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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: 19 > Write a review and receive 10% off!

4 of 5 July 12, 2021
Reviewer: from ,  

5 of 5 A site that I will go to again June 25, 2021
Reviewer: Richard Collins from Pittsfield, MA United States  
Very happy with the service and the quality  of the product

4 of 5 Really amazing lock !! June 14, 2021
Reviewer: from Vancouver, WA  
Wonderful concept - can work for anyone wishing to keep others out without having to use locking doorknobs...even for young children !!

5 of 5 Good so far May 24, 2021
Reviewer: Mara G from ,  
I've only installed one and only with the 3m so it really hasn't been put they it's paces yet but the latch is enough to slow someone down if they don't remember how it works

5 of 5 Security for my wife April 14, 2021
Reviewer: Bruce E. Kahn from Chevy Chase, MD United States  
I found the written installation instructions confusing as well as the video online.  However, with only a few parts I was able to figure it all out.  The lock is excellent!  It plus the STOP sign have stopped my wife's wandering for now.  Hope the effect is lasting.  Very happy with both products.

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