

 

Some of the Alarm companies like ADT may be able to set up a system to tie into the floor mat alarm: http://www.homesecurityteam.com/ADT-Home-Security-Blog/alarms-for-elderly.html or http://www.homesecurityteam.com/ADT-Home-Security-Blog/home-security-for-seniors.html

 

Hopefully these suggestions may help you get some rest and keep your mom from wandering. Please let me know if I can assist you further. My goal is 100% Excellent Service. Joan

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