Tag Archives: Glasgow School of Art

Dementia Dogs Trained to Comfort and Assist Owners (BBC Scotland)

Summary Dementia Dogs have been reported to reduce anxiety, depression and distress in people with early-stage dementia. Early trials in Scotland indicate that such pets can also be trained to help people in more practical ways; for example by reminding people … Continue reading

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Video Game Creators Developing Digital Technologies to Help People with Dementia (BBC News Scotland / Glasgow Caledonian University)

Summary Young software experts and designers more usually at home in Scotland’s creative computer-games industry are taking part in a 48-hour “boiler-room” challenge, at Glasgow Caledonian University, directed towards the rapid development of life-changing digital products with the potential to … Continue reading

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Living Well With Dementia: Design Challenge (Design Council)

Summary The Design Council, in partnership with the Department of Health, held a competition to encourage the development of five innovative ideas for products and services which should “make lives simpler, better and more enjoyable for those with dementia and … Continue reading

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