The TRiLOC™ GPS wearable is now available through Alberta Health Services
RED DEER, AB –(Marketwired – Updated – June 27, 2017) – Canadian owned company SafeTracks GPS Canada Inc. announced today it will be offering a GPS wearable device to provide a long term care alternative for patients living with dementia and seniors who are at high risk of falls and wandering.
SafeTracks™ TRiLOC™ GPS Emergency Communication Devices are now available to Albertans. Clients with Alberta Health Services can receive the TRiLOC™ watch, an advanced GPS wearable, at a discounted rate through a leasing program offered through SafeTracks. SafeTracks™ expects this opportunity will provide significant value in the enhancement of life, improving both seniors and caregiver’s confidence. The TRiLOC™ will provide clients and caregivers greater independence, peace of mind and imperatively, security.
Vince Morelli, President of SafeTracks™, states, “SafeTracks™ is honored to participate in the Leasing Program to provide a Lifestyle Management Solution for at-risk seniors. With this technology, seniors can stay in their homes longer, live safely in their communities all the while enjoying a higher quality of life and their independence.”
In 2015, three types of SafeTracks™ technologies were used as involved in a study regarding on the Usability of Locator Technology Among Home Care Clients at Risk for Wandering. The study was completed by the University of Alberta in collaboration with Alberta Health Services. The study concluded that acceptance of the GPS technologies was high among people with dementia and their caregivers. Caregiver participants thought the technologies gave them peace of mind. Participants suggested that use of GPS devices should be considered in the early stages of dementia.
About SafeTracks GPS: SafeTracks™ is the global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of advanced GPS Emergency Communication Devices. SafeTracks™ maintains the highest standard of certification, only offering top-of-the-line wearables that are safe for individual use. SafeTracks™ GPS Emergency Communication Devices are used to monitor at-risk individuals including Independent Seniors, those living with Dementia, Alzheimer’s and other Cognitive Disorders, Young Adults, those suffering from PTSD and Lone Workers.
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To learn more about the collaboration, please contact info at safetracksgps dot ca.