Tag Archives: Dementia Wandering Prevention Devices

Developments in Smart Assistive Technology to Support People With Dementia (Frontiers in Pharmacology)

Summary A recent systematic investigates the use of remote “sensing technology” to assess behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), and for monitoring people with dementia more generally. The broad categories of technology considered include (i) wearable sensors, (ii) non-wearable … Continue reading

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Digital Health: Working in Partnership (Department of Health / Healthcare UK)

Summary The “Digital health: working in partnership” report on digital health from the Department of Health and Healthcare UK explores the potential gains, in terms of the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery, to be derived from telecare, telehealth, mobile … Continue reading

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Public Awareness and Demand for Health and Care Technology (Carers UK)

Summary Carers UK, supported by Tunstall Healthcare (UK), commissioned a national opinion poll to investigate attitudes towards health and care technologies, telehealth and telecare. Their research discovered low public awareness of health and care technologies, and an under-appreciation of their potential. Full … Continue reading

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Wandering Prevention Device (Lok8u Ltd)

Summary A local company (Lok8u Ltd) has launched a dementia wandering prevention device. This wrist mounted GPS / GSM / RF device may be used in the home and out and about. The main advantages of this equipment is that … Continue reading

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