In the past weeks, Denizli District Dİrectorate of Police started a project to find sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease who were reported missing.
With this project, Department of Crime Scene Investigation at the Directorate aims to bring ease to the identification and tracking of Alzheimer’s patients. The project, which operates on the principle of voluntariness, tracks lost Alzheimer’s patients through pre-recorded fingerprints and demographic data and finds the families and caretakers in a short span of time.
In the course of the project, fourteen Alzheimer’s patients were recorded to the system through a collaboration between the District Directorate of Police Denizli chapter of Turkey Alzheimer Foundation. The directorate expects the data poolto expand with time.