Project Lifesaver helps save lives and reduce potential injury for adults and children who wander due to:
Other Related Disorders
Each Project Lifesaver participant wears a personalized bracelet that emits a tracking signal, which enables trained rescue personnel to quickly locate them. In the last 18 years over 3,000 searches have been performed with a 100 percent success rate.
A person must:
Be a resident of Chesterfield County
Have a full-time caregiver
Not be allowed to operate a motor vehicle
Have a physician's diagnosis of a cognitive disorder that warrants participation in Project Lifesaver
Be prone to the life-threatening behavior of wandering
The police department will provide the radio-operated wrist transmitters.
Participants will be charged a one-time administrative fee of $388.71.
Once the contract agreement has ended, the transmitter will be returned to the police department.