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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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Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 24 > Write a review and receive 10% off!

5 of 5 DOOR guardian Confounding Lock with key January 3, 2022
Reviewer: Rita Battle from Denver, CO United States  
I believe this lock is ingenious. I love it. I can go to sleep at night and not worry that my mom will get out of the apartment. Thank you.

5 of 5 Great door lock November 5, 2021
Reviewer: Setsuko Kataoka from Mililani, HI United States  
The product came quickly and we were able to install it easily using the tutorial video. It's a Godsend and we can sleep in peace knowing everyone stays in the house all night.

3 of 5 November 2, 2021
Reviewer: Lisa Crimella from Largo, FL United States  

5 of 5 Best wander stopper ever. October 12, 2021
Reviewer: Demetrios M from ,  
Secured to the top of the door, mom keeps trying to just wander out. But she doesn't understand why the door won't open and wanders onto the next door to open.
Sadly we needed to do this as part of her 24/7 care plan. She was getting up extra early to get out and explore.
The guardian door lock is so simple and easy to hide. It's been such a relief to have this extra security.

5 of 5 Great locks October 5, 2021
Reviewer: Phil Hinkle from ,  
The locks were easy to install and work great. It's given us peace of mind knowing my wife (with dementia) is safe and can't walk out into harms way. We are able to relax a little which we all needed.

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