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5 Ways to Have a Safe Halloween with Family and Residents with Dementia

5 Ways to Have a Safe Halloween with Family and Residents with Dementia Every year pumpkins and spider webs, ghosts, and ghouls appear in October. While many people enjoy decorating for Halloween and wearing costumes, these changes can be difficult for people with forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Some aspects of Halloween can be […]

How can Flexible Financing from RF Technologies Financial Services Help You?

How can Flexible Financing from RF Technologies Financial Services Help You? By Bob Nahorski RFT’s life safety solutions are now easier than ever to acquire through simple financing with RF Technologies Financial Services. Our internal financing arm is available to all customers regardless of market or size. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of […]

Quick Response Pro UL 1069 Wireless Nurse Call Meets Changes Requirements for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Skilled Nursing Facilities Face Challenges with Changing State Requirements RF Technologies answers the call for UL 1069 certified nurse call equipment with new Quick Response® Pro wireless nurse call system. State requirements for skilled nursing facilities are changing to require nurse call systems to meet the UL 1069 Standard for Hospital Signaling and Nurse Call […]

Why Risk it? A Case Against Bed Rails for Fall Management

Why risk it? A case against bed rails for fall management By Bill Bulzoni When it comes to resident safety, bed rails, also known as side rails, seem like a logical and effective form of fall prevention and fall management for those at risk of falling in senior living communities. In reality, they can be […]

Understanding Industry Standards for Nurse Call and Emergency Call Systems

Understanding Industry Standards for Nurse Call and Emergency Call Systems By Paul Larson | Updated 7/20/2021 Nurse call and emergency call systems have an essential role in senior living facilities. They provide a crucial communications channel between residents and caregivers, and enable a facility to efficiently provide for the health and safety of their residents […]

Fall Reduction: Decreasing Cost While Increasing Effectiveness

Fall Reduction: Decreasing Cost While Increasing Effectiveness In today’s hospital environment, the fall reduction of patients has become a pivotal issue both from a financial and risk perspective. In addition, JCAHO has mandated in its Patient Safety Guidelines that fall reduction be a major focus of all health care facilities. However, there have been very […]

How Mobile Panic Buttons Better Protect Students and Staff

How Mobile Panic Buttons Better Protect Students and Staff A smart, cost-effective school safety solution By Bryan Tracey Education budgets are tight, and schools need a cost-effective, scalable system to alert staff and law enforcement in case of an on-site emergency. A mobile panic button is a perfect fit for schools. Many schools see fixed […]

Top 5 Reasons Teachers Should Have Mobile Panic Alarms

Top 5 Reasons Teachers Should Have Mobile Panic Alarms Communities, parents, teachers, and administrators are all actively considering the challenge: How do we safely protect our students and staff? Administrations are considering how well they are currently prepared to respond to strangers on campus, weapons in school, arguments, verbal threats, and bullying. Several districts are […]

Safe Place® Infant Security Architecture vs. Exciter-Based Security Architecture

Safe Place® Infant Security Architecture vs. Exciter-Based Security Architecture By Paul Larson Providing a secure environment for at-risk patients in the healthcare environment is mission-critical for most hospitals. Infant security performance and the elimination of risk are the keys to any system architecture designed to protect people. This paper compares two security architectures highlighting multiple […]

Medical Device Alarm Safety Importance Recognizing the need to eliminate alarm fatigue

Medical Device Alarm Safety Importance Recognizing the need to eliminate alarm fatigue By Paul Grekowicz The number of medical devices with alarm systems is overwhelming: ventilators, blood pressure monitors, infusion pumps, pulse oximeters, and central station monitors are only a few of such devices. These system devices and equipment are necessary, scanning for potentially dangerous […]