Elopements

Read: Top 4 Safety and Security Concerns of Assisted Care Facilities

Top 4 Safety and Security Concerns of Assisted Care Facilities

IAHSS issued new guidance for handling violence in assisted care facilities after surveying security directors about their top safety concerns.

Read: OWAL Helps Westchester Center Improve Safety, Efficiencies

OWAL Helps Westchester Center Improve Safety, Efficiencies

Facial recognition technology has allowed the Westchester Center for Independent & Assisted Living to protect against patient elopement and better manage schedules.

Read: Responding to Elderly Patient Elopement and Wandering: Part 2

Responding to Elderly Patient Elopement and Wandering: Part 2

Security technology and proper planning can help mitigate the risk of patient wandering and elopement, as well as aid your healthcare facility’s response to a patient escape.

Read: Preventing Elderly Patient Wandering and Elopement: Part 1

Preventing Elderly Patient Wandering and Elopement: Part 1

The U.S. population is aging, and the number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is skyrocketing. How is your hospital addressing their wandering and elopement vulnerabilities?

Read: Hospital Security Officers Charged in Patient’s Death

Hospital Security Officers Charged in Patient’s Death

The elderly patient died two days after an altercation with the officers.

Read: Questions Linger After Prisoner’s Escape From Hospital

Questions Linger After Prisoner’s Escape From Hospital

A man’s escape from a hospital and eventual capture prompted some residents and lawmakers to question hospital security.

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