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Door Guardian Confounding Lock w/ Key
Select IN or OUT - depending on the direction of the swing of your door!

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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

Now Available in BLACK!


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

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5 of 5 Worked like a charm September 6, 2023
Reviewer: Lisa Leppado from Fredericksburg, MD United States  
Trying to find the right lock to help keep and area locked is not easy- this one did the trick!

5 of 5 Lock for dementia patient June 8, 2023
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from WILLIAMSBURG, VA United States  
Lock is 100% effective and recommended.

5 of 5 Lock with key January 4, 2023
Reviewer: Rosemarie Peruzzi from Ruskin, FL United States  
Thank you for the shipment. The clerk was very helpful. Keeps our relative safe

5 of 5 Door Guardian lock and key. August 16, 2022
Reviewer: Rosemarie Peruzzi from Ruskin, FL United States  
Excellent product
We feel our relative is safe.

5 of 5 Easy installation April 15, 2022
Reviewer: Celeste Olsen from New Berlin, WI United States  
Easy installation on steel doors.  Gives me peace of mind. My husband has Alzheimer's is totally safe now.  What a relief!!

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