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Parents Beware – Medications and the Risk to Children

Before medications disappear

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare – stumbling upon a child unconscious from an apparent ingestion of medications. Now the clock starts and every minute counts. Who do you contact? 911? Poison Control? Might we suggest 911 and let the operator connect with whoever else may be necessary to
help in this situation. To do otherwise may delay help in the form of emergency medical services.

Remember, time counts! The trick is to follow advice from the professionals, especially when it comes to things like whether to induce vomiting – or not.

We have another suggestion: how about a locking medication box that will prevent a child from accessing potentially dangerous medications, vitamins, supplements, etc. in the first place. Keep in mind that children will explore their world. Once they are mobile, as in crawling, your vigilance needs to kick into full gear. Infants do a lot of their exploring with their mouths. Everything is worth a taste.

Older children will consider anything that looks like candy to be fair game. At this point we won’t even go into what pre-teens and teens may be up to. We know from research about 20% of them are getting opioids from home. Infants and young children cannot be expected to look out for their own best interests. This falls on you.

So called child-resistant caps and lids may not be the answer to unwanted entry by your loved ones. It may just provide an additional challenge. Can you really afford to take the chance? So what can you do?

Here at Wellbeings®, we have the solution – the Wellbeings Medical Lock Box. Constructed of sturdy materials, our boxes will safely store all your dangerous medications. The combination locking system eliminates the need to add yet another key to your key ring and potentially lose it.

Available in two sizes, this indispensable item is the answer to safety in the home when it comes to access by children. Choose the size to accommodate all of your meds, etc.

When it comes to the welfare of all of our children, being proactive is the way to go. Wellbeings Medical Lock Boxes can be part of your defense strategy.

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Wellbeings own line of Locking Medication Boxes!

Med lock box

Wellbeings Medical Products Inc., the retail products division of Wellbeings, now offers Locking Medications Boxes for sale on line and through direct orders.

It’s the perfect solution to concerns about deterring access medications by children and teenagers in the home. It’s also ideal for restricting access to medications in institutional settings, in home care settings, in schools, while traveling and for transporting medications anywhere, even picking up prescriptions at the pharmacy.

“We’ve seen increasing interest from hospitals and pharmacies, pain management clinics and even pharmaceutical research departments” says Wellbeings President Peggi Shepherd DeGroote. “Foster homes and home care services have also placed orders – and expressed their delight that there is a product like this available in Canada! “

“And, importantly, we regularly hear from customers who are grateful that they have finally found a solution for their concerns, whether it be from mothers with small children at home or with teenagers and their friends around. Their grandparents are concerned too!”

To order a Wellbeings Locking Medications Box simply click on the boxes shown on this website! For larger orders please call directly to our Marketing Services 905 570 5578.

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Features & Benefits

Med lock box

The Wellbeings Medication Lock Box has been developed as a secure solution for keeping medications safely stored at home, in a facility or while traveling.

The design and construction of each unit has been carefully researched and engineered to provide the best possible restricted access to medications while also being reliable and easy to use.

The design of the box has evolved to the current models we are offering. Safe round corners and shoulders, a strong carrying handle, the most reliable lock available, an easy to clean waterproof interior and top quality materials and finishes make the Wellbeings Medication Lock box the best choice in the market.

Size Options:

Offered in two sizes, customers choose the one most suited to their needs. The Standard model easily holds 12 or more standard sized medications bottles or containers. It’s a popular choice for young families, grandparents, caregivers for seniors living alone or anyone who wishes to lock up medications in their home.

Commercial facilities often choose the Standard model as well for day to day security of medication they are handling, storing or transporting. If a large amount of medications need to be protected or stored the Large size lock box is a favored choice. Mostly chosen for institutional uses the Large size is often requested by families where more medications are present. This size also comfortably stores blister packed pill containers.