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Is there a sensor that is capable of counting the daily number of flushes of a toilet?

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We need to count the number of flushes a day of an elderly person´s toilet.

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A person with dementia living alone could be flushing the toilet for any number of reasons. I'm not sure how useful or reliable these data would be.

If there's a water meter in the home you could take daily readings and figure it out roughly from that. But that still won't tell you what's being flushed, obviously.

Edit: I've just remembered the day my mother left the hot tap running... And I didn't twig until the water was stone cold in the evening... Like I said. The information is of limited value.
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I have no idea but I found this question to be kind of hilarious. I have grandkids and I can tell you that they will stand and flush endlessly. At least they flush the toilet.
My hubby is an engineer, this is the kind of question he'd take the time to figure out.
Curiosity is piqued.
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I hope you find such a device, but I'm really curious about what you will do with the information if you can get it.

So this person flushes once a day, or 92 times ... then what will you do?
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jvillial, that is interesting. Heck, at the end of the day I don't remember how many times I've been to the bathroom [WC or loo].

If you are able to find such a counter device, some people using the WC could be flushing 2 or 3 times at one sitting. Or if the person was like my elderly parents, who didn't want to waste water, they wouldn't flush after peeing.... [sigh].
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Thank you, the reason is that a person with dementia living still alone normally does not remember how many times used the WC and a device like that can be useful for the caring staff
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You may want to call a plumbing company to see if anything like that exist.

Curious why this would be needed. A person usually has their own routine which may be different from another person's needs.
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