90 per cent of the Danish population want to equip people with dementia with a GPS tracker so they can be found quickly should they go missing.
We often hear about people with dementia that go missing and are searched for by the police with helicopter and dog patrols. Actually, more than 1000 persons with dementia stray from their home in Denmark every year.
However, with the help of a GPS tracker, they can easily be found, and 90 per cent of the Danish population believe that all people with dementia ought to have one such device, according to a survey conducted by —YouGov for DaneAge Association.
Read the article at DR News (Danish)