Tag Archives: Wandering Prevention Devices

Dementia-Friendly Technology Charter (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary The Dementia-Friendly Technology Charter, developed as one part of the Dementia Friendly Communities component of the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge, is about ensuring people with dementia benefit from the many forms of new technology created with their interests in … Continue reading

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Digital Health: Working in Partnership (Department of Health / Healthcare UK)

Summary The “Digital health: working in partnership” report on digital health from the Department of Health and Healthcare UK explores the potential gains, in terms of the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery, to be derived from telecare, telehealth, mobile … Continue reading

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Public Awareness and Demand for Health and Care Technology (Carers UK)

Summary Carers UK, supported by Tunstall Healthcare (UK), commissioned a national opinion poll to investigate attitudes towards health and care technologies, telehealth and telecare. Their research discovered low public awareness of health and care technologies, and an under-appreciation of their potential. Full … Continue reading

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Police Use GPS Trackers to Locate People with Dementia (BBC News)

Summary Sussex Police is the first force in Britain to pay for a GPS tracking device which may be used by people with dementia and their families / carers. The device promises to be an invaluable aid to finding people with dementia … Continue reading

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The ATTILA Trial: Assistive Technology and Telecare to Maintain Independent Living At Home (UKCTG)

Summary This page, on the UK Clinical Trials Gateway (UKCTG), introduces the “ATTILA Trial: Assistive Technology and Telecare to maintain Independent Living At home for people with dementia” project, which is currently recruiting participants. The aim of this trial is to … Continue reading

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Government Announces £22 Million For Dementia Research (Alzheimer’s Society / Department of Health / NIHR)

[A version of this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Summary Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that Government spending on dementia research will be boosted by two-thirds, with a £22 … Continue reading

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Wandering Prevention Device (Lok8u Ltd)

Summary A local company (Lok8u Ltd) has launched a dementia wandering prevention device. This wrist mounted GPS / GSM / RF device may be used in the home and out and about. The main advantages of this equipment is that … Continue reading

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