“GPS tags for dementia patients”
“Police in Sussex hope to save hundreds of thousands of pounds by avoiding costly call-outs which can involve helicopters and several police officers.
The tracking device can be worn around a patient’s neck, clipped to a belt or attached to a set of house keys. It features a button which enables the wearer to speak directly to an operator in a 24-hour call centre.
Family and friends can also log in to the system and monitor the whereabouts of their elderly relatives. ”