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Help prevent wandering with an Easy-to-Install confounding door lock with optional key for additional security!
Price: $29.95

Product Code: 0248

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Confounding Door Lock - Wandering Prevention

Our ingenious and strong Alzheimer’s door lock has an optional key and does not look like a lock. It opens by sliding the inner tab to disengage the locking mechanism. The optional key can be used to reveal the locking mechanism as a second layer of security. 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 and outward. It's easy to install for any handy person, requiring only a few screws (provided) or it can be installed with super strong 3M VHB adhesive strips (provided). It can be installed on a wood or a metal frame.

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. The optional key can also be used and is inserted into the lock to have a second layer of safety.

Door Swings IN
- Typically a front or exterior door, staircase door or closet door that you have to pull towards you

Door Swings OUT - Typically a bedroom or bathroom door that you need to push to open


Learn How to Install the IN-SWING Door Lock!
Learn How to Install the OUT-SWING Door Lock!

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Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 6 > Write a review and receive 10% off!

5 of 5 Excellent Product! September 18, 2020
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Chesapeake , VA United States  
I purchased the door lock because my husband has Alzheimer's.  The lock was easy to install and it keeps him safely in the house.

5 of 5 Door Guardian August 21, 2020
Reviewer: Richard White from Yuma, AZ United States  
Works very well, much better than the child locks.
Works very well, much better than the child locks.

5 of 5 Door guardian lock August 5, 2020
Reviewer: Kimberly BrateVery informative and helpful from Schenectady, NY United States  
Very pleased with the door lock it allows all of us to sleep easier

5 of 5 Door lock July 13, 2020
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Citrus Heights, CA United States  
Easy to install. Gives me peace of mind my wife can't leave the house and wander.

5 of 5 Lock works well! June 30, 2020
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from San Diego, CA United States  
My husband has dementia and was sometimes getting out of our condo without my knowing it so I purchased this Confounding Lock and it really has helped the situation! I can be in the bathroom of out on the balcony and not worry that he is getting out. I used the adhesive because I didn't want to use screws on the doors and that works just fine. I put in low on the door near the floor and he doesn't even know it's there. I am glad for this solution!

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