Accutech Blog

What Is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Posted by Accutech on December 15, 2020 9:11 am

Most people have heard the terms “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s” before. These terms are often used interchangeably, but they don’t mean the same thing. Dementia is a term used to describe the general decline in mental capability in elderly adults. You could say, “My grandfather has dementia as he is forgetting memories, gets confused easily, and…

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Topics: Senior Living

Alzheimer’s Home Safety

Posted by Accutech on December 3, 2020 9:09 am

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s in a home environment without the resources available to an assisted living facility can be challenging. Assisted living facilities rely on nursing staff and advanced technology, such as wander wearable devices to keep Alzheimer’s residents safe from harm. This type of device notifies staff through a perimeter alert…

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Topics: Senior Living, Wander Management

Infant Abduction at St. Francis Medical Center

Posted by Accutech on November 13, 2020 10:11 am

How to Prevent Infant Abduction at Your Medical Facility On October 22, 2020, Travis Hargrove abducted a baby from St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, Louisiana (KNOE News). Because of the hospital’s safety measures, authorities were contacted quickly and the infant was recovered safely a few hours later. Travis Hargrove is now in custody, and St.…

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Hospital, Kidz

If it Can Happen to Joe Montana, it Can Happen to You, Too

Posted by Accutech on October 13, 2020 10:08 am

Joe Montana, legendary quarterback, was surprised by an intruder inside a California home on Saturday, September 26, 2020. A strange woman was holding his infant grandchild when he encountered her. The report by Tyler Morning Telegraph suggests that the woman’s intentions were to abduct the child. She gained access to the home through an unlocked…

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Topics: CertaScan, Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Hospital, Kidz

Best Tracking Devices for Alzheimer’s Patients

Posted by Accutech on September 15, 2020 9:20 am

Alzheimer’s disease is one common cause of dementia. Dementia is a term that encompasses a wide range of cognitive functioning issues, such as memory loss, thinking impairment, problems with judgment, and difficulty with social interactions. Dementia can cause elderly adults to become confused, scared, angry, lost, and forgetful. These cognition problems present a danger to…

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Senior Living, Wander Management

Newborn Baby Safety Tips

Posted by Accutech on August 26, 2020 3:09 pm

Your newborn baby’s safety is your top priority, whether you’re having a child for the first time or the fourth. Even when you have had a baby before, safety information changes, and you probably want to make sure you’re doing everything right. While in the hospital after delivery, before you even take your baby home,…

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Topics: Cuddles, Electronic Access Control, Hospital

How Is Alzheimer’s Diagnosed?

Posted by Accutech on July 13, 2020 8:03 am

Alzheimer’s disease—a progressive brain disorder that slowly causes one’s memory to degenerate—affects one in every 10 people aged 65 and older. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, between the years 2000 and 2018, deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have increased 146%—with the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s expected to grow to nearly 14 million by 2050. While…

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Topics: Senior Living, Wander Management

TPC Systems and Accutech Security Systems Partner to Provide Infant Protection Systems In Connecticut and throughout the Northeastern US

Posted by Accutech on May 26, 2020 2:12 pm

Accutech Security has entered into a formal partnership with TPC Systems for the distribution of the Cuddles infant protection solution throughout Connecticut and the Northeast. Accutech Security is a leading manufacturer in electronic monitoring and security systems and has more than 5,000 active installations worldwide. TPC Systems has offered life safety systems like nurse call,…

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Topics: Cuddles, News

Accutech Security’s Response to COVID-19

Posted by Accutech on March 19, 2020 1:01 pm

Valued partners, At Accutech, our number one guiding principle is enhancing the safety and security of the people and environments that we serve. With the challenges that COVID-19 is creating in the healthcare space, this principle has never been more important. With that in mind, we want to make you aware of what we’re doing to…

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Topics: Hospital, News

TurunUK and Accutech Security Systems Forge Successful Partnership in Offering Critical Healthcare Security Solutions throughout Europe

Posted by Accutech on March 3, 2020 2:17 pm

TurunUK and Accutech Security formed an exclusive partnership to design and deliver high-quality wander management security system solutions to healthcare facilities in European countries. Accutech Security is a leading manufacturer in electronic monitoring and security systems and is actively installed in more than 5,000 healthcare facilities worldwide.  TurunUK is an experienced healthcare leader of patient…

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Topics: News, ResidentGuard, Wander Management