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Technological aids for dementia
Choose the right location system
Location systems for people with dementia utilise different technologies and work in different ways. Here you can see a summary.
Aids for people with dementia
The right aids may help memory or provide reassurance for people with dementia and their relatives – for example location systems and electronic calendars.
Ethical and technical challenges of GPS transmitters
GPS monitoring can save lives when people with dementia wander. However, there are both ethical and technical challenges with the GPS system.
Otiom Monitoring Device
Otiom prevents persons with dementia from getting lost
At the same time, Otiom ensures that if someone wanders, they can be found quickly and safely.
Why choose Otiom?
Developed in collaboration with relatives, caregivers and people with dementia
Easy to use
Runs up to one month on a single charge
Triggers an alarm on your smart phone as soon as the person with dementia strays out of the safety zones, and indicates their location
Can be disinfected and machine-washed