Media Posts

New Zealand

Article about rugby league coach Mike McClennan who went missing in 2019 in Auckland . Date of article 4 Feb 2020. https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/health/2020/02/public-urged-to-watch-out-for-dementia-patients.html

Article about Alzheimers Whanganui and the Wander Search programme. Date of article 16 Jan 2020. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/premium/news/article.cfm?c_id=1504669&objectid=12300687

Article about twin autistic boys who have Wander Search wrist devices in Dunedin. Date of article 17 Nov 2019 https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/keeping-track-twins

Article about encouraging people to use Wander Search devices. Date of article 13 June 2019 https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/392002/as-more-elderly-wander-off-landsar-suggests-tracking-devices

Article about number of searches and encouraging people to use Wander Search devices. Date of article 13 June 2019 https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/on-air/mike-hosking-breakfast/audio/carl-mconie-cognitive-impairments-behind-one-in-five-missing-person-searches/

Article about number of searches and encouraging people to use Wander Search devices. Date of article 12 June 2019 https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12239394

International

Article about Project Lifesaver in Loudonville, Ohio, USA. Date of Article 31 Jan 2020 https://www.the-daily-record.com/news/20200131/project-lifesaver-helps-locate-wandering-dementia-patients-in-record-time

Article about Project Lifesaver in Loudon County, Tennessee, USA. Date of Article 5 Feb 2020 http://www.news-herald.net/news/project-lifesaver-offers-peace-of-mind/article_47354a4e-0654-528a-bca8-b01dd09952c9.html

Article about Project Lifesaver in Pennington County, South Dakota, USA this is a similar system to New Zealand’s Wander Search. Date of article 13 Jan 2020. https://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/missing-man-found-safe-highlights-safety-program-for-people-with/article_8a4f2d22-281f-54de-9ba8-f81711c356f8.html