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Government Funded Assistive Technology Research and Development Projects (Department of Health)

Summary This Department of Health report gives an overview of government-funded projects to support the development, introduction and evaluation of assistive technology. Assistive technologies are intended to broaden the activities, independence and / or wellbeing of disabled and older people. This … Continue reading

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Using Assistive Technology to Support People with Dementia (Housing LIN)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary This Housing LIN review examines the many ways in which Assistive Technology (AT) can support people with dementia.  This document looks at … Continue reading

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Research and Development Work on Assistive Technology 2010/11 (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 2, September 2011]. Summary This annual report describes the wide range of government-funded projects supporting the development, introduction and evaluation of assistive technologies. Contents … Continue reading

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CPVS: Cell Phone Video Streaming in Alzheimer’s Disease

Summary Remaining at home as long as possible can be personally, socially and economically beneficial for many people with dementia and their families. A summary of aims of this project, conducted by the Faculty of Computing and Engineering at the University … Continue reading

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NOCTURNAL (Night Optimised Care Technology for UseRs Needing Assisted Lifestyles) Project

Summary Funded by the EPSRC and TSB under their Assisted Living Innovation Platform, the NOCTURNAL project addresses the needs of people with the early stages of dementia at night, as well as those of their families and carers. People with … Continue reading

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COGWORKS: The Cognitive Health and Wellbeing Hub

Summary The Network aims to develop a research strategy aimed at identifying environmental, social and new technological interventions that promote healthy cognitive ageing and independence in later life. Researchers from a wide range of disciplines such as architecture, medicine, sociology and the … Continue reading

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COGKNOW: Helping People with Mild Dementia Navigate Their Day

Summary The COGKNOW DayNavigator is a holistic solution that assists persons with dementia within their own homes and outside. It gives increased independence and quality of life, while giving carers much-needed relief not having to monitor the person with dementia … Continue reading

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