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Door Guardian Confounding Lock

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Price: $27.95

Product Code: 0247

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Confounding Door Lock - Seniors

This ingenious, strong Alzheimer’s door lock requires no key and does not look like a lock. It opens by pulling and rotating the door-jamming "blocker" out of the way of an in-swinging door. Caregivers can unlock the confounding door lock easily, but persons with dementia (who does not know the trick) can try for hours with no success.

This Alzheimer’s safety device works on doors that swing inward only. It's easy to install for any handy person, requiring only three screws (provided). It can be installed on wood or a metal frame and requires a drill and a screw driver. (not provided)

Not recommended for use on exit doors - for safety reasons. Lock access only from inside.

Recommendation: When using this lock to deny access for people with dementia, locate the Confounding Door Lock either exceptionally high or exceptionally low - where one would not expect to find a lock. The combination of an unusual appearance and unusual location will aid in disguising the device.


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Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 60 > Write a review and receive 10% off!

5 of 5 Door locks easy to use May 26, 2020
Reviewer: Karen B. from Houston, TX United States  
I had these locks installed on three doors in my home to keep my senior from wandering. My neighbor had found him on the back side of our block. They are Very easy for me to unlock. I can’t comment on how well they work because so far he hasn't tried to leave the house. However, I do feel that he is safer with them installed.

5 of 5 Works Great! May 4, 2020
Reviewer: Carol Allred from DFW area, Texas  
After returning a different product from another company because it wasn't workable, I had guarded hopes.  But this works wonderfully.  I had hoped I could install it with just my electric screwdriver, but I had to get someone with a drill to put it in just like the instructions said. LOL  It works great even though we had to use the short screws.  Since the screws go directly into the wood in a perpendicular way, that makes it strong.  My mom with dementia can't escape, and I can sleep at night.

5 of 5 review April 7, 2020
Reviewer: Theresa Demonstranti from New London, CT United States  
door guardian locks are excellent quality, had purchased ones from another company and no comparison in quality.  Would advise others to not waste money on other locks just purchase eithers, secure, excellent quality, shippment came quickly.

Thank you

5 of 5 Easy to install January 17, 2020
Reviewer: Clarissa H. from Long Beach, CA United States  
My brother installed it for my grandmother in just 5 minutes. Works like a charm!

5 of 5 worked November 29, 2019
Reviewer: Jenn from AZ  
Had my son install it. Took about 10 minutes. The white color disappears into the door frame. The lock feels very sturdy and does what we need it to.

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