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My simple invention, designed to keep my grandfather safe.

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My simple invention, designed to keep my grandfather safe.

  • 28/06/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Dementia, Brain & Mind, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

60% of people with dementia wander off, an issue that can prove hugely stressful for both patients and caregivers. In this charming talk, hear how teen inventor Kenneth Shinozuka came up with a novel solution to help his night-wandering grandfather and the aunt who looks after him ... and how he hopes to help others with Alzheimer's.

Published on TED Talks in November 2014

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Ianeon

Ianeon

9th July 2019

Gateshead Council use something similar except they put sensors on the doors and pressure pads under mats.

I hope he keeps thinking and inventing!

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