Venner DruGuardian™ – Improving Patient Care and Staff Safety
The unique design of Venner DruGuardian™ security device monitors and records drug cabinet access. It acts primarily to deter drug theft and tampering whilst optimising staff and patient safety. Venner DruGuardian™ was carefully designed to aid staff in modifying their behaviour so trolley abandonment becomes an infrequent event.1,2
20-fold improvement between the baseline data where the drug cabinet was left unattended for longer than 40 seconds compared to the alarm being activated (480s vs 22s/day).3
95% improvement when using Venner DruGuardian™ with the alarm feature active.3
Alarm – activates when drug cabinet is unattended
Locking system – to prevent tampering
Multiple level security – 3 modes of security levels Low/Medium/High
Cradle – to secure Venner DruGuardian™ to the drug cabinet
Motion/light sensor – detect movement and activate the alarm, if the drug cabinet is left unattended
Wide angle camera – takes time stamped images
- Hodges E. et al. 2015: Nursing Times: 111(40): 20-21.
- Mariyaselvam M. 2016: pre-show newspaper Clinical Pharmacy Congress, London April 2016.
- Mariyaselvam M. et al. 2016: Eastern Academic Health Science Network.