Accutech Blog

New Alzheimer’s Drug, Aduhelm, Approved by the FDA

Posted by Accutech on June 28, 2021 10:30 am

For decades, scientists and medical researchers have searched for a cure for Alzheimer’s to no avail. Most approved drugs for use in Alzheimer’s sufferers are intended to combat symptoms of this degenerative and deadly disease. In addition, technologies have been developed to help protect Alzheimer’s patients from harm that could result from the negative side…

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Senior Living, Wander Management

Why Is Wandering a Problem in a Facility?

Posted by Accutech on March 10, 2021 1:52 pm

Elderly adults join senior care communities for a variety of reasons, but one of those reasons is due to memory issues and forgetfulness. When an elderly adult has dementia, they can become a danger to themselves. They need to be in a place where they won’t harm themselves accidentally or put themselves in a dangerous…

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Wander Management

What Is Wander Management?

Posted by Accutech on February 20, 2021 12:48 pm

The term “wander management” encompasses the challenging act of controlling the wander behavior of seniors who have dementia or other memory and cognitive processing issues. Most cases of dementia are caused by the disease known as Alzheimer’s, but dementia can be caused by other diseases as well. When an elderly adult suffers from dementia, they…

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Wander Management

Products and Strategies for Managing Dementia Wandering

Posted by Accutech on January 25, 2021 9:14 am

Running a senior living facility comes with many rewards, and providing elderly adults with a safe place to live is one of them. However, senior care also comes with challenges, particularly for those who serve memory care patients. Dementia wandering behavior can be difficult to control in a safe, effective manner that doesn’t make residents…

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Topics: Electronic Access Control, Hospital, ResidentGuard, Senior Living, Wander Management

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

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

Considering Wi-Fi for Your Life Safety System?

Posted by Accutech on August 2, 2019 8:04 am

Accutech Systems can guarantee functionality when a computer crashes or your Wi-Fi goes down With today’s technology, it’s easy to connect to everything from your social media account to your company’s online servers. But what happens – and we’ve all been there – when Wi-Fi goes down or slows down? It can be inconvenient, inefficient,…

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Topics: Hospital, Paging/Alerting, ResidentGuard, RFID, Wander Management

ResidentGuard Wander Management System Enables Increased Freedom and Safety for Residents in New York Community

Posted by Chris Konicek on February 28, 2019 2:18 pm

A balance between freedom and safety is difficult for a community to achieve. With ResidentGuard, staff at Loretto Health and Rehab can rest assured they\'re providing residents with the proper balance.

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Senior Living, Wander Management

How Much Does a Wander Management System Cost?

Posted by Chris Konicek on December 5, 2018 1:56 pm

One of the most common questions we get at Accutech is an obvious one: “How much does a wander management system cost?” While there is no hard and fast price, as the cost can vary widely depending on configuration and other variables, we wanted to discuss this important topic and…

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Wander Management

Accutech Introduces Sleeker, Less Institutional, “wander wearable” for ResidentGuard Wander Management Solution

Posted by Chris Konicek on November 12, 2018 11:09 am

Accutech Security Solutions announced a new style of resident wrist strap for its ResidentGuard wander management system. The bands, which are worn by residents with wandering tendencies, are more modern and less institutional than anything on the market. Wander-prone residents wear bandsNew with monitoring tags to track movements and prevent…

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Topics: Hospital, News, ResidentGuard