Why might you want to join Dementia is a major challenge for all of us and has escalated in importance on the public policy agenda. With the right support and early diagnosis people living with dementia can have a good quality of life. We know housing is a major part of the solution to livingContinue reading “What is the Housing and Dementia Research Consortium?”
The report, ‘Silver Chic: The future of retirement housing and care’ contains two computer generated images that depict how care homes could look in fifty years time. (Now 44 years as the report was published in 2015) The designs are complete with ambient monitoring walls, rotating gardens and virtual pets for residents, and are completeContinue reading “Care homes of the future could see technology take a leading role in the delivery of care”
Published online by Cambridge University Press: 22 August 2019 Janeet Rondon-Sulbaran ,Jean Daly-Lynn ,Brendan McCormack ,Assumpta Ryan and Suzanne Martin Abstract The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of family carers supporting a relative living with dementia during and after the move to technology-enriched supported accommodation (TESA). The paper explores the informalContinue reading “An exploration of the experiences of informal carers supporting a relative living with dementia during and after the move to technology-enriched supported accommodation”
Last week, the Government announced that it will introduce monthly testing for all care home residents in the UK and weekly tests for staff. Monthly testing in care homes is not enough – AT Today – Assistive Technology
Tec stories for care home providers and commissioners – Resources – Think Local Act Personal Tec stories for care home providers and commissioners Added on 22/11/19 A set of case studies for care home providers and commissioners which shows how technology enabled care is changing the lives of care home residents.
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