A Resident's Door Should Not
Obstacle to Independence!
Sometimes an obstacle is not
until a solution becomes
Independent Living communities provide
seniors with the environment and amenities that offer a
quality of life purposely intended for them. The
Private-Door Assistant promotes this lifestyle by removing
the barriers that doors are to residents who use
wheelchairs, scooters, walkers and canes. With the
Private-Door Assistant, the opening and closing of a door
becomes a simple act again, instead of a challenge. Current
and prospective residents will appreciate the effort you
have taken to ensure their accessibility to the facility's
amenities and social functions when you offer a
Private-Door has developed the
"Independent Living Program" to assist manager to determine
how best to provide the convenience of Private-Door with no
or a minimal cost to management. Click here to receive the
"Independent Living Program".
What Are Private-Door Automatic Door Operators
automatic door openers are life-enhancing products that were
purposely designed to address the special needs of senior
living. Private-Door simplifies the day for residents who
use wheelchairs, scooters, walkers and canes by automating
the doors to their apartments. Private-Door is a signature
amenity that current and prospective residents will see as
an exceptional service your organization provides to enrich
Enrich The Quality Of Life For Residents
Living Facilities provide an environment and amenities to
seniors that assure a �quality of life� that is purposely
intended for them. Because a majority of residents use
either a wheelchair, walker or cane everyday, facilities are
designed to accommodate these assistive devices.
Private-Door promotes a self-reliant lifestyle by removing
the barrier their apartment door can be to their
independence. Private-Door simplifies their day by making
the opening and closing of their apartment door a simple act
again. With remote control convenience, residents will enjoy
uninhibited access to activities and services they value
Enhance The Facility's Image
providers give careful and thoughtful consideration to the
individual as well as the collective needs of the residents.
They provide specialized services, social activities,
security and other amenities that encourage self-reliance
and participation in community activities. Private-Door
compliments these efforts by assisting the residents to be
self-reliant and involved in social activities. By
automating the apartment doors of residents a major
impediment to their independence is eliminated. Prospective
clients will recognize and appreciate the effort taken to
ensure accessibility to their apartment and to the
facility�s activities and amenities.
Increase Revenues And Minimize Vacancies
Living Facilities require residents to be able to perform
activities of daily living with a minimum of staff support.
Studies show that the ability to enter and leave one�s
dwelling is the most common activity seniors need assistance
with. With Private-Door resident dependence on staff for
assistance is reduced, freeing staff to fulfill other
duties. Private-Door may reduce potential vacancies. Current
residents will remain independent longer, extending their
stay in the facility. Automating the apartment doors for
potential residents will expand the new client base to
include individuals who need additional assistance without
impact to staff.
Reduce Potential Liability By
Minimizing Potentials For Falls
reduces the potential for falls by residents who use walkers
or canes. These residents find the opening of their
apartment door a major challenge. The first challenge is
opening a self closing door while using a walker or cane.
The second challenge is to hold the self closing door open
while passing through the doorway. Private-Door eliminates
this frustrating activity while reducing the potential for a
with walkers and wheelchairs will unintentionally damage the
self closing doors and wall treatments as they enter and
exit their apartment. Private-Door will virtually eliminate
this damage by opening and holding open the door while they
pass through the doorway.
Simple To Install and Transferable
The Private-Door is designed to be simple to install and
transferable. Maintenance personnel can relocate
Private-Door to an apartment where it is required.
Private-Door requires no complicated electric strike and all
components mount to the edge of the door. No high voltage
wiring is required, power is provided by a 12-volt plug-in
Features And Benefits For The Resident And Management
Private-Door is a unique product that
provides features and benefits that both the resident and
management can enjoy.
Free-Float System, permits normal manual operation of the
door. This permits a spouse or staff to enter the apartment
without any increased resistance to the doors operation.
� Obstruction Sensing, if an obstacle interferes with the
doors operation the Private-Door will revert to Free-Float
and the door can be moved manually to remove the
� Door Check, Private-Door will recognize when a door was
unintentionally left ajar after manual operation and close
� Timer to Close, Private-Door will automatically close the
door after the resident passes through the doorway after a
predetermined period of time.
� No complicated and involved strike release to be
installed. This reduces alterations and damage to the door
� No high voltage wiring. Power is provided by a simple
plug-in 12 volt transformer that can be plugged into a
convenient wall outlet.
� All components mount to edge of door, not to the surface.
When the operator is transferred to another unit no mounting
holes are seen on the surface of the door.
� Portable, can be removed by resident or transferred to
another unit by management.
� Reduces residents dependence on staff. Private-Door is a
unique product that provides features and benefits that both
the resident and management can enjoy.
New Revenue Stream With Private-Door
one method of evaluating how, or if, to recover the initial
investment in providing Private-Door can be applied. Each
organization places its own value on goodwill and the
amenities necessary to fulfill their mission to serve the
resident. Where one organization may choose to purchase a
Private-Door another may choose to assess a minimal
surcharge to the rent. Some organizations may choose to let
the tenant buy the operator themselves. The three models are
reviewed in detail in Private-Door's "Independent Living
Private-Door's "Independent Living Program" assist managers
to determine how best to provide the convenience of
Private-Door with no or a minimal cost to management.