for Bedwetting Alarm
Attach the alarm to pyjama jacket or nightdress top as shown.
Cut off one end of an absorbent pad and insert the sensor
in between the layers. Anchor with the crocodile clip to the
pad. Uncover the backing strip and stick the pad inside a
pair of close fitting pants, ensuring the sensor is located
where it will come in contact with the flow of urine. Or,
if you prefer not to use pads, sandwich the sensor between
two pairs of cotton briefs (not boxer shorts) or place within
fold of Y-front, and anchor by locating the crocodile clip
on the waistband of the pants, with addition of a strip of
adhesive tape across wire if needed for stability to fasten
the sensor plate correctly in the area of urine flow. The
sensor plate must not be in direct contact with the skin.
When the bedwetting alarm is activated, try and stop any more
urine from being released from the bladder, remove the sensor,
and dry it by wiping with a cloth. Stop the sound by
pressing the small button, then use the lavatory to completely
empty the bladder. Replace the sensor into a fresh pad or
pair of pants as before.
can help in waking up children when the alarm sounds. This
is reassuring and helpful, especially during the first few
· The reset button will stop the alarm from sounding
only if the sensor plate is dry.
· There is no on/off switch that could allow the alarm
to be switched off and ignored. Drain on the batteries is
minute except when the alarm is sounding.
· The sensor is firmly connected to the alarm to prevent
accidental disconnection. However, the sensor can be unplugged
and replaced. If it is required to make disconnection more
difficult the plastic tag on the connector can be cut off.
· Rapid wakening on hearing the bedwetting alarm is
vital for success. Bed wetters are often very heavy sleepers,
so better results are obtained if parents help to wake the
child when the alarm sounds.
· To avoid relapse, use the alarm for several weeks
after dryness has been achieved.
· Use the progress chart. Great encouragement is derived
from seeing steady improvement.
· Always praise the user for a dry night; never scold
or chastise for a wet night. Encouragement is the key to success.
· Best results are obtained when treatment is supervised
by a trained health care professional.
Hearing aid/calculator batteries AG13 or equivalent, SP675H,
H1154, MR44, RW52, PX675, 675RP, HG13 or SR44, SG13 and L1154.
PLEASE DO NOT USE ZINC AIR BATTERIES AS THEY
CONTINUOUSLY DISCHARGE REGARDLESS OF BUZZING.
Batteries are provided free of charge with the purchase and
units are tested prior to packaging.
Batteries are safely secured within the alarm, so they cannot
be accessed by children.
Batteries should be replaced only by adults.
Batteries do tend to deteriorate during use and storage. It
is advisable to test the unit before use; this can be simply
done by moistening the finger and touching the sensor. The
unit should always alarm. If the unit does not alarm, flash,
or vibrate, replace the batteries. In use the batteries should
not be expected to last more than 1 ~ 2 months. It is advisable
to test the unit regularly. To change the batteries on the
Malem® Alarm, carefully lever up the battery cover with
a small screw driver and remove the top. Take special care
to observe correct polarity when replacing all the batteries
(see diagram). Only touch the sides of the battery, or use
tweezers. Make sure batteries are not loose within the compartment.
Always replace all three batteries together.
Important ~ please remove batteries if the alarm is not going
to be used for some time.
The sensor wire clips into the base of the unit. The sensor
is non-corrosive and will not deteriorate with use and exposure
to bedwetting. The crocodile clip is gold plated..
The wire that connects the sensor to the alarm unit is a vitally
important link. The wire is sufficiently flexible to be comfortable
in use but sufficiently robust to ensure long life. It will
not, however, tolerate abuse.
Do not use the wire to pull the sensor out of a pad – always
undo the clip.
Do not clip the crocodile clip to the sensor wire.
We do know of some cases where a child has found reassurance
and pleasure from fondling the wire. This causes the wire
or the insulation to break internally, causing failure of
Place the wire under the nightwear.