Figures in 2011 revealed that almost two thirds of caregivers for Alzheimer’s patients said that cold callers had approached the people they were looking after.
Since 2011 the problem of nuisance callers has grown year on year, so much so that in 2016 our own research, conducted by YouGov, revealed that nine out of ten people in the UK receive nuisance calls each month and 17% of adults have been victims of a phone scam.
Our call blockers help to protect individuals and put the power back in their hands. We are constantly working to improve our technology to increase self-help and lessen the demand for emergency services. As well as our call blockers we also have a range of other self care products.
Research has shown that six in ten people with Alzheimer’s will wander and can often become disorientated and not be able to identify themselves. The WATCHU Guardian is another of our self-care products that could give you peace of mind. A GPS tracking smart watch, it can locate the wearer at all times and notify loved ones when the wearer leaves a designated ‘safe zone’.
Visit our website to view our full range of products.
Visit the Alzheimer’s Society website to choose and share an action to support people with dementia and don’t forget to use the hash tag #DWA2018.