Webinars On-Demand

Preventing Injury Due to Unsafe Wandering and Elopement

CATEGORY: On Demand, Webinars
RECORDED: June 21, 2023
Monica Chadwick, RN, BSN, LNCC, CPHRM, Sr. Risk Consultant, Constellation and Stanley J. Szpytek, Jr., President Fire and Life Safety, Inc.

Wandering is a common symptom that often develops in patients with dementia and can lead to elopement, which can be dangerous for those with cognitive and mobility deficits. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates 1 in 6 persons with dementia wanders. Join us to hear from a senior risk consultant and life safety expert about how to respond to elopement and reduce the risk of injury.