Every minute matters when someone collapses from a heart attack or stroke. There was news about people suffering a cardiac arrest inside a locked toilet cubicle at a lounge and unfortunately no one noticed it within the first few hours. With the door locked up, privacy concern remains the barrier to understanding the situation inside cubicles. Especially at elderly day care center like ours, we don’t want to risk delaying treatments to any possible victims when they are out of our sight.
To avoid privacy invasion inside washrooms, radar-based motion sensors are installed above the ceiling of every toilet cubicle. Precise detection of people’s movement allows management team to realize if there is any abnormal behavior happening behind the door. Suspicious fall down or unusual long stay will trigger alerts and push notifications will be sent to management teams for immediate attention.
Introducing these real-time motion sensors into washrooms has relieved the management teams’ safety worries as they will no longer be kept in the dark when accidents happen. Instant action can be taken to diminish the adverse outcome of delays in identification of accidents.