JACKSON, Miss., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Samarion Chief Executive officer Mark Rodgers today announced that The Guardian House Alzheimer Care Facility has adopted the SamarionSolution.
The first commercial location to install the SamarionSolution, The Guardian House is a unique 60-bed nursing facility located in Lake Charles, La., that specializes in caring for residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia. The Guardian House is the only facility of its kind in Louisiana and in five surrounding states.
"The SamarionSolution enables our staff members to provide a higher level of care to Alzheimer's and dementia patients," said Neal Rider, Executive Director of The Guardian House. "The added security keeps our residents safer from falls and gives their families greater peace of mind. I have personally seen this innovative solution work and it will help save the lives of those in our home and others throughout the country."
Rider added, "I am very pleased with the way the SamarionSolution stops unassisted bed exits and wandering. Our staff members have embraced the system that notifies staff members immediately when residents require assistance so they can deliver the best possible care in a timely manner. We are already taking steps to install the system in two additional facilities."
"It has been a pleasure working with The Guardian House team on the first commercial installation of the SamarionSolution," said Rodgers. "Neal Rider and his staff share the passion for excellence in care and quality of life for the elderly that drives Samarion."
With the first commercial installation of the SamarionSolution complete, Samarion is now focused on marketing the SamarionSolution nationwide. In addition, the Company will continue to expand the functionality of the system to ensure the highest degree of quality of care and quality of life for long term care residents. The company has regional sales teams in place, and recently announced a strategic partnership with the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA).
AFA and Samarion recently formed a strategic alliance to address the critical need for optimal dementia care. Through this partnership, AFA and Samarion will work together to establish and enhance integrated technological and training systems for residences, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes as well as assist in the transitions in care environments.
Samarion, Inc. is a privately held healthcare technology corporation based in Jackson, Miss., solely dedicated to improving the quality of elder care. The company's innovative Enterprise Quality Improvement System - SamarionSolution - was developed and established to provide caregivers much-needed tools to achieve a higher standard of excellence in nursing homes and long-term specialty care facilities. Its technology includes SamarionPrevention, a unique blend of sophisticated technologies that incorporates image analysis software and intelligent alerting to reduce unassisted bed exits. For more information, call 866-QLTY-LTC or visit www.samarion.com.
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