The Project Lifesaver Program is meant for individuals that are in need of monitoring and suffer from a medical need that requires monitoring, i.e. Alzheimer’s, Autism, Dementia, and so forth. The client must be under the care of a physician that has documented their medical need. The client must not be able to drive or have access to a vehicle. The client must also have 24 hours, 7 days a week, care and are not left alone at any time.
The client must be unable to care for him or herself and must reside with the primary caregiver.
Project Lifesaver Transmitters will be placed with clients ONLY, at the request of a legally responsible party, i.e.:
Son or Daughter, in the absence of a spouse
Family member having legal, primary caregiver responsibility
Assisted living or nursing home administrator requiring transmitter for client to reside at the facility.
In the event that there is no spouse and there is a disagreement on placement, NO placement will be done until requested by the family member having legal authority via power of attorney or court order naming him/ her as the responsible caregiver.
On or about the first Thursday of every month, a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office representative will meet with the client to replace the transmitter’s battery and ensure the proper functioning of the transmitter.
Thank you for your interest in the Project Lifesaver Program. If you are interested in participating, we can arrange a time to meet to discuss the Project Lifesaver Agreement and the expectations of the client, caregiver and the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office.