It is critical that care homes address the risks inherent to the wandering population while respecting the dignity and independence of all residents in their care.
Franklin, WI (PRWEB UK) 8 June 2016
Accutech Security announces that the LC 1200 and LS 2400 ResidentGuard wander management systems will carry the Conformité Européenne or CE marking compliance with the relevant EU legislation applicable to radio frequency products. By meeting the legal requirements to achieve CE marking, Accutech is now able to sell the LC 1200 and LS 2400 wander management systems throughout the United Kingdom.
Accutech Security is immediately poised to meet the rapidly growing need throughout the UK for care homes that provide Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Now that the LC 1200 and LS 2400 systems meet the requirements of the applicable EC directives, Accutech is focused on building a robust partner network throughout the UK in anticipation of significant demand from the approximate 19,000 care homes throughout the UK. A recent study on aging in Europe and North America from the European Center for Social Welfare Policy and Research states that 174 million people are aged 65 years or older - about 40 million people more than 20 years ago. This is expected to increase further by about 93 million people within the next 20 years. A drastic rise in cases of Alzheimer’s and dementia is anticipated with this increased population.
“Just as we are seeing in the United States, this creates an increasing demand for supportive environments that meet the specific needs of this population while allowing people to live safely and comfortably among loving partners and family. It is critical that care homes meet these challenges with security measures that address the risks inherent to this population but respect the choice, dignity and independence of all the residents in their care.” Said Chris Konicek, Sales and Marketing Director of Accutech.
Accutech Security is keenly aware of the impact this rapidly expanding need for assisted care is having on the healthcare industry, globally. Accutech is a leading manufacturer of perimeter-based, RFID-enabled products to ensure the safety and security of residents in hospital and senior living settings. Accutech’s ResidentGuard wander management systems give Alzheimer’s, dementia and other “at-risk” residents the ability to move freely about their facilities while receiving the protection they—and their loved ones—need. Using advanced RFID technology, these perimeter-based security alert wander management systems put caregivers at ease while enabling them to direct their energies toward other important tasks.
In a recent customer survey, over 90% of respondents said they would recommend Accutech products to a peer and over 90% said the same about technical support. Accutech Security's specialized, RFID-enabled solutions have been installed in more than 5,000 locations worldwide. As a leading manufacturer of security systems for over 30 years, Accutech has extensive experience working with businesses of all sizes to provide reliable, cost-effective solutions for the safety and security of people and property within a facility. All Accutech systems are assembled in the U.S., and installed and serviced by a vast network of authorized dealers, creating the most comprehensive customer service program in the industry. This network will now extend to the European Economic Area.