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Prevent dementia wandering with Proximity Button.

The Proximity Button gives caregivers peace of mind knowing their loved one or patients are safe, alerting them if the wearer wanders out of range. 

The Proximity Button is worn by the person you care for, connected via bluetooth to your phone, alerting dementia caregivers instantly that the wearer may be wandering. 

Small, easy to use and effective at wandering prevention, Proximity Button is keeping people with dementia Safer.

A smart wearable warning device that alerts dementia carers to wandering

Dementia & Alzheimer’s disease, can present some very challenging behaviors for the individual and loved ones. One of those challenging behaviors is wandering. Up to 60 percent of individuals with dementia will wander at some time during their disease. Alzheimer’s Disease International has estimated that there are 36 million people worldwide living with dementia and this figure will double in 2030. The increase predicted will be significantly and include populations in New Zealand according to Statistic New Zealand

One of the most effective ways to prevent wandering is by using a proximity sensitive device. 

How does the Proximity Button work?


‘Any technological solutions that make the lives of carers easier, will mean less stress and more time spent on delivering quality care.’ 
The Guardian (Uk)

‘A unique device to help people living with dementia’ .

‘The upcoming Proximity Button, invented by the daughter of a dementia carer, is designed to be an effective and affordable way to keep loved ones safe without intrusive tracking.’Tech Radar

For only $165 + gst, you can have the peace of mind the person you care for has an effective wandering prevention device.

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