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Moms keys


Registered User
Sep 1, 2014
Hi my mom has dementia and is still looking after herself in her own home but she keeps loosing her house keys we are in the process of getting her locks changed so that she only has on key for both doors has anyone got any suggestions which keys will be appropriate. Thanks for any advice.


Registered User
Apr 6, 2011
North Manchester
If you are replacing eurolocks and don't want intruders to be able to use a bump key
either home made, I've tried it, it works
or from a purchased set.
how bumping works

or snap the lock

I suggest you use

which can be obtained from any locksmith or bought online

You could specify a thumbturn on the inside which prevents a key being left in on the inside which prevents the use of a key on the outside. If you do this check with your insurers as some will not accept keyless exit which allows the door to be opened to remove large articles after gaining entry through a small opening, how many of you actually lock your doors on the inside even if the facility exists?


Registered User
Apr 24, 2013
On advice I had a key safe mounted discreetly outside the front door so that in an emergency or if keys get lost then there is a spare set available. It has turned out to be a great idea for visiting family too if John doesn't hear them at the door.


Registered User
Jun 14, 2013
When mum was at home we had a key safe, keyfinders and left keys with good neighbours. Oh and had locksmith on speed dial!

Good luck