Tag Archives: Simulated Presence

Non-Pharmacological Treatments for Lewy Body Dementia (Psychological Medicine / International Psychogeriatrics)

Summary Lewy Body Dementia (dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia) involves visual hallucinations, fluctuating cognition / attention, motor disturbances, falls, and extreme sensitivity to antipsychotics. Caution in the use of pharmacological treatments such as antipsychotics is advised in … Continue reading

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King’s Fund: Assisted Living Innovation Platform Progress Update

Summary The Nocturnal Project (Night Optimised Care Technology for UseRs Needing Assisted Lifestyles) involves the use of assisted living technology to improve older people’s quality of life. The latest developments to increase elderly people’s independence at home are related to the … 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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