Tag Archives: Virtual Care Home (Dementia-Friendly Design Principles)

Exploring How Digital Technology and Social Media Can Support People Living With Dementia (Nominet Trust)

Summary This blog post on the Nominet Trust website explores the growing number of ways by which access to the internet and the use digital technology can help to support people living with dementia and enhance their quality of life. This website contains many useful … Continue reading

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Dementia Rates in Northern Ireland to Double in 20 Years (BBC Northern Ireland News)

Summary It is estimated that 19,000 people in Northern Ireland have the condition currently. The number of people in Northern Ireland with dementia is expected to double in the next 20 years. This news item goes on to discuss adaptations … Continue reading

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Making Homes Dementia-Friendly: Short Video (BBC News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary This BBC News online video presents the results of research by the University of Stirling into how simple – and relatively inexpensive – design … Continue reading

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