GPS Trackers Dementia: Overcoming Resistance

GPS Trackers Dementia can offer a challenge in persuading the person to wear or carry it. There are normally two main reasons for this: Our Stray Star GPS Trackers Dementia come with a lanyard cable for wearing as a pendant, but can also be used as a key-fob, or carried in the optional carry-pouch. Its also been known for customers …

Challenges of Caring for Someone With Dementia

Here we look at some of the more personal aspects of caring for a person with dementia, from a carer’s point of view. Dementia describes the range of symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by certain diseases and conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular disease and multiple sclerosis. About 850,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with dementia, a …

Dementia Tracker: Getting the Support of Care Homes

If you buy a GPS Dementia Tracker for a loved one who is looked after in a care home, you’ll want to ensure that the staff are on-board and know what to do. Care and support workers can be incredibly busy, with many other things to remember as part of their plentiful routines. Fortunately, the setting up and working of the Stray …

Alzheimer’s Research Update 19/02/18

Alzheimer’s Research Update 19/02/18 As an aside from GPS Trackers for dementia and Alzheimer’s, here you will find some of the more notable bits of news to emerge from Alzheimer’s research. The links take you to the original articles, in a new tab. 12/02/18 – Arthritis drugs could halve the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, study suggests Drugs used to treat …

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Dementia Trackers

There are already 850,000 diagnosed, two-thirds of which will wander at least once – if not found within 24 hours, up to half can suffer serious injury or death. Our Dementia Trackers can help you find them quickly. Our Stray Star GPS dementia tracker is one of the best dementia trackers on the market – a simple, great solution, offering reassurance and convenience …

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Fall Detectors

This is estimated to cost the NHS and social care £6m every single day – from just hip fractures alone. Over half of those who have a hip fracture are unable to continue living independently.  Fall detectors can help alert the most common and serious accident in people over 65, and the main cause of disability and death from injury …

GPS Trackers for Dementia

GPS trackers for Dementia sufferers offer great reassurance to relatives and carers, and added safety for the wanderer. Dementia sufferers are unfortunately prone to becoming lost or confused – so being able to instantly locate them offers huge peace of mind. Its a common story for relatives of someone with dementia to have the police called out for a search… …

GPS Locator Alzheimer’s

GPS Locator Alzheimer’s is a small, discrete device carried by the person with Alzheimers. Whenever you need to locate them, you can text it for an instant map with pin-point sent directly to your phone by reply. The Alzheimers patient carries the dementia tracker via lanyard, pocket, bag or belt (an easy to fasten pouch is available). If they stray a certain …

Gifts for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Gifts for Someone with Alzheimer’s – The Gift of Freedom & Reassurance If you know someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, then you might be looking for a gift of reassurance – a GPS Tracker to locate the person with Alzheimer’s is a great idea. A personal GPS Tracker makes a useful gift for someone with Alzheimer’s. Our …

GPS Trackers for Alzheimer’s Patients

GPS Trackers for Alzheimer’s patients are an essential device for those at risk of wandering.  There are currently over 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, 62% of which have Alzheimer’s disease (sourced from Alzheimer’s Society). 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 have dementia. 70% of people in care homes, and 25%  of hospital bed patients have …

GPS Tracking for Alzheimer’s Patients

GPS tracking for Alzheimer’s patients is an essential need – approximately 700,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and up to half will become lost at least once by wandering. So we provide GPS tracking for Alzheimer’s patients that is affordable, multi-functional and leaves the carer with complete control. Our Dementia Trackers make GPS Tracking for Alzheimer’s patients …

Alzheimer’s Stages

Alzheimer’s Stages – From Impairment to Severe Decline Remember of course that Alzheimer’s stages will vary from person to person, both in timing and symptoms. It is difficult to place a person in any specific Alzheimer’s stage because alot of overlap will occur. You will notice that a tendency to wander and become lost is characteristic of Alzheimer’s stage 6 …

Using GPS Trackers for Alzheimers

GPS Trackers for Alzheimers Give Freedom & Reassurance GPS tracking devices for alzheimers offer an obvious reassurance to loved ones and relatives. One in fourteen people over the age of 65 have Alzheimers disease, and one in six over 80. Dementia currently affects an estimated 700,000 people in the UK. Alzheimer’s sufferers can become confused, have temporary memory loss, and …