Aids

 
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.

Guideline: Location systems for people with dementia

The best location system is one that can be adapted to your daily life and needs – even when the symptoms become more serious. Here is what you should consider.