The alarm cushion has a integral pressure sensor that activates an alarm when a resident leaves the day chair. The alarm is mounted on the rear of the chair away from the residents reach. Powered by a 9 volt battery available in supermarkets.
The cushion measures 40 x 45 x 9cm it has a zippered vinyl with cloth cover that is removable and washable.
The cushion is designed to be used as a signaling devise to alert caregivers that a patient has left the day chair or has fallen or about to slide off the seat.