Tag Archives: Personhood

House of Memories: National Museums Liverpool (NML)

Summary This report is an evaluation of the House of Memories programme, run by National Museums Liverpool (NML), in using objects and memorabilia from the museum to enrich and enliven the lives of people living with dementia. “Watching people who … Continue reading

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Sexualities and Dementia Education Resource (Dementia Training Study Centres)

Summary The Dementia Training Study Centres (created by the Australian Government in 2006) has produced an online resource designed to help health professionals understand and develop acceptable approaches to sexual matters and the need for intimacy on the part of … Continue reading

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Integrated Dementia Care: the Eight Pillars Model of Community Support (Alzheimer Scotland)

Summary Dementia affects the lives of 84,000 people in Scotland. Alzheimer Scotland’s “Eight Pillars” model was designed to facilitate the integration of health care interventions with social care interventions in Scotland. This report defines an integrated, comprehensive and evidence-based approach … Continue reading

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Improving Later Life (Age UK)

Summary This electronic book is a compilation of themed insights, each of the sections being written by various experts in their fields, concerning the best evidence available on the main issues in the health and wellbeing of people aged 85 … 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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Research and Development Work On Assistive Technology 2009-10

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT) Volume 1 Issue 5 December 2010]. Abstract The Foundation for Assistive Technology (FAST) promotes the use of assistive technologies for people with dementia and their carers, including innovations such as “smart” … Continue reading

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