Pixie UTI Detection Pads with App

Pixie UTI Detection Pads with App

SKU: PX010

Availability: In stock

£39.00 with VAT Relief £46.80 incl. VAT ?

Key Benefits

  • Monitors urinary tract infection risk
  • Removes tricky challenge of taking urine samples
  • Maintains dignity for someone with dementia

Please Note: Currently only compatible with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s

Use two pads a week. Scan the pad with the app, store the history and share with a GP. Act sooner and learn the causes behind one of the most common causes of hospital admissions. Healthier got smarter.

Each pad works out at £3.90 - exceptional value!

UTIs can be tricky to detect in someone living with dementia. The associated behaviour change is often confused as dementia itself.

That’s where Pixie Pads can help. They’re soft, absorbent pads that can be slipped into incontinence briefs twice a week. They contain a sensor embedded within the pad. When the sensor comes into contact with urine, it will detect infection-causing bacteria. The app can store the history of multiple scans so that a medical professional can understand the Urinary history in more detail. Hopefully assisting in the best, fastest diagnosis.

When the Pixie Pad is later removed from the underwear, a carer or family member then uses the Pixie App on their phone to scan the QR code on the pad. This sends all data (including whether or not the bacterial levels indicate an infection) to be reviewed by the family member or care team, and appropriate treatment can be provided if necessary.

About UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTI) in people with dementia can sometimes cause complex and difficult symptoms, including pain, agitation, confusion and even hallucinations. Spotting when someone with dementia has developed a UTI can be tricky because they might not be able to tell you that they’re not feeling well. Many UTI symptoms in older people are often mistaken for a worsening of their dementia symptoms.

In fact, the best way to confirm the presence of a UTI is by taking a sample of urine, but collecting this in the traditional way is not easy, especially if the person with dementia doesn’t understand what you’re trying to do.

How to use the Pad and App. (See the How To Use Guide in the attachments section)

  • Download the app by clicking here
  • Scan the pad before inserting it to register its information.
  • Place a pad in the briefs of a loved one
  • After two hours, take out the pad and scan it with the Pixie App.
  • Results can be automatically shared with a medical professional or carer.
  • Used twice per week data is collated to regularly monitor bacteria levels and to prevent a serious infection developing.

  • Buying options:

  • One off sample pack (Pack of 10)
  • Monthly Subscription - Great for peace of mind (Pack of 10 pads every month)

  • Suitable for iPhone 6 and above

    App is free to download

    Patient information is stored in the Secure Pixie Cloud Service hosted on AWS. It is transmitted and stored according to principles of HIPAA, EU, and UK privacy protection standards.

    Features & Specification

    VAT Relief Yes


    The Journey Late, End
    Your Home Bathroom, Bedroom, Toilet
    Challenges Incontinence
    Living Better Healthy

    Delivery & returns

    UK Delivery Time 3 - 5 days
    International Delivery Contact customer service for information
    Returns Yes

    Additional Information

    Key Features - Monitors urinary tract infection risk
    - Removes tricky challenge of taking urine samples
    - Maintains dignity for someone with dementia
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    VAT Relief Yes
    Challenges Incontinence
    Living Better Healthy
    Your Home Bathroom, Bedroom, Toilet
    The Journey Late, End
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    Returns Yes
    Subscription No
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