Samarion CEO and CAST Commissioner Mark Rodgers Slated as Featured Panelist
for 'Falls and Technology' Education Session
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Stop Falls Now! That is not just a worthwhile message or future goal that Samarion brings to the AAHSA 2008 Annual Meeting and Exposition, but is now a reality. For the first time, Samarion will present live demonstrations of its unprecedented fall prevention system at this show.
Beyond slogans or theory, LTC providers will be able to see firsthand how the SamarionSolution will equip them to significantly prevent unassisted bed exit falls. Falls represent the No. 1 cause of serious accidental injury and deaths in elder home care and LTC facilities. Unlike any other fall management device or notification system, Samarion's restraint-free fall prevention component provides caregivers with the ability to intervene with residents before harmful falls occur. With the SamarionSolution, residents and their families will have an unparalleled level of safety, security and peace of mind.
"The statistics of nursing home falls is staggering," said Samarion Chief Executive Officer Mark E. Rodgers. "While the statistics are overwhelming, we have to remember that behind the numbers are wonderful seniors who deserve the safety and security that technology can now provide. Although we cannot possibly stop every fall, the value of saving one fall is beyond measure. We look forward to working with compassionate caregivers in reversing the fall trend and dramatically improving the quality of life for the millions of seniors in long term care," continued Rodgers.
The SamarionSolution is reliable, easy-to-use transformational
technology providing restraint-free fall prevention; unsafe wandering and
elopement prevention; abuse and neglect prevention; staff management and
facility monitoring; and a family-and-friends communications system that
greatly improves the quality of the lives
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