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How Much Does a Wander Management System Cost?

Posted by Chris Konicek on Dec 5, 2018 1:56:07 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 provide as much information as possible. This blog will cover the following:

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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 Nov 12, 2018 11:09:58 AM

 

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Topics: Hospital, News, ResidentGuard

Faulty wander management system found in case of memory care death

Posted by Chris Konicek on May 31, 2018 1:03:42 PM

On January 7, a memory care resident at the Hilty Memorial Home in Ohio was found dead. Phyllis Campbell died of hypothermia after exiting the building through a propped open door, yet wasn’t even discovered missing by staff for several hours.

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Topics: Hospital, News, ResidentGuard

The Importance of Having a Reliable Wander Management System

Posted by Chris Konicek on Jan 31, 2018 12:26:19 PM

Whether in a hospital or long-term care facility, it is vital to protect residents with Alzheimer’s or dementia from wandering into restricted areas or outside. This blog will explore the top reasons that a reliable wander management system is a must for any facility with residents at-risk for wandering.

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Senior Living, News

Introducing the ID-TAD: An LCD Enhanced Tag Tester That Provides More Information and Convenience

Posted by Chris Konicek on Oct 10, 2017 9:32:21 AM

Accutech introduces a new LCD based mobile tag test unit that offers additional tag information and testing capabilities. Staff can now verify tag numbers, review warranty dates and check remaining battery life from an LCD screen. The unit also features a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and built in tag (so it can't leave the unit without triggering an alarm).

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Topics: ResidentGuard, Senior Living

Putting Patient Care and Comfort First

Posted by Accutech on Aug 28, 2017 11:03:03 AM

From the moment a patient enters your facility, their safety, comfort, and care are what matter most. But all too often patient safety means more time managing a system and less time focusing on your patients—and it shouldn’t. Patient safety should be simple. A good security solution should allow nurses and staff to provide the best care for their patients and impose little to no disruptions to a patient’s day-to-day care.

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Topics: Hospital, Cuddles, ResidentGuard, Senior Living

Less Risk, More Freedoms with Waterproof Tags

Posted by Accutech on Jul 18, 2017 7:12:09 AM

Your patients are your focus, and while safety is a priority you also want to make sure they have freedoms and comforts. It’s easy to take every day activities for granted, but for your patients these little things mean the most. Tag-Band-Waterproof-2400.jpgSomething that sounds simple, like taking a bath, isn’t as simple for a resident or patient who needs assistance and monitoring. With a sophisticated security band on their wrist while bathing, in therapy pools, or submerged in water in general can pose an issue. Condensation can be a real concern within the tag, and a wet or damaged tag can mean compromised security as well as unnecessary expenditures. 

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Topics: Cuddles, Hospital, News, ResidentGuard, Senior Living

ACCUTECH SECURITY ANNOUNCES CE CERTIFICATION FOR RESIDENTGUARD WANDER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Posted by Accutech on Jun 3, 2016 9:24:25 AM

LC 1200 and LS 2400 Wander Management Systems From Accutech Are Certified To Be Sold Within The European Economic Area And Meet The Growing Need For Elopement Security In The European Market.

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Topics: News, ResidentGuard

The Importance of Properly Configuring a Wandering System

Posted by Accutech on Feb 16, 2016 4:22:50 PM

A recent lawsuit filed in a wrongful death suit against an assisted living facility in Duluth, Michigan highlights the importance of making sure the installation of a wander management system is complete and the configuration is correct. Seeking damages in excess of $50,000, this lawsuit is the result of a resident with dementia wandering out of the facility through an unlocked door that was not monitored. After an investigation, it was determined that “WanderGuard” system in place to prevent the resident from wandering was not connected to all of the unlocked doors in the facility. When the seventy-four year old woman’s body was found, the bracelet was still fastened around her ankle.

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Topics: News, ResidentGuard

Accutech Security Announces Release of 7.0 Software

Posted by Accutech on May 19, 2015 10:49:31 PM

Accutech Security is Releasing a Free Upgrade to Their Software Solution Across All Platforms Featuring Significant Improvements to the Graphic User Interface and Simplified Reporting.

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Topics: Cuddles, Kidz, News, ResidentGuard